Monthly Archives: July 2014

Take a chance on doing what you love

"You can fail at what you don't want. So you might as well take a chance on doing what you love." Jim Carrey I am not a huge fan of Jim Carrey movies but I can appreciate that the man has talent and sublime comedic timing. The Ritalin I wish he took would obviously detract from this genius he has. That said, he recently gave a commencement speech at the Maharishi University of Management which wowed me. I’d like to call out some of the commentary that really connected with me and I’d like to understand what his speech causes

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What am I generous with?

Quote of the Week "I think of life as a good book. The further you get into it, the more it begins to make sense." - Harold S. Kushner

This week’s challenge Firstly I’d like you to watch this video: 60 Seconds That Will Change How You Think! It’s a really interesting observation about humanity and it causes me to think about what I am generous with and what do I hold onto (with what am I selfish) After watching this video ask yourself: What am I generous with in my

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Be the Author

I came across this work from Daniel Kahneman (the founder of behavioral economics) who talks about this distinction between our two selves: an experiencing self that lives in and knows the present, and a remembering self that recalls and dictates what experiences will ultimately shape our life story and what emotions are recalled through the remembrances of our stories / experiences. How many of us, when asked if we’re happy, distinguish between the happiness we’re experiencing right now in this present moment versus how happy we

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