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October 7 - October 28, 2020
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Veronica Serna

EFI

Points Total

  • 0 Today
  • 0 This Week
  • 302 Total

Participant Impact

  • up to
    15
    minutes
    spent learning
  • up to
    4
    lightbulbs
    replaced
  • up to
    182
    minutes
    spent outdoors
  • up to
    32
    more servings
    of fruits and vegetables
  • up to
    60
    minutes
    not spent in front of a screen

Veronica 's Actions

Simplicity

Needs Vs. Wants

Do at Home

I will adopt a "Needs Vs. Wants" approach and only buy things I need.

COMPLETED 1
DAILY ACTION

Simplicity

Core Values

Do at Home

We may find more meaning and joy in life when our actions are aligned with our personal values. I will determine what my top 3-5 core values are so that I can better align my actions with them.

Completed
One-Time Action

Simplicity

Disconnect from Email

Do at Home

I will only check my email during work hours, using my personal time for endeavors that help me live out my values.

COMPLETED 1
DAILY ACTION

Energy

Choose LED Bulbs

Do at Home

I will replace 10 incandescent lightbulb(s) with Energy Star-certified LED bulbs, saving up to $14 per fixture per year.

Completed
One-Time Action

Health

More Fruits and Veggies

Do at Home

I will eat a heart healthy diet by adding 1 cup(s) of fruits and vegetables each day to achieve at least 4 cups per day.

COMPLETED 8
DAILY ACTIONS

Action Track: Healing and Renewal

Learn About Constructive Communication

Do at Home

I will spend 15 minute(s) learning about constructive communication.

Completed
One-Time Action

Action Track: Healing and Renewal

Tend a Garden

Do at Home

I will tend to a garden, or prepare for one, each day using sustainable gardening practices.

COMPLETED 9
DAILY ACTIONS

Action Track: Healing and Renewal

Happiness

Do at Home

I will write down three things every day that I am grateful for, or send one email every day thanking or praising someone.

COMPLETED 9
DAILY ACTIONS

Food

Plant an Herb Garden

Do at Home

I will plant an herb garden in my home, workplace, or dorm room.

Completed
One-Time Action

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  • Reflection Question
    Simplicity Core Values
    What are your top 3-5 core values? How did you narrow it down to those as being your core values?

    Veronica  Serna's avatar
    Veronica Serna 10/28/2020 1:14 PM
    Focus on my own responsibility
    Learning, embrace curiosity
    Integrity, honor commitments

  • Reflection Question
    Health More Fruits and Veggies
    How does eating more fruits and vegetables and less meat positively affect yourself, other people, and our planet?

    Veronica  Serna's avatar
    Veronica Serna 10/28/2020 6:19 AM
    It helps by improving your health by lowering intake of saturated fat, lowering the risk of developing heart disease and cancer, the world's leading causes of death. 
  • Reflection Question
    Action Track: Healing and Renewal Happiness
    How does/can practicing gratitude keep you centered and motivated to work for a better world?

    Veronica  Serna's avatar
    Veronica Serna 10/28/2020 6:17 AM
    Practicing gratitude first thing in the morning helps me start off my day on the right foot. 
  • Reflection Question
    Food Plant an Herb Garden
    Consider the ways you can garden: a plot of land? a patio container? hanging basket? windowsill gardens? What would work best for your living situation and lifestyle?

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    Veronica Serna 10/08/2020 6:48 AM
    Having pots and containers is the easiest way due to having an HOA. I also have purchased sheppards hooks to hang baskets. They are decorative and beautiful at the same time.