Thoughts to this best 2011 year, "The soul, like the body accepts only by practice, whatever habit one wishes it to contact."Socrates
habit |ˈhabit| (Dictionary)
1 a settled or regular tendency or practice, esp. one that is hard to give up : this can develop into a bad habit | we stayed together out of habit.
• informal an addictive practice, esp. one of taking drugs :a cocaine habit.
• Psychology an automatic reaction to a specific situation.
1 it was his habit to go for a run every morning custom,practice, routine, wont, pattern, convention, way, norm, tradition, matter ofcourse, rule, usage.
2 her many irritating habits mannerism, way, quirk, foible,trick, trait, idiosyncrasy, peculiarity, singularity, oddity, eccentricity,feature; tendency, propensity, inclination, bent, proclivity, disposition,predisposition.
1 the actual application or use of an idea, belief, or method as opposed to theories about such application or use : the principles and practice of teaching | he put his self-defense training into practice byhelping police arrest the armed robber.
• the customary, habitual, or expected procedure of something : current nursing practice | modern child-rearing practices.
• the carrying out or exercise of a profession, esp. that of a doctor or lawyer : he abandoned medical practice for the Church.
2 repeated exercise in or performance of an activity or skill so as to acquire or maintain proficiency in it : it must have taken a lot of practice to become so fluent.
• a period of time spent doing this : daily choir practices.
verb [ trans. ] ( Brit. practise)
1 perform (an activity) or exercise (a skill) repeatedly or regularly in order to improve or maintain one's proficiency : I need to practice my French | [ intrans. ] they were practicing for the Olympics.
2 carry out or perform (a particular activity, method, or custom) habitually or regularly : we still practice some of these rituals today.
• actively pursue or be engaged in (a particular profession or occupation) : he began to practice law | [ intrans. ] he practiced as anattorney | [as adj. ] ( practicing) a practicing architect.
• observe the teaching and rules of (a particular religion): non-Muslims were free to practice their religion | [as adj. ] ( practicing) apracticing Roman Catholic.
1 he practiced the songs every day rehearse, run through, goover/through, work on/at; polish, perfect.
2 the performers were practicing train, rehearse, prepare,go through one's paces.
3 we still practice these rituals today carry out, perform,observe.
4 she practices medicine work at, pursue a career in.
1 the practice of hypnosis application, exercise, use,operation, implementation, execution.
2 common practice custom, procedure, policy, convention,tradition; formal praxis.
3 it takes lots of practice | the team's final practice training, rehearsal, repetition, preparation; practice session, dummy run,run-through; informal dry run.
4 the practice of medicine profession, career, business,work.
Here is a practice that can stimulate your best habits in this 2011
-Reflect on 2010
List your 20 plus vices of 2010
List your 20 plus virtues of 2010
List your 40 plus new or old best behaviors for 2011
-Dreams for 2011
List 365 plus experiences you would like to manifest in 2011
List 20 plus Goals you would like to achieve
Then mark 10 of them as your top 10 goals for 2011
goal |gōl| (Dictionary)
2 the object of a person's ambition or effort; an aim ordesired result : going to law school has become the most important goal in hislife.
• the destination of a journey : the aircraft bumped towardour goal some 400 miles to the west.
• poetic/literary a point marking the end of a race.
end, finish, destination
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