Feeling A Little Anxious? You Should be.

Fear is as old as life on earth, and for good reason. Sometimes, just living can be pretty scary. In your mind’s eye, go to a high plain anywhere in Asia. It’s a hot day and you're walking alone through tall, dry grass. Seemingly out of nowhere, a huge, adult tiger appears and lets out a deafening roar. It’s eleven feet long, weighs about 650 pounds, has three-inch incisors, and by the look...
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What Do You Say When You Talk to Yourself?

A few years ago, I was consulting with a company that went through an unexpected management shuffle, leaving most everyone in the company confused and a little on edge. A few weeks later, I happened to be chatting with the new CEO who, instead of losing his job, had been promoted. During the conversation, he was unusually candid and forthright. He told me he had no idea what to do in this new...
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Spend 20 Minutes a Day Meditating

Meditation is a habitual process of training your mind to focus and redirect your thoughts. The art and practice of meditation is older than cognitive neuroscience by many centuries; indeed, it is older than science itself. A wealth of evidence demonstrates that if you spend time in meditation, your brain will function more efficiently and you will be less anxious, more creative, and generally...
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Slow Down

Slow Down and Pay Attention - Answers are All Around You. Slow Down We live in an age of speed, where faster is seen as better. In your grandparents’ day, if they missed the train, they waited three days for the next one to come by. Now we experience acute anxiety of we miss the first section of a revolving door. Faster is not always better, especially when it comes to thinking. Creativity is...
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