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    Too Sensitive?

    Much of my early life resounded to refrains of "oh, you're just too sensitive" or "why can't you ...

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    Beginner's mind

    "In the beginner's mind there are many possibilities, in the expert's mind there are few." Shunryu ...

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    Reward for Failure

    As a Mac fan living in Palo Alto at the turn of the century, Steve Jobs was a particularly ...

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    Trauma expert

    Dr. Bessell van der Kolk was one of the first trauma experts who made sense to me. Here's a piece I ...

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    What is Leadership

    My friend and colleague Pete Hamill published his excellent book Embodied Leadership last year. I ...

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    Compelling

    Do you more easily relate to having had an adverse childhood experience than childhood ...

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    Bouncing Back

    I've been researching and writing about resilience recently - the ability to bounce back from ...

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    Resilience

    There's a lot of buzz about resilience at the moment. For good reason, it's an essential component...

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    Mindfulness in the Mainstream

    I begin with an admission. On reading the title of Dr. Richard Strozzi-Heckler's latest article "The...

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    Challenging assumptions

    Johann Hari's book Chasing the Scream came highly recommended and I'm working my way through, ...

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