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What 3 Words Guide You?
« on: July 10, 2020, 02:55:00 PM »
Inspired by the "Top 3 Goals" in another post - I recently learned about picking your "top 3 words" to motivate you through the year, instead of making specific "resolutions". For this year, my three words were: Relationships, Community, and Joy.

This helps me set priorities with my time. Whenever I am considering doing something, I ask myself:

- Will this strengthen a relationship? (I always want to be reaching out to people to give my time and energy)
- Will this build community? (especially for my daughter, since it takes a village!)
- Does it give me joy? (and I should be looking to find joy in all things, even the most mundane)

The pandemic has thrown a wrench in some of my plans (no more neighborhood potlucks!) but this has been a good way to guide me. If you had to pick three words that guide your actions, what would they be?

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Re: What 3 Words Guide You?
« Reply #1 on: July 10, 2020, 03:05:32 PM »
"Don't fuck up."

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Re: What 3 Words Guide You?
« Reply #2 on: July 10, 2020, 05:17:11 PM »
" My Wife Abby"

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Re: What 3 Words Guide You?
« Reply #3 on: July 10, 2020, 08:12:33 PM »
What an interesting idea - I think mine would be learning, connection and movement.

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Re: What 3 Words Guide You?
« Reply #4 on: July 11, 2020, 06:35:20 AM »
"Don't fuck up."

I was going to go with ..... HOLD MY BEER

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Re: What 3 Words Guide You?
« Reply #5 on: July 11, 2020, 06:51:10 AM »
Freedom, integrity, creativity.

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Re: What 3 Words Guide You?
« Reply #6 on: July 11, 2020, 06:15:02 PM »
What an interesting idea - I think mine would be learning, connection and movement.
Going to steal these for next year, thanks :)

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Re: What 3 Words Guide You?
« Reply #7 on: July 14, 2020, 12:14:11 PM »
Ahimsa: Protect all creatures and hurt nothing. Care for others carefully.
Aparigraha: Use what you need. No excess! No waste!
Anekantavad: Respect for opposed opinions, even if not agreed to. Opinions/beliefs are usually limited, only based on one's narrow experience.

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Re: What 3 Words Guide You?
« Reply #8 on: July 14, 2020, 06:36:44 PM »
 "Maintain *your ataraxia."

*"Your" refers to me.
« Last Edit: July 14, 2020, 06:39:26 PM by John Galt incarnate! »

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Re: What 3 Words Guide You?
« Reply #9 on: July 15, 2020, 07:27:12 AM »
"Make your own rules"

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Re: What 3 Words Guide You?
« Reply #10 on: July 15, 2020, 05:31:05 PM »
Ahimsa: Protect all creatures and hurt nothing. Care for others carefully.
Aparigraha: Use what you need. No excess! No waste!
Anekantavad: Respect for opposed opinions, even if not agreed to. Opinions/beliefs are usually limited, only based on one's narrow experience.
Dang, these are all ridiculously hard aspirations!

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Re: What 3 Words Guide You?
« Reply #11 on: July 15, 2020, 06:55:36 PM »
Integrity, equanimity, LOVE

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Re: What 3 Words Guide You?
« Reply #12 on: July 16, 2020, 10:00:51 AM »
"Make your own rules"

Just spat up my coffee!

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Re: What 3 Words Guide You?
« Reply #13 on: July 16, 2020, 12:39:53 PM »
Family, Health, Growth

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Re: What 3 Words Guide You?
« Reply #14 on: September 22, 2020, 05:38:42 PM »
Do no harm.  (No, I'm not a doctor)

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Re: What 3 Words Guide You?
« Reply #15 on: September 24, 2020, 07:14:02 AM »
harm no do.  (I'm a diy hairstylist)

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Re: What 3 Words Guide You?
« Reply #16 on: September 24, 2020, 09:36:21 AM »
harm no do.  (I'm a diy hairstylist)
Brilliant!

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Re: What 3 Words Guide You?
« Reply #17 on: September 24, 2020, 09:36:42 AM »
Improvise!   Adapt!   Overcome!

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Re: What 3 Words Guide You?
« Reply #18 on: September 26, 2020, 02:50:25 AM »
Family, Healthy, Growth

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« Reply #19 on: September 29, 2020, 09:25:42 AM »
Speed And Power

(thanks to Jeremy Clarkson)

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Re: What 3 Words Guide You?
« Reply #20 on: September 29, 2020, 09:22:25 PM »
How about 3 symbols?
+ Be positive
= Be present
> Be better

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Re: What 3 Words Guide You?
« Reply #21 on: September 30, 2020, 11:23:24 AM »
Pause. Adore. Surrender.

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Re: What 3 Words Guide You?
« Reply #22 on: October 17, 2020, 08:56:00 PM »
No parttime jobs!

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Re: What 3 Words Guide You?
« Reply #23 on: October 30, 2020, 03:40:15 PM »
Keep it simple [stupid]

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« Reply #24 on: October 31, 2020, 11:42:42 PM »

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« Reply #25 on: November 01, 2020, 05:04:06 AM »
It's your responsibility

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Re: What 3 Words Guide You?
« Reply #26 on: November 20, 2020, 01:38:46 PM »
Health, Family, Giving

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Re: What 3 Words Guide You?
« Reply #27 on: November 20, 2020, 03:43:34 PM »
https://what3words.com/

That's what I thought this thread was going to be about, too.

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Re: What 3 Words Guide You?
« Reply #28 on: November 20, 2020, 09:18:22 PM »
Strength, speed, grace.

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Re: What 3 Words Guide You?
« Reply #29 on: November 20, 2020, 11:43:21 PM »
Excel for life.

To be clear, I am talking about MS Excel, but on a forum of INTJ's that should be obvious.

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Re: What 3 Words Guide You?
« Reply #30 on: November 27, 2020, 07:53:46 PM »
Love, Serve, Remember

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« Reply #31 on: December 31, 2020, 10:57:12 AM »

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Re: What 3 Words Guide You?
« Reply #32 on: December 31, 2020, 07:53:40 PM »
do hard things

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Re: What 3 Words Guide You?
« Reply #33 on: January 25, 2021, 05:10:54 AM »
Never give up.