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A Simple Pattern That Will Change Your Life

April 14th, 2018 · Comments

Take 10 minutes and think about this simple pattern that can become the way you change your life for the better. It doesn't happen all at once, but as you practice this pattern of responses, you will own more of your experience. This is the best way I know to reduce anxiety and conflict and bounce back when the world knocks you over.

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Tags: Fresh Thinking · anxiety · change · achievement

From Waiting to Watchful to Watch Out World, I’m Confident!

November 13th, 2017 · Comments

We all have to wait sometimes, and often the waiting makes us feel uncomfortable. It's a small jump from uncomfortable to uncertain, but it's also a small jump from anxious to focused, from restless to energized, from jumpy to aware. Take this journey in less than 5 minutes, and repeat it whenever you are stuck waiting and you want to build your confidence and your ability to take action when the time is right.

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Tags: mindset · anxiety · focus · confident

Be Mindful of Your Anxiety

April 23rd, 2016 · Comments

Anxiety is a peculiarly human condition, a worry about something that has not happened and might not ever happen, and yet something that is having an uncomfortable influence on you in the present moment. Since anxiety is a state of worry about something in the future, the only resolutions also seem to be in the future and therefore out of reach.

Yet, paradoxically, you can practice being mindful of being anxious. Begin to build your mindfulness muscles with something relatively minor, something you don't like but don't fear, something that makes you mildly anxious. And as you focus on that experience, allow part of your attention to be guided through focused attention on your experience. 

Listen for less than ten minutes and discover how mindfulness transforms anxiety.
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Tags: calm · anxiety · mindfulness