Being Cognizant: Scheduling

A series about the ways I work towards being cognizant through decisions that make me more mentally engaged with various facets of my day-to-day life.Cognizance (noun): Awareness, realization, notice, knowledge, perception.----My memory for dates and significant events is strong - I even remember the minor details and events that would probably be best to forget. However, when [...]

Being Cognizant: Alcohol

A series about the ways I work towards being cognizant through decisions that make me more mentally engaged with various facets of my day-to-day life.Cognizance (noun): Awareness, realization, notice, knowledge, perception.----I've had a fairly active social life over the past three months.This is a significant change of pace after a good two or three years [...]

Being Cognizant: Vegetarianism

A series about the ways I work towards being cognizant through decisions that make me more mentally engaged with various facets of my day-to-day life.Cognizance (noun): Awareness, realization, notice, knowledge, perception.----3 years and 3 months ago, I embarked on a 3-week challenge to stop eating meat. It began because someone told me I "looked like [...]

Being Cognizant: Budgeting

The first post in a series about the ways I work towards being cognizant through decisions that make me more mentally engaged with various facets of my day-to-day life.Cognizance (noun): Awareness, realization, notice, knowledge, perception.----In recent months, I have taken on the task of budgeting all of my expenses along with my income on a monthly basis. [...]