I am preparing for my big transition from Washington, D.C. back to my home in Encinitas, California. This move has been inspired by a number of factors:
Check back soon for a new post, as I am hoping to post regularly about my move and the next steps in "Joey's Grand Adventure to California!"
As I work toward developing the perseverance and drive to achieve my goals, I am reading Grit by Angela Duckworth. My biggest learning so far has been the importance of identifying and defining my inner compass, "...the thing that takes you some time to build, tinnier with, and finally get right, and then that guides you on your long and winding road to where, ultimately, you want to be" (p. 60). I use this compass to set goals, plan my daily actions, and reflect.