Elese talks with Ami Chen Mills-Naim of the Center For Sustainable Change about the Three Principles of Mind, Consciousness and Thought and how they work in daily life. A great show on how 'abstract' principles play out in our relationships and our lives and how our awareness of them makes a difference.
Dedicated with love and appreciation to the significant others in our lives.
People say multitasking makes us more productive, and pressure keeps us focused.  Do you work well under pressure and feel more focused or less?  Just because you can do five things at once does that mean you should?  Recent research on focus, memory and multitasking is revealing we may not be the super-taskers that we thought we were. I talk about two types of focus and explore how to be focused, naturally,  no matter what else is going on.

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Listen to Tom Sterner and I talk more about Focus in the show "Focus On Demand"


Aired Live Friday, January 7

If you are ripe for finding focus – even within your current chaotic surroundings – tune in to learn the kind of awareness that creates focus when you need it.

For twenty five years, Thomas M. Sterner, author of The Practicing Mind: Bringing Discipline and Focus Into Your Life, served as concert piano technician for The Grand Opera House and operated a vintage grand piano restoration company. This week, Thomas talks about how the discipline required for his career, combined with his interest and study of both Eastern thought and modern performance enhancement psychologies, lead him to understand the source of inner strength, peace and self-discipline, and the value of staying in the present moment.

Sterner is founder of Mountain Sage Publishing

Everyone is creative. Not everyone is a painter or an “artist” but as a human being you are born with creativity. The creative mind finds solutions to problems, makes up ideas, and finds ways out of traps.  When you feel at the end of your rope, frustrated, bored, or unwell... could it be you just need to tap the creative mind you already have?  This week I explore how to do that with Heart-Core Creativity Coach Evelyne Brink.
With a background from comedy to songwriting over global
Madonna impersonation, Evelyne offers her powerful and warm-hearted
insights on the nature of creativity and success. She has
worked with 100s of people over the world transforming lives and turning
creativity into a driving force rather than a force to drive you mad.

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Eldon’s new book ‘What Does That Mean?’  explores the surprising and yet common ways we overlook the obvious:  life’s meaning.

Together we’ll look at what Eldon has to share about the ways to understand our values, our relationships to one another, the meaning of violence, coincidence and even love … and the mystery of the mind.

Eldon has made a lifelong study of the human mind and for more than 25 years his books, writings and audio programs have transformed lives all over the planet and have brought clarity to the search for a deeper understanding of ourselves and of life.
He can be found on www.eldontaylor.com

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Peter Fenner and I explore 'Radiant Mind' - unconditioned awareness in which nothing is needed and nothing needs to be taken away.

You actually can feel during the show how Buddhist nondual wisdom can integrate naturally with the complexities of daily commitments.  I love that Peter talks about

* the anti-frantic environment
* how to stop making a problem out of having problems
* why we get stuck when we think there is more to know than we know right now
* why we don't have to make anything better

Peter helps us understand how to be in the 'experience of unconditioned awareness' which allows painful thoughts and feelings to dissolve.

Over 38 years Peter has distilled the essence of traditions like Zen, Dzogchen and the Buddhist Middle Way, and adapted them to suit our post-modern culture.
He teaches worldwide and  has written extensively on Buddhist nondual traditions, including his latest book: Radiant Mind: Awakening Unconditional Awareness.

Don't miss his 9-month Radiant Mind Course in Vancouver BC, May 7, 2010 - Feb 20, 2011

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Change your brain for greater happiness and....

This week, more very real stuff on how the flow of thoughts sculpts the brain as europsychologist Rick Hanson explains how to use scientific breakthroughs, combined with techniques from ancient contemplative practices to change your brain for greater contentment, lovingkindness, and inner peace.

Plus simple, step-by-step exercises for making the brain and body less susceptible to stress and for calming anxiety.

More resources for happiness, love and wisdom on http://www.rickhanson.net/

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Don Goewey, author of Mystic Cool, talks about how spiritual insights, neuroscience and psychology come together.  He gave tips for ending stress with two simple techniques including his "Clear Button". 

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If you have ever tried to quit smoking/lose weight/get up on time or definitely not date that person who is very bad for you... but then do it anyway... Then you will want to get to know Lindsay Brady. 

Lindsay has spent 40 years as a hypnotherapist and Perceptionist, his work has taught him the real truth about the Mind/Brain connection.  We talk about why your brain won't listen and how to get more cooperation! I mean, if you want to, that is ;)

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Do you believe we all have complete freedom? Complete. Freedom. When Viktor Frankl (Man's Search For Meaning) said that even when the Nazi's were torturing his body, he still had ultimate freedom to choose, what did he mean? Was he simply an exceptional human being with something special about him that no one else has? And If we all have this capacity, how do we tap into it every day?

My guest is Kara Stamback, whose work is based on Three Principles Psychology; we will talk about what ultimate psychological freedom means and just how accessible it is.

Kara Stamback, M.S., is a teacher, counselor, consultant and facilitator in principle-based psychology. She is an Associate at www.pranskyandassociates.com

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