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Mindful Meandering

Try this: Go on a walk without any technology on you. Leave your phone at home, your iPod, your fancy watch that tracks your steps, whatever device you own other than your brain and your house keys.

Cultivate Your Community, Cultivate Your Craft

When I arrived back in Pittsburgh after my first time as a counselor at YWW, I had two feelings. The first was one of elation, and went something like this:

OMIGOSHTHATWASSOAMAZINGNOWIHAVEALLTHESEINCREDIBLENEWFRIENDSANDEXPERIENCESANDIAMGOINGTOWRITEALLTHETHINGSYEAH!

I felt energized to write and experiment and create art. This lasted for a couple days. But then another feeling emerged. Panic.