3 reasons why having a morning ritual is so important

It’s hilarious to me when famous bloggers post their morning rituals with their list of what they do when they wake up every single day… and the list is like 25 items long… “Oh yeah, I wake up, and I meditate, and I read spiritual poems to my dog, then I run 8 miles, and I …

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Does Goal Setting Feel Like Wishful Thinking?

Are you good at achieving your goals? Chances are, if you answer yes to that question, you’ve got a system for goal setting and goal achieving. Not too long ago, I was on the executive team of a growing startup. A regular part of my week was spent discussing goals, KPIs, metrics, and roadmaps. We …

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15 Days of Meditation

Ready to practice meditation every day? If you’ve been wanting to practice meditation, but are having trouble figuring out where to start, I’d like to help. Join this email class and get five unique, simple, powerful meditations emailed to you, plus daily reminders to help you establish a consistent meditation practice on your own. This is a …

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Consciousness Isn’t a Mystery. It’s Matter. – The New York Times

“If you gotta ask, you ain’t never going to know.” — Louis Armstrong, on what jazz is… The Stone explains what consciousness is:   Consciousness, rather than being our biggest mystery, is “the most familiar thing there is, whether it’s experience of emotion, pain, understanding what someone is saying, seeing, hearing, touching, tasting or feeling. It …

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Why You Don’t Know Your Own Mind – The New York Times

Why You Don’t Know Your Own Mind – The New York Times It’s not our skills of introspection that brought humanity to this point in our evolutionary journey, it’s our skills of empathy and insight into what others are thinking. We’re actually naturally about as bad at understanding our own minds as we are at mind …

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In Defense of Villainesses | Tor.com

Next up in untangling the complex web of unfavorable cultural views of women… In Defense of Villainesses | Tor.com “She runs a business. She makes a thousand decisions every day and she never feels the need to justify any of them with a shrug or an ‘I don’t know, I just thought maybe we could…?’ …

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True Talk with Cyndi Lauper

Source: Cyndi Lauper is Having Fun Singing Country – AARP There are two kinds of people in the world: those who sit at the table and those who sit at the bar. We table sitters value comfort, privacy, predictability. Bar sitters happily sacrifice those things for the chance encounters, the unpredictability, the fun. Can you …

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