I subscribe to the newsletter "A Month of Me Time" from The Calm Space. It's nice reminders, "Simple Daily Actions to Nourish Your Soul". Today it was about the benefits of walking and I love the included quote.
Above all, do not lose your desire to walk. Every day I walk myself into a state of well-being and walk away from every illness. I have walked myself into my best thoughts, and I know of no thought so burdensome that one cannot walk away from it.
I injured a foot before Read more [...]
Leo Babauta has another great post over at Zen Habits, Get Less Done: Stop Being Productive and Enjoy Yourself.
There’s too much emphasis these days on productivity, on hyperefficiency, on squeezing the most production out of every last minute. People have forgotten how to relax. How to be lazy. How to enjoy life.
Productivity is not good in itself, it's very important to decide what we do. We need to manage our attention and our priorities.
It’s possible we’re trying to get more done because Read more [...]
Today at Twitter I got this link, The science of voodoo: When mind attacks body. It's a really interesting article that goes from placebo (when mind helps the body) to nocebo (when mind attacks body).
The idea that believing you are ill can make you ill may seem far-fetched, yet rigorous trials have established beyond doubt that the converse is true - that the power of suggestion can improve health. This is the well-known placebo effect. Placebos cannot produce miracles, but they do produce measurable Read more [...]
This is a classic story which unfortunately mentions time management. But time management is a misnomer since time can not be managed. We can only manage ourselves, our attention and our priorities.
One day, an old professor of the School of Public Management in France, was invited to lecture on the topic of “Efficient Time Management” in front of a group of 15 executive managers representing the largest, most successful companies in America. The lecture was one in a series of five lectures Read more [...]
When I started Key Coaching I picked the Kanji-character for Ki as my logo. It's a beautiful sign. I'm interested in Eastern philosophies and I like the concept of life energy.
Qi, also chi or ki , is a fundamental concept of traditional Chinese culture. Qi is believed to be part of every living thing that exists, as a kind of "life force" or "spiritual energy". It is frequently translated as "energy flow", or literally as "air" or "breath".
Text from Wikipedia.
Ki is an old japanese word which does Read more [...]