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Mindfulness for Beginners

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Mindfulness for Beginners  Mindfulness for Beginners - Audiobook by Jon Kabat-Zinn This an excellent, gentle and easily accessible introduction. It achieves what it sets out to do, which is to provide a philosophical framework for a meditation practice and the very basics of starting one. Jon Kabat-Zinn, PhD. is executive director at the Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Health Care and Society at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center. He is the founder and former director of the UMMC Stress Reduction Clinic and an associate professor of medicine in the division of preventive and behavioral medicine. Using mindfulness meditation, Kabat-Zinn works to help people reduce stress and deal with chronic pain, and a variety of illnesses, particularly breast cancer. He was a trainer for the 1984 U.S. Men's Olympic Rowing Team and is especially interested in reducing the stress-related problems in the inner city and in prison populations. John Kabat-Zinn has ser

How to get over the pain of a relationship break-up

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How to get over the pain of a relationship break-up Wise advice from experienced coach, Kara Oh. Wendy is the The Career Coach - helping you to find fresh perspectives on your Job Search and Career. She helps you work towards your goals and aspirations, in a way that fits in with both work and home life. Email her at  wendymason@wisewolfcoaching.com ,  find her on Skype at wendymason14, or call +44 (0) 2081239146 (02081239146 for UK callers) or +1 262 317 9016 if you are in the US. A free trial/consultation allows you to try phone coaching from the comfort of your own home and without risk. Don't forget to ask about the Summer Special Offer  CV review and interview preparation and coaching to improve your confidence and self esteem are a speciality

Master the Art of Active Listening ~ Levo League

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Master the Art of Active Listening ~ Levo League Great post from the Levo League - find out more at the link below "Ashamed as I am to admit it, I’ve always had a hard time listening well. My mind goes a mile a minute, and while I try to process the things being said to me in conversation as best I can, I don’t always catch everything. Maybe you remember when a former manager berated me for zoning out while we were in the middle of a conversation. Needless to say, being a good listener hasn’t always been my strong suit, and I’m not proud of that. But lucky for me, we aren’t born with active listening skills; we develop them by learning and then practicing them—so maybe there’s hope for me yet…! Levo spoke with Terri McCullough during yesterday’s Office Hours. While McCullough today holds the incredibly powerful position as Executive Director of the Tory Burch Foundation, she met playwright and activist Anna Deavere Smith years back, and helped her build her nonprofit, A

Why taking risks improves self confidence: Danijela Bule at TEDxYale

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Why taking risks improves self confidence: Danijela Bule at TEDxYale This is a TedxYale  talk from Danijela Bule. Here, she talks about having the confidence to take risks do the things that can make your life a success. With the risks you take - your confidence grows Danijela is a sophomore in Saybrook College and an avid TED watcher, thanks to her roommate. She came to the United States from Croatia when she was seven with her parents and three sisters. She will most likely be an anthropology major here at Yale and is applying to study abroad in Argentina for her junior year (fingers crossed). She loves writing and hopes to be cool enough to work for the New Yorker one day. For now, English class essays will do. Wendy is the The Career Coach - helping you to find fresh perspectives on your Job Search and Career. She helps you work towards your goals and aspirations, in a way that fits in with both work and home life. Email her at  wendymason@wisewolfcoaching.com ,  f

Is Facebook Good Or Bad For Your Self-Esteem?

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Is Facebook Good Or Bad For Your Self-Esteem? I think you will enjoy this post from Psychology Today "Does  Facebook  enhance your  self-esteem  or does the popular method of connecting with people and "making friends," actually detract from a strong sense of self? There appears to be conflicting perceptions and evidence regarding this question. Facebook has more than 750 million users worldwide. It facilitates people keeping in touch online with a network of "friends" and the size of these networks varies from a handful to hundreds of thousands. One of the things that has not been clear is whether there is any relationship between the number of friends a person has and the number of their real-life friends. Some experts have observed anectodally that social network friends are very different than real-life friends. To provide a more scientific perspective, researcher Geraint Rees, and his colleagues at the University College of London exam

