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Entries tagged with: Eden Read


Coffee… Not Now, But Soon

13 September 2016

Eden read Why You Shouldn’t Drink Coffee In The Morning and was excited to learn a new, practical way to stay alert during the work day.

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How Not to Read Polls

11 October 2016

Eden read How Not to Be Wrong: The Power of Mathematical Thinking by Jordan Ellenberg and found herself thinking about the world more carefully.

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Fall Asleep Faster with the Alphabet Game

11 November 2016

Eden read A Good Night’s Sleep Is Tied to Interruptions, Not Just Hours and learned that a fragmented sleep schedule can be harmful to overall well-being.

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Observing Art for Better Communication

2 December 2016

Eden read Visual Intelligence by Amy Herman and was happy to see so many communication tools in a book about what and how we see.

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The First Book You Should Read This Year

6 January 2017

Eden read Crucial Conversations and realized how much of what makes conversations difficult happens before we even open our mouths.

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How Do You Solve Problems?

10 January 2017

Eden took a FourSight innovation assessment and learned about the way she likes to solve problems and how her preferences can impact group dynamics.

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What Obama is Reading Now

27 January 2017

Eden read Obama’s Secret to Surviving the White House Years: Books, and learned how the president found solidarity, fostered empathy, and sometimes escaped the pressure of his job through reading.

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Mindfulness: It’s Not One Size Fits All

24 February 2017

Eden listened to the Three-Minute Breathing Space and appreciated the different ways she is learning to practice mindfulness.

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Practice Compassion Through Freewriting

24 March 2017

Eden read Turn Your Face: How to Be Heard and Get What You Want Most of the Time by Barbara Linney and learned how freewriting can be a great way to practice self-compassion.

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Do You Shy Away from Empathy?

5 May 2017

Eden read There Is No Good Card For This: What To Say and Do When Life is Scary, Awful, and Unfair To People You Love by Kelsey Crowe and Emily McDowell and felt comforted by the stories and advice offered by two empathy experts.

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The Creativity Muscle

16 May 2017

Eden read Want to Be Creative on Purpose? Schedule It by Carl Richards and reconsidered what it means to be creative.

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Benefits of the Bright Side

5 September 2017

Eden watched Tali Sharot’s Ted Talk, The Optimism Bias, and learned that she has a tendency to look on the bright side.

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Confidence + Creativity

19 December 2017

Eden read Creative Confidence: Unleashing the Creative Potential Within Us All  by David Kelley and Tom Kelley and learned that creative confidence isn’t just for “creative types.”

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What Kind of Manager Are You?

16 January 2018

Eden read The New One Minute Manager by Ken Blanchard and Spencer Johnson and learned that good managers help others become good self-managers.

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Cultivating Self-Compassion

6 February 2018

Eden read How to Be Happy by Tara Parker-Pope and learned a new exercise for being kind to herself.

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To Type or Not to Type

13 February 2018

Eden watched Pinkcast 2.2: Why You Should Take Notes By Hand and reflected on the benefits of taking handwritten notes.

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Help for Heated Topics

13 March 2018

Eden listened to Strong Back, Soft Front, Wild Heart, on the On Being Podcast, and thought about the ways we approach (or don’t approach) controversial topics.

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Why Bad Habits Happen to Good People

10 April 2018

Eden read The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business by Charles Duhigg and thought about how understanding the habit loop could help her break some bad habits.

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Meditation to Manage Pain

8 May 2018

Eden listened to a guided meditation for progressive muscle relaxation and reflected on her method for managing pain and the anxiety that accompanies it.

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What Makes a Good Story?

29 May 2018

Eden read How to Tell a Story by Daniel McDermon and thought about practical ways she could enhance communication through storytelling.

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