What will you track over the holidays?

December 24, 2010

A touchy-feely post this week, I’d love to hear your suggestions on meaningful things we might track during the holidays, now or whenever they are celebrated. Here are a few ideas I had in the social and health categories. What are yours?

  • # social events participated in
  • # laughs
  • # times you stopped and took a breath
  • # family stories told
  • # people you told how you feel about them
  • # smiles obtained
  • # offers of help to someone
  • # times you felt gratitude
  • # times you gave the gift of listening
  • # times went for a walk
  • # servings food
  • # alcoholic drinks consumed
  • # sweets consumed

[Image from A Journey Round My Skull]

(Matt is a terminally-curious ex-NASA engineer and avid self-experimenter. His projects include developing the Think, Try, Learn philosophy, creating the Edison experimenter’s journal, and writing at his blog, The Experiment-Driven Life. Give him a holler at matt@matthewcornell.org)

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