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Pigeon-proof Productivity

I was having dinner with friends and the conversation veered in many directions.  Not sure how we got on the topic but I was relating following story. Between my career in broadcasting and my current career, there was a period

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Joy Restoration

I think my new mission is Joy Restoration.  We’ve all had Joy.  I would even posit that it is our original state.  We may have had it removed through the careful application of social ‘normalization’, religious indoctrination and enforced maturation.

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We need a runway for take-off and landing

I was on my yoga mat, in class, recently and had the following image;  the mat is like a little runway.  The practice we engage in, any practice, is both a jumping off spot and a place we land.  It

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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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Clearing your mental RAM

One of my key take-aways from the David Allen Getting Things Done materials (which are the main source my foundational understanding of productivity and self-management) is that it is a waste of Psychic RAM when I have the same thoughts

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Flowing Energy = Ease

Which of these two people looks more relaxed and at ease?  Which looks like they are exerting more energy?  We know from the physical law of inertia that an object in motion stays in motion.  We know from the Wizard

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Drishti, Shtira, Focus, Stabilty

When I first started thinking about the connection between the practice of yoga and the practice of productivity I was, appropriately, in a yoga class. Ultimately there are many points of synergy. Two really came out as primary. Drishti, the act of

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