Wow. So I am absolutely amazed at the results of my 40 Days of New experiment. I initially came up with the Days of New idea after reflecting on the ever deepening rut that I was hopelessly descending into. On some level I realized that nothing in my life would ever change unless I started forcing … Continue reading 40 Days of New: A Summary
This is amazing! Day 40. The final day of this experiment. It is amazing to me that I managed to make it 40 days of this. Especially since at the start, I wasn’t sure I could even make it two days. Thirty days was the highest goal. And here I am, finishing the experiment on … Continue reading Day 40: Hidden Lake
The weather was already miserable again, and so being outside was not possible. I had begun slacking on planning activities in advance, and now it was Tuesday, the very busy days of the week for me. I was a bit concerned about what I would do for my 39th Day of New. I had already … Continue reading Day 39: The Mexican Grille
This is basically two preserves because they are split in half by an extremely large and busy street. I had explored the East side previously, and was a bit disappointed. This Monday evening though, I had an overwhelming need to be back outside amongst trees. It had been raining for several days, once again, so … Continue reading Day 38: Danada Preserve West
Today was mothers day, and I felt short on time. But I was not about to let this Sunday be the day that I failed my Day of New challenge. If I could force myself to do something new on my busiest weekdays, there was no excuse to miss a Sunday. So I used Yelp … Continue reading Day 37: Nicky’s Restaurant
I found this place yesterday, and was originally going to go here instead of Which Wich, but it was closed. That was fortunate, because I loved Which Wich. Anyways, today I had a lull in the middle of the day and decided to make the trip out this way and get some Thai food. I … Continue reading Day 36: Chopsticks Noodle Cafe
So, one thing that has become exceedingly clear to me after the initiation of my “Days of New” experiment, is the profound effect that trees and plants seem to have on my emotions and state of mind. I have been noticing this over and over as I spend more and more time outside exploring different forest … Continue reading Day 35: Which wich?