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Too much attention or not enough?

What do the following¬† situations have in common? Losing one’s reading glasses a few times a day? Or obsessing over a past disappointment. They both involve attention: either not paying enough attention or paying too much. Not paying attention is … Continue reading

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Pay attention and change your life

Why pay attention? In my last blog post I talked about paying attention while walking outdoors as a way to become more aware of our surroundings.¬† But paying attention can do much more.¬† The people at the ToDo Institute focus … Continue reading

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A different kind of self-help

We live in a me, me, me world. Or as the Beatles said, “I me mine.” Often, when “the me” isn’t getting its way, isn’t losing weight, getting rich, finding true love, or gaining more confidence, it turns to self-improvement … Continue reading

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