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How Stress Messes With Your Memory

Researchers are just now beginning to uncover the thorny relationship between mental pressure and recall–and their findings have special significance for women. By Gretchen Voss, Women's Heal…

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3 Ways to Practice Patience at Work

I sometimes think that Zen students and entrepreneurs are the most patient, and at the same time the least patient, people. Zen students spend long hours, days, and years, sitting, facing a wall, ex…

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Is Your Job Killing You?

  New research finds that stress at work is a huge contributor to the risk of cardiovascular disease and heart attack for women By Leah Zerbe, Rodale.com Job stress and worrying about …

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3 Exercises to Reduce Fear and Anxiety

I notice that in the many seminars I lead in the business world, that fear, and its various manifestations, are at the root of important and difficult issues. The more we can understand and transform …

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Practicing Generosity

Everything we think of as ours, our bodies and minds and all the material things that make up our lives, has been given to us. The air we breathe and the water we drink are gifts. Everything we do in …

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Appreciating Impermanence

I saw a cartoon in a recent New Yorker magazine in which two people were finishing their dinners at a Chinese restaurant and had just opened their fortune cookies. One fortune read, "You are going t…

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Accomplish More in a Fluid World

Often when I walk into a company or organization as a coach or consultant, I am struck by the feeling that everyone working there is attempting to change an environment that they, in the sinking pit o…

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