January review + new beginnings

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“Because of the routines we follow, we often forget that life is an ongoing adventure. We leave our homes for work, acting and even believing that we will reach our destinations with no unusual event startling us out of our set expectations. The truth is we know nothing, not where our cars will fail or when our buses will stall, whether our places of employment will be there when we arrive, or whether, in fact, we ourselves will arrive whole and alive at the end of our journeys. Life is pure adventure, and the sooner we realise that, the quicker we will be able to treat life as art: to bring all our energies to each encounter, to remain flexible enough to notice and admit when what we expected to happen did not happen. We need to remember that we are created creative and can invent new scenarios as frequently as they are needed.”

— Maya Angelou

January highlights

completed 200 YTT practicum + submitted for review
worked last day at Schwab
enjoyed time off between jobs
128 workouts/32+ hours (cycling, yoga, strength, walks, hiking, stretching)
Peloton milestones: 80-week streak; 60-day streak; 600th ride; 200th yoga; 200th strength; 1k annual; 31 active days
rode 160+ miles
continued hardCORE On the Floor
completed many Peloton + Apple challenges
celebrated two years in San Francisco
experienced (and loved) Korean-style spa day
completed sharing road trip photos
prepped for new role
read 5 books
completed 2021 review + 2022 intentions
tried cryotherapy
relaxed with sauna + float
hair color
completed five-day digital detox challenge
discovered + fell in love with Wordle
pivoted/changed plans due to Omicron surge
completed digital and physical file cleanups
continued The Lucia Collective
dinner with friends
continued fitness routine + new goals for month
successfully consumed less sugar (for about 2/3 of the month)
spent lots of time outdoors walking + hiking
continued daily + weekly + monthly habit tracking
tried a number of new recipes
wrote five blog posts

February intentions + what I’m looking forward to

begin new role at Peloton
celebrate hub’s birthday
complete Crush Your Core program
read four books
lose myself in the magnolias
begin Leadership Reset and memior writing courses
continue The Lucia Collective
February Happiness Calendar
continue fitness routine + new goals for month
read one poem daily
continue daily + weekly + monthly habit tracking

open tabs

a different type of living experience
existing as a woman
life isn’t a bike
balancing enough and ambition
making new friends
the type of innovation we need now
books to share
personal finance planning help
personal finance follows
how nature helps
appreciation for the mundane
dinner help
never too small (video)
effective allyship
if you’re considering a new hobby
new spins on roasted vegetables
hope for the environment
the case for retrospectives
digital detox
how would you describe yourself
letting go of routines

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