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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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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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Mental Ecology

You are responsible for what you hold in your mind, not for what goes through it. – John-Roger, D.S.S. “I will jump that fence and fight every n***** here,” Riley Cooper, Philadelphia Eagles Both of these seemingly unrelated tidbits entered

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Observing – the Key to Neutrality

We get so wrapped up in things.  We feel righteous and judgmental about the many ways that ‘they’ are doing it wrong or offending us or whatever.  We direct that righteous furor at ourselves and self flagellate with guilt.  We can wear

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Beyond IQ: 5 Ways To Reframe Success And Smarts | Co.Create: Creativity \ Culture \ Commerce

Beyond IQ: 5 Ways To Reframe Success And Smarts | Co.Create: Creativity \ Culture \ Commerce.   This echoes some of the concepts we have been talking about, including reframing and changing negative self talk.

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Using Your Brain for a Change

Credit for today’s post title goes to a great book of the same title by NLP pioneer Richard Bandler.  Here’s a link to Amazon.  I get nothing for the referral.  Check it out because it’s good. So we left off

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Nobody Gets a Lifetime Rehearsal

Nod to the Indigo Girls for today’s post headline. I was looking at the definition of Practice today: Practice – Definition and More from the Free Merriam-Webster Dictionary. One of the synonyms of the noun form is “dry run”.  So

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