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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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Spiritual Ecology

I have written about mental ecology.  Here’s a view of spiritual ecology.  Kind of the same line of thought We can leave the physical earth with a much nicer frequency than we found it. These areas of responsibility apply to

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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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3D Competence: Domain Knowledge v Core Competencies

As we develop ourselves and our professional skills there are those that are 100% portable and those that may or may not move with us as we move through our careers. I spent ten years in the training and development

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“He is so rich,…

“He is so rich, he has no room to shit.” ― Marcus Aurelius, Meditations There really is such a thing as too much of a good thing, or of anything.  Ever heard of an ’embarrassment of riches’?  How about an

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What I did on my summer vacation: Brazil, Boston, Beards

Is there a beneficial collectivism that supports and maintains the individual while enhancing the chances for attaining success en toto?  Really, that’s your first sentence after two weeks vacation? I have spent the last two weeks with my wife’s family

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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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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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