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How to Untangle Overwhelm

If you’re like many of us, the holiday season adds even more pressure to your challenge to cover all that needs to be done in your professional life. At times like these, it’s more critical than ever to step back, take a breath, and look at how all the component...

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How to Untangle Overwhelm

The Brain Science of One Thing at a Time

One thing. At... a... time. What happens for you when you hear that phrase? Do you take in a breath and feel relief at the permission to do just that? Or when you try to slow down do you feel anxiety and even more pressure? If you are not feeling overwhelmed by the...

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The Brain Science of One Thing at a Time

The Truth at the Heart of Polarization

For many of us as change agents who tend to have a preference for harmony and idealize a world without conflict, the increasing amounts of polarization we are witnessing today are distressing. Yet if we are to respect the fact that, without exception, uncomfortable...

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The Truth at the Heart of Polarization

What is Yours to Do in the Midst of So Much?

My heart aches with the increasing amounts of suffering, unmet need, and dysfunction being revealed every day around the globe. It’s painful to see how little we have evolved as a society, and eye opening to recognize that the Western World can no longer pretend to...

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What is Yours to Do in the Midst of So Much?