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Yoga Nidra: Supercharge Your Energy With This Power Nap On Steroids anxiety burnout energy productivity Feb 08, 2020

I have a confession to make.  I struggle almost every day to stay resilient in the face of stress.

I realize the irony in admitting this.  After all, I work in the industry of...

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Is There A Cure For Social Media Mind? focus mindfulness productivity Feb 08, 2020

Following the 2016 Election, I stopped using social media for two reasons:

  1. The fact that a foreign entity manipulated American public opinion and undermined the legitimacy of the democratic...
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The Cost of Time - How Much Would You Pay to Have More Time? focus mindfulness productivity Jan 31, 2020

The people I know who seem to have it all still lack one thing.  Time.

In just about every conversation I have these days, I hear people complaining about the scarcity of...

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The Urge to Be Somebody - Why We Suffer at Work anxiety energy personal Jan 31, 2020

Even as I write this post, I am conscious of my desire to be somebody.

I want you, the reader, to see me as intelligent, witty, deep, and impressive.  At the same time, I’m...

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How to Work Like an Olympian With 24-Hour Sprint and Recover Cycles energy focus productivity Jan 17, 2020

Monotony is the enemy of productivity and innovation.  

And yet it’s so easy to slip into the trap of doing the same things, the same way, over and over.   We eat the...

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I Burned Out 10 Years Ago -- Here's How Mindfulness Brought Me Back burnout meditation mindfulness personal Jan 17, 2020

10 years ago, I lived what appeared to be a perfect life.   I had recently married my high school sweetheart.  I was one year short of completing my PhD.  And I...

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Try This Science-Based Technique for Overcoming Fear and Anxiety anxiety meditation mindfulness Nov 21, 2019

This article was originally published in Inc. Magazine.

When it comes to anxiety, we've got everything backwards.

Just consider the last time you felt a wave of raw fear minutes before a big...

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Stop Trying To Meditate Like a Monk: An Argument For Chaos Meditation meditation mindfulness notice-shift-rewire Nov 21, 2019

I’ve come to a sobering realization when it comes to my meditation practice:  I will never be an elite meditator.  

And that has led me to rethink the basic nature of...

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