Reflections-Not-Resolutions, with Kristine Wood

Posted By on Jan 1, 2020 in Listen,Mindfulness,Wellness
It’s the new year, and resolutions are everywhere. But rather than obsessing over those fraught promises, I propose we focus on new year’s reflections. Kristine Wood provides work-place facilitation and training. She knows a thing or two about the powers of reflection — and of relaxing our certainty....
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The Surprising Science of Happiness

Posted By on May 5, 2013 in Watch,Wellness
A TED Talk by Dan Gilbert discussing the power of our brains to “synthesize happiness”. “Our longings and our worries are both overblown because we have the capacity to manufacture the very commodity we are chasing when we choose experience.” It is within our power to make our own happiness....
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Office Stress: His vs. Hers

Posted By on Apr 4, 2013 in Read,Wellness
WSJ article including survey data showing why women feel more stressed in the workplace than men....
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Workplace Wellness on the Radio

Posted By on Apr 4, 2013 in Listen,Wellness
Carrots and Sticks: Workplace Wellness on WAMU’s Kojo Nnamdi....
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Get Out of Your Comfort Zone

Posted By on Apr 4, 2013 in Read,Wellness
A WSJ review of Marc Schoen’s “Your Survival Instinct Is Killing You”....
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Meditation for the Rest of Us

Posted By on Jan 1, 2013 in Mindfulness,Read,Wellness
Meditation for the Rest of Us Meditation is good for me. I should meditate more. Clear my mind. Get in touch with my inner wisdom. Why can’t I sit still? My ankle is stiff. I should really start making dinner. Focus on the breath . . . . Meditation has long been something I “should” […]...
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Mindfulness & Efficiency

Posted By on Jan 1, 2013 in Read,Wellness
Mindfulness & Efficiency NY Times book review about how mindfulness & meditation can make us more efficient by improving concentration....
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Made to Move

Posted By on Jan 1, 2013 in Read,Wellness
Made to Move Early humans started as nomadic hunter-gatherers. That means we walked a lot. About 10,000 years ago people started growing their own food and domesticating animals. While we weren’t constantly on the move anymore we still moved a lot. There was work to be done. No desk jobs. Lazy people die...
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