Monthly Archives: August 2013


Time to clear the decks and go on an adventure. Back in two weeks with my mind expanded my energy amped up and my focus back on productivity and aligning purpose to project to process.

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Can’t See the Forest or the Trees

My basic method has to do with getting de-cluttered from the inside out, clearing out the mental overload that leads to stress and reduces productivity and going all the way through the individuals work and home environment.  I help folks

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Positive Thinking – umm?

Positive thinking is like positive drinking.  It can be intoxicating but don’t drive under the influence. Neutrality and outcome focus leaves us nimble, agile, flexible and ready to react to the realities we encounter between here and our goal.  Negative

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Scarcity v Abundance

An amazing property of the qualities love and compassion is that they are not scarce. We can’t run out of them. We forget them for periods but we never have to fear that if we give them freely we may

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Practice Quote of the Day

“The Sufi way is through knowledge and practice, not through intellect and talk.” ― Idries Shah, Sufi Thought and Action  

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Mental Ecology: More Resources

Searching around the web on the topic of Mental Ecology I found a couple of useful links.  One to a David Allen Article of Huffpost.  It is a coincidence and not a coincidence that I am using a term from

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Integrity – Internal Grit

Is it cheating if everyone is doing it?  Is fairness just a level playing field?  Are the win and profit at all costs mentality exemplified by the BioGenesis 13 and Johnny Football our new standard? In the past few weeks

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Mental Ecology – Clarification

As I read over my post from last Thursday on the filters we need for our minds, one that lets thoughts flow through without our holding on to them and on that restricts the inane and useless thoughts that flow

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De-Cluttering Ideas

My wife and I are moving and while reading up on kitchen designs, she shared the following article on de-cluttering with me. This also dovetails with the discussion on Friday about Mental Ecology.  One way to have less ‘stuff’ to

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Mental Ecology – Part 2

Common ecological practices include the three R’s: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle.  They also include clean and renewable sources of energy such as solar, wind, geothermal and others. So in terms of our internal environment and harnessing our personal energy towards effective

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