A simple, easy tool to help your blender brain (& your emotional hygiene)

Blender brain.  It’s what I call the state of having so many things whirring through my mind that it’s hard to focus or move forward. Can you relate? Last post I wrote about the intriguing concept of emotional hygiene – a concept coined by Guy Winch – which is being mindful of our psychological health and adopting brief […]

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Emotional hygiene – we pay more attention to our teeth than we do our minds (Guy Winch)

  I was listening to the NPR Ted Radio hour podcast recently when something Guy Winch said struck a chord.   Emotional hygiene.   My noggin’ perked up, as I’ve been known to suffer from what I call blender-brain-itis (I can have a hard time shutting the whirring, churning of ideas, to-do’s etc. off).   We’re […]

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I don’t wish you a fabulous 2017

We’ve become so used to superlatives. At the best they’re empty & meaningless & at worst they set a ridiculously high bar.   So with that in mind, I don’t wish you the most amazing year yet.   I don’t wish that 2017 is better than all others for you.   I don’t wish you […]

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A holiday wish for you – treat him right, he is your brother

  I’m a huge ABBA fan.  I think Mamma Mia is one of the best, feel good movies ever.  Much to some of my friends’ dismay, I can get lost on the dance floor while grooving to ABBA songs. ABBA museum here I come   I was over the moon when I got to go to […]

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Take comfort in this sweet sweet sheltering

We all need shelter. And … We all provide shelter. Whether through a helping hand, a kind word, a smile or even a belly.  Yes belly. Love both the comfort this pig takes in the dog’s shelter & the dog’s kindness in the video below.  Check it out.. Chuckle & enjoy. P.S. I’ve been away from […]

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The Good Life Project via Jonathan Fields

I love listening to podcasts.  When I’m working out, somehow learning about something new makes the sweat easier to bear. One that’s caught my attention recently is Jonathan Field’s ‘Good Life Project’ where he interviews diverse folks about, well, what makes for a good life.  The image above is his ‘Living Creed‘. Good stuff here.  […]

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Disappearing desks? Now that’s a commitment to wellness

Does your company stress the importance of wellness (pun intended)?  Does it put its money, errr desks where its yoga matts are? Take a look.  That’s some serious commitment to wellness (& to community development with allowing groups to use the space for free).

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Hilarious Golden Retriever Really Wants To Race But.. First Things First

Fail fast.  FailFests. Failure is in. Check out this exuberant, embraceable, enthusiastic fail (especially next time you fall on your face & are looking for the ‘fest in failing).

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You’re very own 6 step, interactive, planning tool

Image source:. ffaalumni In the vein of both casting back & looking forward I always spend some time at the beginning of a new year reflecting back & visioning forward.  Several years ago I created a simple tool to do just that. This year I used the tool as a learning lab for the monthly […]

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Powerful perspective thanks to Keira Knightley

Watch. Breathe. Think about perspective. Repeat. ‘nuf said ~~TGIF- each Friday I rejig & re-post a blog entry from my www.life-lenses.com blog, which is about enhancing our perspective & worldview.~~

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