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“Remember, concentrate on the moment. Feel, don’t think. Trust your instincts!” – Qui-Gon “Feel the Force. Don’t deny your feelings.” – Obi-Wan Kenobi This is the fourth, and final, blog post on my favorite Jedi mind tricks. In my first three posts, we covered choosing response over reaction, reframing and perspective taking, and being present.... Read More »
Qui-Gon: “Don’t center on your anxieties, Obi-Wan. Keep your concentration here and now, where it belongs.” Ob-Wan: “But Master Yoda says I should be mindful of the future.” Qui-Gon: “But not at the expense of the moment. Be mindful of the living Force, young Padawan.” This is the third in a series of four blog... Read More »
Luke Skywalker: “I can’t believe it.” Yoda: “That is why you fail.” This is the second in a series of four blog posts on my favorite Jedi mind tricks. My first Jedi mind trick highlights how to process a situation prior to responding. Jedi Mind Trick #2: Reframing and Perspective Taking As I write this... Read More »
This is the first in a series of four blog posts on my favorite Jedi mind tricks. Try them in your office, on your campus, and with those whom you most frequently interact. Jedi Mind Trick #1: Choose response over reaction The delay in line made no sense. “What are these people thinking? Who in... Read More »