intentions2k15: a year’s worth of intentions….sort of.

last year, i read an interesting article about new year’s resolutions. rather than big resolutions, the author suggested an intention for every week. this idea resonated with me instantly. having a couple, even just one,[…]

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intention no. 22: compliment a stranger

you don’t need to be good at math to notice i’ve missed a few posts. truth is: i didn’t want this to become a burden while each intention is important, not every one deserves a[…]

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intention no. 19: go on a picnic

i’ve been slacking a little with my intentions between work travel and family coming into town. but i’m trying not to let it stress me out while still holding myself accountable. to get back my into[…]

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intention no. 17: go for a spring hike

i am a complete contradiction in many aspects of my life. for instance, i hate bugs but love being outdoors. so how does that work? i don’t really know. let’s just say i’m down to[…]

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intention no. 15 and 16: learn something new and buy a new camera

another week of travel resulted another 2-for-1 intentions week. both relate to getting back into photography. instagram has renewed by love for photography. not to say i fell out of love per se, but i[…]

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intention no. 14: attend the cherry blossom festival

i intentionally (haha, see what i did there?) left a few spaces open on my list for cases just like this one. because this journey is about exploration and that requires a degree of flexibility. so this week[…]

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intention no. 13: bake someone a cake

i love cooking. but this week’s intention was about baking, which i do far less often. lucky number 13 is to bake a cake for someone. this is kind of in line with my last intention[…]

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intention no. 12: buy someone flowers for no reason

this week’s intention was about brightening up someone else’s day by giving them flowers. i didn’t use to think buying flowers was the best use of money. sure they were pretty to look at, but i[…]

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intention no. 11: visit the museum of natural history

march is always a busy month. it starts with several birthdays and last week marked the beginning of the iranian new year. the family gatherings are frequent so i was lucky to squeeze in this weeks intention. the[…]

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intention no. 10: visit the botanic gardens

i’ll say it before and i’ll say it again. i’m lucky to have grown up in the washington dc area. i had access to some of the best cultural institutions in the country at a very early[…]

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