Six Word Summer 2019

The point of journaling—the reflection, can be done in as little as just six words. Not only do the same areas of the brain get triggered, but I assert that even more reprocessing of our history occurs when we attempt to work through the puzzle of what we’re trying to memorialize in a shorter span of words than a free-write.

Six Word Winter 2019

I find that summer and winter are the journeying and reveling seasons while spring and fall are more transitional, thus the former two serve better for reflection and the latter for action.

Six Word Summer 2018

  “By all these lovely tokens September days are here, With summer’s best of weather and Autumn’s best of cheer.”...

Six Word Autumn 2017

Six Word Autumn 2017

  “Autumn carries more gold in its pocket than all the other seasons.” – Jim Bishop, Journalist   The seasons...

6 Word Winter 2017

6 Word Winter 2017

“No matter how long the winter, the spring is sure to follow.” – Proverb The seasons change and the six...

The Six Word Winter 2016

The Six Word Winter 2016

“Man maintains his balance, poise, and sense of security only as he is moving forward.” – Maxwell Maltz, Surgeon &...

Six Word Summer 2015

Six Word Summer 2015

  Six Word Stories. I’ve grown to love them as a method of focus and reflection in a life—and a...

Six Word Summer

Six Word Summer

“A revolver holds six bullets, not eight.” –The Shawshank Redemption Over the years this site has become home to a...

You Six Word Self: Defining Our Stress Response

You Six Word Self: Defining Our Stress Response

“Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our...

Six Word Selah

Six Word Selah

Selah: To pause and reflect. Ancient Hebrew I first came across the word selah in my undergraduate Jewish Poetry and...