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On Mind Serving the WRONG MASTER

Existential angst is such an essential component to growth and development. Being human is not exactly a walk in the park by any stretch of the imagination. We chew on our internal psychological suffering like we chew on a piece … Continue reading

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The Farmer’s Wife Life Is For ME!

I find it absolutely amazing that for over a year I have been saying to my husband that all I want is a simple life with him. I started saying this back when we were in the Los Angeles area … Continue reading

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The Hidden Language of the Breath by Eric Stone

The Hidden Language of the Breath An essay in intuitive awareness and direct experience Eric Stone © July 16, 2013 Stress and dissatisfaction possibly represent the deepest ancestral binary pattern that undermines human health, spirit and the possibility of fulfillment … Continue reading

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How to Make Speaking with Confidence into a Way of Life by Eric Stone

As a coach you are clearly in the business of empowerment. As I continue my journey working with people of all walks of life, professional and cultural backgrounds, it has become undeniably obvious that possessing good public speaking skills is now the “new must.” As far as I can tell it started to really pick up speed around 2003. Continue reading

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5 of Twelve Steps to Great Speaking and Communicating by Eric Stone

The public realm within which we deliver speeches, presentations or any kind of performance is an “open and highly visible realm.” It is very often what throws us off or creates anxiety, for we sense this high visibility but have not fully integrated it. Continue reading

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3 of Twelve Steps to Great Speaking and Communicating.

As mentioned before, speakers deal with performance issues. With the term performance comes the concept of staging, presence, experience and message. Performance skills are what make a speaker attractive to watch and riveting to listen to. Continue reading

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2 of Twelve Steps to Great Speaking and Communicating by Eric Stone

The public realm has different rules of conduct, as do all the various contexts we find ourselves in. The public realm is not social, personal nor intimate or office related. Being watched is a circumstance, hence the formidable power an audience can have on a speaker or communicator. Continue reading

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1 of Twelve Steps to Great Speaking and Communicating By Eric Stone

The public arena is a space or spaciousness, which needs to be filled with life and self-expression. It is empty without that filling. This is where the courage to speak goes. Continue reading

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Love Thyself Not Thy Neighbor

Consciousness is very different than memory. While consciousness watches, memory remembers and computes. Funny how some fairly obvious observations, once spoken, become excellent opportunities for inquiry. Memory or mind cannot solve existential angst. Though within an artificial and safe environment, … Continue reading

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THE TRANSFORMATIVE POWER OF BELONGING

There’s nothing more relaxing, inspiring and attractive than a speaker who absolutely belongs in front of his or her audience. To belong is to match, to harmonize and to be a fully integrated part of the whole. Planting solidly in … Continue reading

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