Posts by Quentin Green

How to Be More Effective – Without a Morning Routine

Morning Routine Alarm Clock

Photo by Phalinn Ooi – flickr How to be effective anyway – with minimal effort   I’ve read a lot about the benefits of having a mourning routine. They are popular reading currently. My frustration (at no fault of the authors), is that I’m a parent of a four-year-old who often rises before I do.…

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How to Beat the Sunday Evening Blues

businessmen stressed by sunday evening blues

  We’ve all been there. I also call it the ‘Monday Morning Dread.’ The weekend is over and the workweek is about to begin. I’ve felt it. It sucks. We look forward all week to the weekend, so that we can do what we want to do rather than what we have to do. The…

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“Follow Your Passion” is Bullshit Advice

It is better to follow your Purpose than to seek happiness or follow your passion.

…So is Seeking Happiness I’m going to keep this brief. You hear the terms passion, happiness etc., referred to all the time, like we can just go out and do them: “Follow/find your passion…” “The secret to happiness…” “Do what you love to do…” I call bullshit! The bottom line is: if you don’t have…

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3 Breathing Techniques to Reduce Stress

Breathe Rock

  Practice these 3 breathing techniques as potent tools for stress reduction. Why? Stress comes as the fight or flight response. It can be helpful if faced with a serious or life or death situation, but most of the time we feel stress, we are dealing with kids, work, commuting and so on. (Note: even…

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Take Meaningful Action

I can’t believe it has been so long that since I’ve posted. This time it will be brief, with no photo and just a brief message about taking meaningful action. I read my last blog post and it resonated perfectly true for me today as it did the day I wrote it. Where have I…

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