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Be Intentional Always

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Be Intentional Always Scroll down to listen or Click Here! I stopped being intentional and it shows. I feel the effects in my life. I see the effects. There is a big difference in how I go about living when I practice being intentional. When I give thought to what I want out of my day. Not in the sense of checking off a to-do list but more in the sense of what I want to get out of the day.  "Being Intentional means making deliberate choices to reflect what is most important to us. Becoming intentional can help us maintain a positive mindset, reach goals, experience more clarity, and be more present. It can also increase our focus and commitment and bring more purpose and meaning to our lives."  When I am not being intentional, I feel like I'm just going through the paves of life. Moving aimlessly from one thing to the next. Wandering but not living. I think the most interesting part of how I feel is that I'm taking life for granted. Instead of living in the moment, I

Podcast: 98 Best Sci-Fi Movies from Looper: Part 1 98-70

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Listen to the podcast  here or scroll down. Independence Day, my favorite from the list so far Looper released a list of the top 98 sci-fi movies of all time and we need to discuss. First of all, how many of these movies have you seen? So far out of 28, I have seen 11 of them. So maybe my sci-fi card is safe. This is Part 1: 98-70 of the list. 3:44 Stress management tip: benefits of reading 4:44 Looper article 5:33 98-96 Zardoz, NausicaƤ of the Valley of the Wind, The Mitchells vs. The Machines 7:29 Demolition Man 10:45 Independence Day and Donnie Darko 13:30 The Martian 15:50 Fast Color 18:20 Interstellar 20:09 Dredd 27:14 Contact 29:00 Cloud Atlas 30:10 10 Cloverfield Lane 32:20 Little Shop of Horrors 35:00 Men In Black 36:25 Gravity

Breathe and Read: Seven Benefits to Reading

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In my mind, I have all the time in the world. In reality, I am barely making it through the day with my full sanity intact. Reading settles me and gives me joy. I used to read a lot more than I do now. I am working on getting back to it but good grief life keeps getting in the way lol. I want to read EVERYTHING and since I have started reading nonfiction books and love it, my reading list is even longer.  However, I try to curl up with a book for at least 15 minutes every day. It brings me some peace. If you do a quick Google search you find the top seven benefits of reading listed below. 7 benefits of reading  Stress reduction  Improved memory  Increased knowledge  Empathy Improved focus Increased imagination and creativity  Boost cognitive function  Breathe and read! I am still reading Rest is Resistance: A Manifesto by Tricia Hersey and the web novel, My Vampire System, by JKSManga