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Lift Part 3: Reaching Out is Hard to Do.

To briefly recap from last month, Lift had been vaguely annoying me with notifications. It became the relentlessly optimistic friend that constantly encourages you, even when you clearly just want to phone in it (or…give in altogether). Although turning off notifications altogether was the more appealing option at the time, scaling back to twice a day seems …

The First Month of Lift

A day or so after starting this project, I read a blog post on why our resolutions often fail. Turns out, it’s often a failure to change those nit-picky little things that we do- those small changes in our habits. In other words, we should start small, and gradually the bigger changes will come together. Go figure, …

Out of the Rut: Getting Started

Something’s Gotta Give. I’m an insomniac. As frustrating as it is to want something (like sleep), and not get it, over the years I’ve learned how to cope with it. Sure, I spent a fair amount of time stomping my feet tantrum-style, crying “This isn’t fair!” But, demanding that I deserve sleep or complaining about …