Posts Tagged ‘Mind Tools’

Pay Attention! The Benefits of Mindfulness

Our teachers were right.  It’s really important to pay attention.  In fact, mindfulness — paying attention — is one of life’s best practices. Ellen Langer writes about this a lot.  The Harvard psychologist (and artist) has long been an advocate of what she calls “mindfulness.”  That’s the name of her most widely read book, and […]

The Practical, Creative Optimism of “ChangeThis!” (1)

One of my favorite websites is ChangeThis, which serves as a forum for collecting and disseminating powerful PowerPoint presentations that seek to persuade and inform.  These manifestos address a vast array of issues, and many are written by some of today’s leading authors and opinion-makers. ChangeThis professes to be staffed with optimists – those who […]

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