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Monthly Favorites | August 2020

August has come to an end. I hope you August was full of enlightenment! For me, this month was filled with epiphanies, new thoughts, fueled my book craving while still working toward accomplishments!

If you like this type of content and would like to gain other ideas, check out my other Monthly Favorites posts.

And, just in case you missed some of my posts for this month, click the titles below to view ones you missed or revisit ones you enjoyed:


How School Will Impact Your Future

Online School VS Physical Attendance (Pros and Cons)

Biology | How Does A Virus Work?

Online Course Review | Shaw Academy



Learning-this month was filled with a lot of learning through reading books, taking a few modules of an online course, and watching some Youtube videos to gather some information on lifestyle and potential ventures I’m contemplating. I find submerging myself in gaining knowledge quite fulfilling!

Organization-finding ways to organize my items and space and organizing my life such as a morning routine, a workout routine, and so on has been a focus of mine this month. Taking time to get organized is definitely helpful in future productivity as I’m sure you know!

“A Sunday well spent brings a week of a content.”

Running-nature and exercise. What more could anyone ask for? I picked up running again after a short hiatus due to weather, and I’m loving it!

Yoga-I think I’ve listed this as a favorite for the third month in a row! But, it’s really helpful and fun! I’m actually about to finish a 30 day yoga challenge.



Peace by Bessie Rayner Parkes was a beautifully written poem. I do wish the last poem was done a bit differently because I feel the belief may tend to stray the attention from nature, which is what this poem is about. And, I feel it’s not as universal with the last stanza. But, nonetheless, it’s definitely one to read!



The Darwin Affair (by Tim Mason)-I managed to read 6 books this month! Of those six, I enjoyed most of them, but I wanted to highlight this book in particular for a couple of reasons. The main reason is because this book peaked my interest due its historical references. It’s mostly fiction, but it has some non-fiction elements.


Favorite Posts

I was able to catch up on some reading this month and found some good posts I wanted to share with you:


I really enjoyed this post because it resonates with my message and main purpose for this blog.


A great perspective on the application of what you learn! And, a great post on a form cognitive dissonance.


This article is so intriguing! It discusses those who chose a modest life over wealth and riches.


Taking Pictures-I’ve really been trying to capture several moments. I don’t want to capture too many because I don’t have enough storage space, ha! But, I am enjoying many moments these days and want to save them (for a rainy day!).


Here’s to September,

Daphne Heathers



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