Friday Fsh Recipe - Caribean Fish Balls For Your Party

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Friday Fsh Recipe - Caribean Fish Balls For Your Next Party Here's a quick and tasty appetizer to serve at your next party, fish balls. With hints of true Caribbean flavors, these fish balls are a bit spicy, with a crunchy exterior and fluffy interior. By using fresh cod (any white fish will work), you have something similar to fish cakes, but with more Caribbean vibe. Wendy is The Career Coach. She helps people reach their goals and aspirations. To find out more email  wendymason@wisewolfcoaching.com ,  find her on Skype at wendymason14, or call +44 (0) 2081239146 (02081239146 for UK callers) or +1 262 317 9016 if you are in the US. A free trial/consultation allows you to try phone coaching from the comfort of your own home and without risk.  Ask about the Summer Special CV review and interview preparation and coaching to improve your confidence and self esteem are a speciality

Developing Your Creativity

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Developing Your Creativity Julia Cameron's The Artist's Way has been around 1992. With the basic principle that creative expression is the natural direction of life, Julia Cameron and Mark Bryan lead you through a comprehensive twelve-week program to recover your creativity from a variety of blocks, including limiting beliefs, fear, self-sabotage, jealousy, guilt, addictions, and other inhibiting forces, replacing them with artistic confidence and productivity. " I can only imagine the number of people this book has opened up in twenty years. Though I came across it about seven years ago, I didn't pick it up until recently and, as I work on new writing projects, it's helped me become much more prolific. From a health perspective, when our artistic sides are fed, we may laugh more easily, understand ourselves and others with greater depth, and feel more satisfied with life. If you're looking to nurture your artistic side a bit more, this book may

When you need help with your career - where do you go?

When you need help with your career - where do you go? I'd be really grateful if you would take part in my poll. I promise to share the results! Wendy is the Happiness Coach and author of  The  Wolf Project  and a new novel,  Blood Brothers , to be published in Summer 2013.  As a life and career coach and blogger, she helps people reach their goals and aspirations. As a novelist she hopes to entertain. Oh and she writes poetry too! To find out more email  wendymason@wisewolfcoaching.com ,  find her on Skype at wendymason14, or call +44 (0) 2081239146 (02081239146 for UK callers) or +1 262 317 9016 if you are in the US. A free trial/consultation allows you to try phone coaching from the comfort of your own home and without risk.  And remember there are  great benefits  to be achieved from coaching by phone or Skype. CV review and interview preparation and coaching to improve your confidence and self esteem are a speciality

Finding the Time to Read

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Finding the Time to Read Some good thoughts! Wendy is the Happiness Coach and author of  The  Wolf Project  and a new novel,  Blood Brothers , to be published in Summer 2013.  As a life and career coach and blogger, she helps people reach their goals and aspirations. As a novelist she hopes to entertain. Oh and she writes poetry too! To find out more email  wendymason@wisewolfcoaching.com ,  find her on Skype at wendymason14, or call +44 (0) 2081239146 (02081239146 for UK callers) or +1 262 317 9016 if you are in the US. A free trial/consultation allows you to try phone coaching from the comfort of your own home and without risk.  And remember there are  great benefits  to be achieved from coaching by phone or Skype. CV review and interview preparation and coaching to improve your confidence and self esteem are a speciality

The Sedona Method - What Is It And Can It Help You

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The Sedona Method - What Is It And Can It Help You An Introduction with Hale Dwoskin, Jack Canfield, Bill Harris, James Ray and others. Here is the book The Course And if you would like to know more - here is a course - 20 CD's including: Effortless Wealth and Success, Effortless Relationships, Effortless Health and Well-being. A complete 198-page workbook. Wendy is the Happiness Coach and author of  The  Wolf Project  and a new novel,  Blood Brothers , to be published in Summer 2013.  As a life and career coach and blogger, she helps people reach their goals and aspirations. As a novelist she hopes to entertain. Oh and she writes poetry too! To find out more email  wendymason@wisewolfcoaching.com ,  find her on Skype at wendymason14, or call +44 (0) 2081239146 (02081239146 for UK callers) or +1 262 317 9016 if you are in the US. A free trial/consultation allows you to try phone coaching from the comfort of your own home and without risk.  And reme

The Wrong Question to Ask - Turn Stress Into Something Else

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The Wrong Question to Ask - Turning Stress Into Something Good There is new post from Wendy Smith  at The Writing Wolf; Dog days or the long hot days of summer.  wp.me/p6V71L-gF   #amwriting   #writingwolf A simple way to help convert anxiety into optimism. More from the same channel  http://www.youtube.com/user/offTheLeftEye?feature=watch   Wendy Smith is a Life Coach with Career and Business Coaching skills. She helps people have the confidence they need to be successful at work while maintaining a good work/life balance. You can email her at  wendy@wisewolfcoaching.com Book your free taster coaching session with Wendy  here

Dealing With Toxic friends - Some Thoughts!

