“Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.” ~Aristotle Over the past few years, I began to feel a shift in my career. Despite spending years earning certifications and degrees and building skills, my work no longer felt meaningful. As I contemplated a change, a persistent thought echoed in my mind: “Why can’t you just
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“To stay with that shakiness—to stay with a broken heart, with a rumbling stomach, with the feeling of hopelessness—that is the path of true awakening. Sticking with that uncertainty, getting the knack of relaxing in the midst of chaos, learning not to panic—that is the spiritual path.” ~Pema Chödrön Sixteen years ago, when everything familiar
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On this episode, we chat about the science behind meetings—and how to get more value out of them. Topics covered include: The four helpful roles meetings have; Questioning your recurring meetings; Considering relationship dynamics in meetings; Becoming a good steward of other peoples time; Designating a meeting leader; Not attending meetings without an agenda; “Modalities”
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“This being human is a guest house. Every morning a new arrival.” ~Rumi When people start out with mindfulness, they want to feel better. They want all the worried, angry, or regretful thoughts to pipe down a little and stop making them feel so bad. That’s great, as far as it goes, and mindfulness can
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Most of us remember the fixtures at our schools growing up. Sometimes it’s a teacher. Other times, it’s a janitor or cook. And in the case of this elementary school in Abington, Pennsylvania, it’s an 89-year-old crossing guard. Retiring From the Job Dorothy “Miss Dottie” Kalkbrenner retires after 47 years WPVI-TV Dorothy “Miss Dottie” Kalkbrenner
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