Posts Tagged with "mindfulness"

Saying ‘No’ to Protect Your Time and Emotional Energy

Tuesday, March 8, 2016

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Saying ‘No’ to Protect Your Time and Emotional Energy

Six weeks ago, I got rid of my smart phone. It’s something I’d been wanting to do for months. I was tired of feeling the itch — that constant urge to check email or social media. I was tired of losing time to mindless Facebook scrolling, tired of becoming depressed or angered by unimportant status […]

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How to Stay Calm when Giving a TED Talk (or Doing Anything High-Pressure)

Monday, June 1, 2015

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How to Stay Calm when Giving a TED Talk (or Doing Anything High-Pressure)

I couldn’t sleep the night before my TED talk. I woke up around 4am and floated in and out of sleep for the rest of the night. My mind was whirling. I tried meditation, yoga, tea, took a bath. It wasn’t happening. I was slotted to speak second-to-last the next day, at nearly 6pm. It […]

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