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Achieve more by letting go? Backing off the pressure to run and going for long walks in my neighborhood over the past few months has given me some new insights into the art of making activities of all kinds more sustainable through the power of enjoyment.
In Canada, November is Financial Literacy Month and 2020 marks the 10th anniversary of this important national initiative. The focus of this year’s campaign, quite appropriately, is “to help Canadians learn how to manage their finances in challenging times.”
A few weeks ago, baffled by the workings of the LinkedIn algorithm, someone left the following comment in response to one of my posts: “I know someone who has liked your posts and articles in the past and still doesn’t get you in her feed (as she would prefer).”
Like all of you, I’ve been coming across more and more articles about how the world is about to change as a result of the pandemic. With titles like “Ten Ways Your Life Will Never Be the Same” or “Twenty Changes Coming to the Workplace”, such articles purport to enlighten us about the post-pandemic world that lies just beyond our doorstep.
I just came back from my morning run and I mean this quite literally: I came through the front door a few minutes ago, went up for a quick shower, grabbed my computer on the way down, flipped it open and started writing the sentence you’re reading. The topic came to me two blocks out (working title: How Do You Make It Stop?) and I had the whole thing outlined in my head by the time I got back.