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2 Questions All Leaders Should Ask Themselves Regularly

“Like other great teachers, the Buddha was interested in what was true. But he was more interested in what helped.“— Rick Hanson Particularly at this time, but pretty much always, I am reminded of the power of story. How that, what gets our attention, what gets told and also what gets left out, can have …

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Finding Your Purpose: One exercise to tap into your creative brain.

Finding your purpose is a lot like getting married. Down the road, when the time is right, hopefully you meet someone that’s worth committing your lifetime to. But it always works best if you start with dating first. Have fun, be open, explore a few different options. And for everyone’s sanity, don’t put too much …

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Help for Anxious Times: One Practice For Anxiety That Has Never Failed Me.

If I had a spirit animal, it would be a rabbit. Not a royal bengal tiger. Or a saltwater crocodile or a bald eagle. But a rabbit. Why? Because, just like me, rabbits are riddled with anxiety. Their noses twitch, their hind legs thump and they are said to even be afraid of their own …

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Spirituality and Running: 5 Simple Steps to Connect With Wisdom On Your Runs

I gotta admit. On days like yesterday, when I took the above photo, it’s not always easy to go out for my #morningrun. I’d often rather stay inside, swaddled in my sweats, drinking morning coffee. But the reason I go out is because running has become a part of my morning routine that connects me …

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Cultivate Wisdom: The 4 Ways Wisdom Speaks To You

Everyone from Arianna Huffington to Einstein has talked about the benefits of cultivating wisdom. And we know from science that our brain needs support – that it’s prone to decision making errors that can often lead us astray. But, how exactly do we cultivate wisdom? How can we know when it’s speaking to us? Unlike …

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Take Flight: A 4-Step Formula to Live Your Full Potential

For years I had a recurring nightmare. I am trying to catch a plane but something keeps getting in my way. I can’t find my passport. I’m on a moving walkway going nowhere or a traffic jam that never ends. The reasons are always different but the feeling is always the same. There’s something I …

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