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Dealing With Toxic friends - Some Thoughts! So we all have them.  But what to do about those friends who worry us.  Here are some thoughts from Meghan Rosette on how to deal with them. You can find more from Meghan here twitter.com/meghanrosette meghanrosette.tumblr.com meghanrosette@yahoo.com http://www.formspring.me/meghanrosette http://dailybooth.com/meghanrosette Wendy is the Happiness Coach and author of  The  Wolf Project  and a new novel,  Blood Brothers , to be published in Summer 2013.  As a life and career coach and blogger, she helps people reach their goals and aspirations. As a novelist she hopes to entertain. Oh and she writes poetry too! To find out more email  wendymason@wisewolfcoaching.com ,  find her on Skype at wendymason14, or call +44 (0) 2081239146 (02081239146 for UK callers) or +1 262 317 9016 if you are in the US. A free trial/consultation allows you to try phone coaching from the comfort of your own home and without risk.  And remember ther

Friday Fish Recipe - Blazing Jamaican Peppered Shrimp.

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Friday Fish Recipe - Blazing Jamaican Peppered Shrimp. How to make Jamaican style pepper shrimp as you'd find being sold by the roadside in Middle Quarters in Jamaica. This spicy shrimp recipe is true to it's Jamaican heritage and has that classic Caribbean flavor and heat. Jamaican peppered shrimp is a lovely side dish for your next party or BBQ. It is a very hot dish. This recipe is from Chris at CaribbeanPot.com Wendy is the Happiness Coach and author of  The  Wolf Project  and a new novel,  Blood Brothers , to be published in Summer 2013.  As a life and career coach and blogger, she helps people reach their goals and aspirations. As a novelist she hopes to entertain. Oh and she writes poetry too! To find out more email  wendymason@wisewolfcoaching.com ,  find her on Skype at wendymason14, or call +44 (0) 2081239146 (02081239146 for UK callers) or +1 262 317 9016 if you are in the US. A free trial/consultation allows you to try phone coaching from the co

GUIDED SLEEP MEDITATION TALKDOWN - Insomnia - Relaxation

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GUIDED SLEEP MEDITATION TALKDOWN - Insomnia - Relaxation A new post from me at The Writing Wolf; Dog days or the long hot days of summer.  wp.me/p6V71L-gF   #amwriting   #writingwolf Drift off to sleep with this blissfully calm talk-down. Features very high quality ocean wave sounds - you can almost taste the sea air.  This is another guided meditation from my favourite   TheHonestGuys Channel ; You can find more at  http://www.meditainment.com/free-meditation-content/ Wendy Smith is a Life Coach with Career and Business Coaching skills. She helps people have the confidence they need to be successful at work while maintaining a good work/life balance. You can email her at  wendy@wisewolfcoaching.com Book your free taster coaching session with Wendy  here

Affirmations To Boost Your Self Esteem

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Affirmations To Boost Your Self Esteem Working as a Life and Career Coach, the issues raised most often by my clients are confidence and self esteem.  Self esteem is about valuing ourselves and it is a first step on the road to having the confidence to go out there into the world and contribute our gifts. Working each day with a set of affirmations really can help.  This set of affirmations from Louise Hay, used regularly, really could help you.   Find yourself a quiet spot - same place and same time each day - relax and let yourself listen. Just let go and believe.   You can find out more about Louis Hay here   http://www.louisehay.com/ Wendy is the Happiness Coach and author of  The  Wolf Project  and a new novel,  Blood Brothers , to be published in Summer 2013.  As a life and career coach and blogger, she helps people reach their goals and aspirations. As a novelist she hopes to entertain. Oh and she writes poetry too! To find out more email  wendymason@wisewo