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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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Day Seven – Chakras and Productivity

The Seventh Chakra, called Sahasrara, is the 1,000 petal lotus at the crown of the head.  This is the area of true inspiration and purpose.  Some would call it our connection to the divine.  Maybe Plato would have called it

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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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Quote of the Day

You are never really playing an opponent. You are playing yourself, your own highest standards, and when you reach your limits, that is real joy. -Arthur Ashe

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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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Mind Map Art

I recently posted on using mind maps for meeting notes. I also use them for speakers notes when I have a presentation, brainstorming new projects and for generally clearing out my mind. Today I want to share another use.  Word

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Don’t Postpone Joy

I first found this button in a store on the upper west side of Manhattan in the 1980’s. My father introduced me to a place called The Last Wound-Up. Imagine a 20 something and a fifty something busting a gut

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