Tag: Reading

Weekend Reading | The Full Helping

A little while ago, a friend asked for help in a way that really impressed me. She reached out to me and another friend, explaining a difficult situation she was dealing with and simply asking whether we wouldn’t mind checking in on her from time ...

Weekend Reading | The Full Helping

I didn’t use to be much of a procrastinator, but unfortunately it’s a tendency that seems to creep up on me more and more with each passing year. It’s probably a good thing in some ways: back when I was doing my post-bacc, I was so overcommitted ...

Weekend Reading | The Full Helping

Along with so many others around the world, I had Australia, its people, and its wild animals in my heart this week.At first, when I’d only heard of the fires and seen a few headlines, I thought to myself how frightening it must be. It was only ...

Weekend Reading | The Full Helping

We’re less than a week into the new year, but five days is usually enough for me to have at least an inkling about how my intentions are panning out. So far, my actions feel mostly aligned with the intentions I’ve had for 2020. Those are:To take ...

Weekend Reading | The Full Helping

I’m sure I say this every single year, but I’m amazed that this one is about to be over. 2019 flew by.Technically speaking, a lot happened this year. I finished ten years of grad school, wrapped up my internship, and became a dietitian, all of ...

Weekend Reading | The Full Helping

For me, the holiday season presents an opportunity to look back at the year behind me and practice gratitude for all I’ve experienced. One of the highlights of 2019 was having the opportunity to travel to South Korea, where I learned the story of ...

Weekend Reading | The Full Helping

It was a spectacular week of recipe fails around here, which is why I haven’t had anything to post. Not just recipes that needed fine tuning, mind you, but real duds.It was frustrating. Needless to say, I reacted by bearing down and retesting ...

Weekend Reading | The Full Helping

In addition to being the first day of the month, it’s also the first day of Advent. I grew up observing the Advent season at home. My holiday celebration is different now that I’m older and on my own, but I do still try to keep Advent in my heart ...

Weekend Reading | The Full Helping

I’m writing this post as I make my way home from a faraway place. I’ll be sharing more about the trip next weekend. For now, I’ll say that this experience has made me grateful on two fronts: grateful for the opportunity to leave home and explore ...

Weekend Reading | The Full Helping

This week, I tried a new exercise: each night before bed, I made a quick list of the things that had given me happiness that day. It was surprisingly illuminating.I’ve done gratitude journaling before, but this was different. Whereas the list of ...

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