Tag Archives: Concentration/focus

  The other day I accidentally left home without my phone. Luckily it wasn’t a work day, so I spent the day without it. At first it felt odd - just knowing no one could reach me by phone, text or email. But soon, I forgot.
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The latest issue parents and teachers are asking for help with is getting teens to unplug from their mobile devices. My answer is a question - What are you currently doing to model something else?
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Has anyone ever told you that you were being selfish? Chances are, that comment made you feel guilty or even shameful. So much so that you never wanted to feel that way again so you formed a belief that being selfish was bad.
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Today's Friday Photo comes from a garden in Chanhassen, MN. It's the perfect quote to follow Monday's blog about the stories we tell. Take some time this weekend to explore what ingredients you have put in your favorite dish (aka you!). Is it time to liven up that recipe?
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Today's Friday Photo comes from the beautiful city of Amsterdam. Surrounded by water and these views in the heart of the city made it easy to have wonderful thoughts everywhere I went. (No matter how often I got lost!) I realized that in my mind, I could be on vacation everyday, just using this picture as a trigger - and it's why it's one of the many in my office!
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Today's Friday Photo comes from Bridal Veil Falls, California. I know this is a theme, but as the old song goes, "What the world needs now is love, sweet love...." As I enjoyed the beautiful rainbow over the waterfall, I thought about all of the diversity in the world - people, cultures, interests, jobs, beliefs, humor, likes and dislikes - and I was grateful for how deliciously rich and beautiful these things make our world.
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Today's Friday Photo comes from El Capitan in Yosemite Valley, California. Just as two people didn't want me to miss the majesty of this incredibly large mountain of granite, I don't want you to miss this post. In the midst of seemingly insurmountable challenges and chaos, it's natural to think that one person can't do much to effect change. So we tend to close up in our pwn little part of the world and focus inward. This is not necessarily a bad thing if in doing so we heed this quote........
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  I am working with a second member of a family. Both clients have found the creative breathing technique I teach to be extremely helpful, so they have taught all the family members how to use it. 
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