At Your Desk

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At Your Desk

Time to kill?

Posted Oct 14, 2015

I shudder when I hear someone say, “I had time to kill.” Time passes quickly enough as it is. Does anyone really have time to “kill”?

When I find myself with a little in-between time, a little “pause” time, I cherish it! I look for images in the clouds... like this feather! Or I call a friend, swing on my front porch rocker or play Sudoku. When you find yourself with an unexpected gift of time, celebrate it!

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Technology is a tool. Remember our humanity!

Posted Aug 25, 2015

The rate of information creation and technological advancements is accelerating. So are the rates of chronic diseases such as diabetes, obesity and depression, to name a few.

Take five minutes to watch this video.

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Animal Guides

Posted Jul 22, 2015

Animals can be our companions, our teachers, our guides. Each one has his/her own “medicine” or essence. For example, Deer medicine is gentleness. Hummingbird is joy. Bear is introspection. Dog is loyalty.

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Going with the flow?

Posted Jul 15, 2015

Take 30 seconds to appreciate the power of water. 

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Relax. Reflect.

Posted May 13, 2015

Take 30 seconds. Yes, just 30 seconds. Relax. Reflect.

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Good Qi Driving

Posted Apr 22, 2015

Qi. Vital energy. Universal energy. It is in us and all around us, like a saturated sponge in a bathtub of warm water. A great technique for making your drive time more Qi-full is to consciously follow your breath. 

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QIGONG. Breathe. Move. Get Energized!

Posted Apr 8, 2015

At each seasonal change, I lead a Qigong session in one of our Metro Parks. Until we meet again, practice this exercise to get engergized and build better balance.

Qigong Breathing: Circling the Arms

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