Managing Energy

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Simplification - May 30, 2014

Where might we clear a bit of clutter? Whether it is in our minds or in our office -- it worth spending a bit of time de-cluttering.


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Embodying Power- Lessons from Amy Cuddy - November 30, 2013

Dr Amy Cuddy's TED talk shows how we can change our minds by changing our body language.


Sunrise over the East Bay by Stephan Hoglund

Gratitude Practices that Pay Back - November 2, 2013

Gratitude practices have immense impact on our energy, sense of well being, relationships and health.  Recent research has proved the old saying' "if you have forgotten the language of g


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Positivity - REPEAT from July 28, 2012

The book, Positivity by Barbara Frederickson, shows how to increase our positive emotions each day.  With a little bit of conscious effort, we can increase the quality of our days, our hea


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How to Tame the Inner Critic - March 9, 2013

We can learn to quiet our inner critic.  Dr Jill Bolte Taylor calls this "response-ability".


Spring Waterfall by Stephan Hoglund

Exploring Inspiration - January 26, 2013

What creates inspiration? Marcia explores this subject with her artist husband, Tom Christiansen.


 

Positivity Part 2: How do we cultivate positive emotions?

What can we do to create a better ratio of positive to negative emotions in our life?  Some lessons from Barbara Frederickson's research and book, Positivity. 


 

Holding the Tension of Ease and Effort - March 17, 2012

Using a polarity map, we can get the best of both worlds.


 

Ease Versus Effort: The Wisdom to Know the Difference - July 2, 2011

How do I discern what is mine to do and do it with ease?  Effort is not a bad choice, it just might not always be the best choice.


 

The Art of Stress-free Productivity - May 21, 2011

Lessons from the book, Getting Things Done, by David Allen.