July 2019 :: On My Shelf
Happy July! I just finished a lovely beach-and-ice-cream-cone day, and am picking up on the pace on my reading list
I finished How to Be a Good Creature by Sy Montgomery in one sitting. What a charming and sweet love note to the animals that taught Sy their life-changing lessons! It's got me thinking about my animals and who who make my top-ten-teachers list. The easy ones:
One short podcast that stood out to me this week was from Ted Talks Daily: Why you should define your fears instead of your goals, by Tim Ferriss (here's a link to the Ted talk itself). He created a system that forces you to tackle your major decisions and anxieties head on, writing out in detail what your'e afraid of happening; what resources you have to lessen the impact of those outcomes; and what your life will look like in six months, a year, three years if you take no action. My kind of strategizing!