Category: Self-identity

  • Week #46 and 47 – Assurance and Surrender

    Week #46 – Assurance

    I paid attention to how my internal and external reality changed when I focused on feeling assured. First of all, I felt pulled to pay attention … Read more

  • Week #45 – Intention

    I really enjoyed the experiment of setting 100+ intentions per day. I experimented with different ways of saying the intention, just to see if some ways landed better than others. … Read more

  • Week #40 – Integrity

    Keeping this value at the back of my mind simplifies things, for the most part, I found. How I should act in a particular scenario becomes clear because I don’t … Read more

  • Week #33 – Resolve

    It’s interesting how these weeks sometimes pan out. I’ve done this weekly value exploration long enough now to really allow myself to sink into a value from day #1. Of … Read more

  • Week #31 and 32 – Wellness and Trust


    I was unwell during the week of wellness which was ironic. I had a particularly rough PMS followed by a particularly painful period which made a lot of my … Read more

  • Week #15 and #16 – Openheartedness and Ease

    I’m combining the updates for weeks #15 and #16.

    Week #15 was about openheartedness. It was a really heart-centered week given the value in focus. What I particularly liked about … Read more

  • Week #11: Fun

    My birthday week was nothing less than a massive roller coaster. And roller coasters are fun, aren’t they? Well, however I interpret it, it’s undeniable that the week was memorable.… Read more

  • Week #7: Engagement

    The power of engagement is that it gives us a deeper, richer experience of life. With recent events highlighting the importance of this value in my life, I’m glad that … Read more

  • Update: How The Year of Values exploration is going so far

    The exploration has been all that I thought it would be and more. I especially like how the value for each week chooses itself. By Thursday evening latest, the value … Read more

  • Love for love’s own sake

    I’ve been thinking about love a lot lately. I recently finished listening to Susan Piver’s The Wisdom of the Broken Heart and am currently listening to Sharon Salzberg’s Real LoveRead more