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tracy-ewens's picture
Dec.27.2012
  It seems that Brazil nuts help with anxiety and citrus is good for stress, according to Dr. Oz. I'm not a Dr. Oz follower, but at the same time when I've seen a snippet of him on television, or read an article, I like him.  I should say, I like what he has to say and he has a friendly...
rina-macasaet's picture
Dec.07.2012
Frustration wears many hats. I learned in one of my seminars that frustration happens when one of our 5 basic needs (according to Choice Theory by Dr. William Glasser, M.D.) are not being met.  More often than not, frustration stems from a present relationship that is not going well either...
annette-talbert's picture
Dec.05.2012
My gut began clenching violently the other day.  I was miserable, clenching my middle section and moaning in acute pain. Gall bladder? Colitis? Ulcer? I went to bed convinced that I had brought this upon myself through my incessant worrying about the stuff that has me feeling uptight and...
michael-seidel's picture
Dec.04.2012
I was contemplating mantras today as I struggled with my work system and raced to get online so I can attend meetings.  The mantra that echoed from last night was comfort.  In reflection, it didn't work for me as a mantra. Why was I thinking comfort?  That question propelled me down...
alysa-salzberg's picture
Dec.03.2012
  From our window in this new place, we can see the top half of the Grande Roue in the Jardin des Tuileries.  Far off, lit white every night, shining like an archway of diamonds or stars.   I remember riding it with you, one night a few months after we met.  Afraid of heights, I...
rina-macasaet's picture
Nov.25.2012
Does it mean the same as shit hitting the fan?  (Pardon the s*** word). Today, STRESS seems to be hitting the ceiling (we don’t have a fan in the office) and it’s bouncing off the walls. It’s driving me insane and I’m trying to keep calm on the outside. The staff loses their heads bumping into...
ashen-venema's picture
Oct.10.2012
  More contagious than micro-organisms are fear and hopelessness. Long before our time, the existence of micro-organisms was presupposed, notably in Jainism, whose followers vow non-violence in thought and practice (Ahimsa) towards all living beings. The tradition is said to be older than...
dr-steve-mcswain's picture
Sep.22.2012
R. Lehman,"We don't let go into trust until we've exhausted our egos." In other words, living by faith is letting go and trusting the Unseen. People talk about "having faith," as if it were something you could possess and in varying degrees. How many times, for example, have you heard people say, "...
paul-signorelli's picture
Sep.13.2012
Those of us fascinated by learning and how we are affected by the places where learning occurs find ourselves exploring a wonderfully unexpected learning space in Annie Murphy Paul’s Origins: How the Nine Months Before Birth Shape the Rest of Our Lives: the womb. It is Paul...
michael-seidel's picture
Sep.09.2012
I enjoy following a thought's emergence in my city of thinking and watching where they wander. Outside influences initiate and affect them. These are tributaries.  Work with me, here. I have several main avenues of thinking. One, work, is a superhighway. Writing is another. Others are major...