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When leading gets risky.. (and why it's a good thing)

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I have been building on the habit of writing daily. Not only to write, but to write with risk.

It’s easy enough to first learn about a topic and then write about it, but there is very little risk in that. 559 more words


The Enragening Begins...

Well, that was sudden…

Today I inadvertently quit smoking. It was simply a matter of my trusty pack of Camels running out at 8:30 this morning (it is about 11 a.m. 626 more words


Monkey Mind Manners

Yesterday I wrote about the one-minute meditation that can help soothe your monkey mind.

First, let me clarify my two metaphors. I use ‘lizard brain’ a lot. 352 more words

Mental Attitude

Quieting Down the Monkey Mind

It only takes a minute. Really. You have 60 seconds, don’t you?

I dunno what’s going on the last few months. Oh wait, yes, I do. 438 more words

Mental Attitude

Lock Down that Lizard Brain! Emotional Intelligence shared by Practical Psychology

A prerequisite to empathy is simply paying attention to the person in pain.

-Daniel Goleman-

Is venting always a good idea? Can distracting my mind until I’m able to deal with my emotions be a better tactic? 161 more words

A Wise Life

Lizard, Squirrel, Monkey: why do we get anxious?

As a counsellor something that I see again and again is anxiety. It is very common: along with depression it is one of the most frequently googled mental health issues. 698 more words

Mental Health