presence

Use Cues to Your Advantage

I’m reading a great book called ‘Start Here’ by Eric Langshur and Nate Klemp. The book is about making habits and developing emotional fitness in your life. One of their key points is the importance of identifying cues to remind you of the habit you are trying to develop. Cues …

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The Power of Presence in Times of Tragedy

As I have been reflecting on the tragedy we have walked through here in Dallas over the past few days, I have been thinking about what really helps in times of trouble. Often when tragedy strikes, I don’t know what to do. I don’t know what to say. I don’t …

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Presence and the Power Pose

I recently finished reading a great book called Presence by Amy Cuddy. (She also has an excellent TED talk that you can see here.) The main idea from the book is that we can change our bodies to influence our thoughts, emotions, and behaviors, particularly as they relate to presence, …

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Let’s Get Physical

I want to talk to you today about the importance of showing love through touch and our physical presence. I think we have a tendency in our society today to avoid contact with anyone or anything we consider ‘unclean.’ I don’t think that’s always a bad thing. It probably has …

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