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Happiness ~ One Positive Word by One Positive Word. Your words pack power.

Happiness ~ One Positive Word by One Positive Word

Your words can heal, your words can wound. Your words can be the cause of happiness or the cause of suffering. Free Stuff – Ellen Bard. How you can create Inbox Zero, no matter how many emails current in your inbox. I have a confession to make.

How you can create Inbox Zero, no matter how many emails current in your inbox

I’m an inbox zero-er. Don’t hate me. I was with a friend recently and we were talking about productivity, lists, time management, and all those other topics over which to while away a lunchtime. And she asked me how many emails I had in my inbox. I said, usually zero, but sometimes as many as 10. After she’d picked herself up off the floor, and prevented herself from smacking me round the head, she asked me to talk her through my system, and then asked if I’d written about it. I haven’t always had a zero inbox. And then I read Getting Things Done, which changed the way I organised my work and life, and started a gradual shift towards inbox zero at home and at work.

4 Habits to Help You Get Through the Worst Times of Your Life. Some of life’s best lessons are learned through the worst times. ~ Ani DiFranco Living doesn’t always comes easy.

4 Habits to Help You Get Through the Worst Times of Your Life

Life can seem like a series of losses. Loss of loved ones. How to Worry Less. Southeast Asia is always teeming with Western backpackers, and there’s a silent competition among them to appear the most relaxed.

How to Worry Less

You can get an idea of who’s been “in country” for some time based on how unfazed they appear in sketchy situations. Something that rattles you on the first day in Bangkok—a taxi ignoring a red light, a housecat bedding down beneath your table in a restaurant, a motorcycle using the sidewalk to sneak past a traffic jam—seems mundane a week later. So when you’re on an overcrowded boat that seems as if it’s about to capsize with every wave, some of your fellow passengers can appear almost supernaturally relaxed. New? Start Here - Uncaged Human. If you’re new here it can be a lot to try to digest all of the posts published to date.

New? Start Here - Uncaged Human

To make things easier, I’ve compiled the “greatest hits” for you on one page. These cover the fundamentals of what the uncaging movement is all about. If you’re looking for programs and gear I recommend, check out the resources for epic movement page. If you’re looking for more intensive help, one-on-one, check out my coaching page. Without further ado, here are the most popular posts to date: How to Reverse the Damage of Sitting and Human Domestication. Resources for Epic Movement - Uncaged Human. Every uncaged human needs a little help on their journey to baddassity.

Resources for Epic Movement - Uncaged Human

These are some of the programs and tools that have helped me most along my journey. How to Reverse the Damage of Sitting and Human Domestication - Uncaged Human. Note: This is a follow-up to this post about how injury can be your friend.

How to Reverse the Damage of Sitting and Human Domestication - Uncaged Human

It’s easy to put off the debt incurred from not moving. You don’t feel it now so you keep your head hunched and plug away. You’ll move your body later. If you do this long enough, “later” will come crashing down on you in the form of herniated discs, knee replacements and loss of basic human function. So, what the hell is movement debt and why is it the most important thing you’re not thinking about? Allow me to explain… We’re all familiar with sleep debt. How to Be At Home Wherever You Are. “Home wasn’t a set house, or a single town on a map.

How to Be At Home Wherever You Are

It was wherever the people who loved you were, whenever you were together. Not a place, but a moment, and then another, building on each other like bricks to create a solid shelter that you take with you for your entire life, wherever you may go.” ~ Sarah Dessen, What Happened to Goodbye Did you read my post about the energies of October? 5 of the best reasons to exercise (getting healthy isn't one) - Jacki Hayes. Welcome.

5 of the best reasons to exercise (getting healthy isn't one) - Jacki Hayes

If you are new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed so you don't miss my next post. Thanks for visiting! For years, exercise has been branded as a way to lose weight. But as the body-acceptance movement gained ground and eating disorders increased, many organizations began pushing a new message. Exercise for your health. Seems like a healthier alternative (pun intended). Yet, women over the age of 50 are among the most sedentary in the United States, and as they age, their activity level only decreases. We would think that health and longevity would be effective motivators for exercise as we age, but the numbers show that a concern for health just isn’t enough. If health isn’t our answer to the motivation problem, what is? Motivation and goals Let’s start by understanding goals. Theories behind goals state that we are motivated to change our behaviors when our current experience or state of being doesn’t match our desires.

Courage. New Articles. My 2015 love list: tools, books, music, projects & people that I love and recommend.

New Articles

Once a year or so, I release a new “love list”: A collection of time- and sanity-saving tools, service providers that I heartily recommend, books that have inspired me, groovy music, and more. Are You In Survival Mode For No Good Reason? “Oh! That gentleness! How far more potent is it than force!” ~ Charlotte Brontë, Jane Eyre. Archive for Moments of Being. On Protecting Your Instrument. I’m back on the chaise. I’ve just finished with the last full week of teaching I’ll be doing until March. All summer long, I’ve wondered what this moment would feel like. I have no flights scheduled, no dates on my calendar (except for a few small weekend retreats like this one and this one) and a real swath of time stretched out before me.

A magic carpet, rolled out, ready for me to step onto it with the intention of finishing a draft of my new book. Today is the day.