Posts Tagged ‘self-care’

Gratitude: Another Important But Not Urgent Activity

One of the first times I heard gratitude talked about as a worthwhile activity was at a luncheon with non-profit expert, speaker, author, coach and friend, Jarrett Ransom. I’m pretty sure I did nothing at the time in terms of developing a “gratitude practice.” Again, it’s that issue of urgency, which kept (and often keeps)…

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Achieving Clarity through Meditation

Quadrant 2 activities include “values clarification,” but clarity in general is a good investment in my mind. And if achieving clarity through meditation is possible, I’d put meditation in Quadrant 2. I have only dabbled in meditation in the past. But through sessions today at The Sisterhood Extravaganza with Nicole Bandes and Kristi Hall, it…

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Recreation as a Quadrant 2 Activity

It’s Friday! What better day to embrace recreation as a Quadrant 2 activity? This one is a no-brainer. And yet, to make time for fun–aka meaningful entertainment experiences–can seem, well, wrong. That’s the challenge of living in Quadrant 2, especially for solo service providers, self employed folks, and solopreneurs like me.  I’ve talked about the…

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The Power Poses-Authenticity Connection

What’s the Power Poses-Authenticity Connection? By now, Amy Cuddy’s research and TED talk are well known among many business people. What interests me is the connection between using power poses and how that physical action allows us to be more ourselves.  Cuddy captured the idea perfectly when speaking to youth at a shelter, as reported…

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