On Monday I had the honor of sharing some favorite meditation practices during a workshop on the Neuroscience of Resilience with an engaged group of job-seekers. When we are in times of transition or challenge, being able to engage our parasympathetic nervous system to calm the body is key. We can bring a sense of … Continue reading Resilience workshop
Whee! Photo credit link Two deadlines today on projects! I am nearly done with both of them but it was a little tricky to juggle this weekend. Doing final formatting and editing, but am reserving time for that, so this will be brief. Those who freelance: what is your favorite way of juggling multiple projects? … Continue reading Writing deadlines
I found the most awesome and cozy work area while on the Saint Paul campus of the University of Minnesota on Thursday. It was what I call a "writing and research" day which means I had no appointments other than my yoga class. I really love those days. This is the "Thesis Room" of McGrath … Continue reading Cozy work areas
I am researching sleep this week as part of a project contract. I finished Dr. Rubin Naiman's book Healing Night and it really got me thinking about the hazards of our dream-deprived (REM state) sleep habits. Recent CDC reports indicate that over a third of U.S. adults receive less than the 7 hour minimum recommended by … Continue reading Outsourcing our dream-time?
This weekend I am reading a book that is related to the writing contract I have on the topic of sleep. I am still incredulous that the universe saw fit to send me paid work on a topic that fascinates me. I am embracing it, and really letting myself delve fully into the topic. I … Continue reading Healing Night
Yesterday during a coaching session with my dear and wonderful coach, Elizabeth, I got an acceptance on another science writing and research contract offer. While I am in coaching sessions, I do not have my phone on. But I saw the message as soon as I left the session. Last Friday I had put in … Continue reading Defeating self-doubt