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Don’t Sweat It

In my work with executives, I’ve heard more than one mention that sweating through their suits can be a stressful distraction. Whether it happens on a crammed tube ride in the morning or before walking into a big meeting, it is quite irritating.   In London, we still can have a few scorcher...

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Stressxit? Keep it in Perspective

It has been a little over a month since the British people narrowly decided to leave the European Union. The initial chaos has slowly quieted as the government works to figure out what Brexit actually entails, but the division created by stark differences in opinions...

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Be Mindful During Your Commute

Commuting. Standing on a crowded train, feeling like a sardine packed in a tin. Sitting in traffic, surrounded by aggressive, impatient drivers and trying to keep your cool. The lack of control we feel when we are running late and there’s nothing we can do...

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Using Breath to Open the Heart

How do we keep our hearts open amidst all the negativity around us? How do we keep our hearts open even during the toughest times when we just want to shut down and turn off? Are we strong enough to not let the negativity affect...

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You Are What You Think

Isn’t it amazing at times, and even laughable in hindsight, that such small things can affect our mood, concentration and detract us from feeling like our best selves? These instances may cause us to shake our head or roll our eyes. We know that we are...

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There’s a Way through Every Block

We all have days when we feel insignificant, or that we just did not do enough. Maybe time escaped us, or maybe we were just feeling uninspired. Instead of letting thoughts of hopelessness manifest, I encourage you to see these moments as opportunities instead of...

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The Amazing Benefits of Thought Journaling

Research indicates that we have more than 70 thoughts a minute, or more than 4,000 per hour. Yogi Bhajan, a yogic philosopher, suggest that we have 1,000 thoughts in the blink of an eye, which equates to 3.5 million thoughts per hour.   Thought journaling is one...

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My New Chapter

The final episode of Mad Men ended with Don Draper sitting atop a bluff in Big Sur, California, meditating. Sometimes, as they say, life imitates art.   I have always been passionate about advertising, and after graduating from university I followed my dreams and worked as a Mad...

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