Notice Synchronicity

Amid much schedule-juggling due to her son's minor illness, Michele Corey had some insights including the need to stop being on autopilot, focus on what most matters and ask for help.

Amid her son's recent minor illness, Michele Corey was faced with a lot of juggling and some insight followed. Among the lessons: 1. Stop Being On Autopilot, 2. Focus On What You Most Value. 3. Ask Big Questions (What is most important?), 4. Am I Walking My Talk? Aka Creating Alignment, 5. Notice Synchronicity, 6. Ask For Help. "Even though my work seemed to be a bigger priority; his continued illness has created a need to make new decisions that I am choosing versus decisions I am doing because I feel like I 'have to.'"

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Firefighters in California are still struggling to contain several wildfires nearly one week after they broke out.

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Politics & Current Affairs
  • Hundreds of people are still missing after three wildfires spread across Northern and Southern California last week.
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  • On Tuesday night, a fourth wildfire broke out, though it's mostly contained.
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We know the dangers of too little sleep. Now for the other side of the story.

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Surprising Science
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Protected animals are feared to be headed for the black market.

Politics & Current Affairs
  • Russian news network discovers 101 black-market whales.
  • Orcas and belugas are seen crammed into tiny pens.
  • Marine parks continue to create a high-price demand for illegal captures.
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