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Browsing Archive: August, 2010

60,000 THOUGHTS A DAY - 5 quick ways to cancel out 'white noise'!

Posted by Kristy Rackham on Tuesday, August 31, 2010, In : Meditation & Mindfulness 
Ever heard of 'white noise'?  It's what I call the loud fuzz of incessant chatter that kicks off in your brain the minute you sit down to get some head space. It’s as if you are surrounded by a thousand TVs all tuned in to different channels blaring at you all at once about crazy stuff at a million kilometres an hour. Let me demonstrate:

I need to staple my assignment, NOW!
This meditation stuff doesn’t work.
I really don’t want to be doing this right now, it’s such a beautiful da...


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We Learn By Our Mistakes, Or Do We?!

Posted by Kristy Rackham on Saturday, August 21, 2010, In : General 
I've been contemplating the idea of mistakes... we've been told by those who are apparently wiser and more worldly that 'we learn by our mistakes'.  However, it strikes me, as I look at my beautiful children while they sleep, that perhaps there is NO SUCH THING AS A MISTAKE.

To believe that we learn by a mistake is to assume that we have done something wrong in the first place, that our choices and actions have resulted in a negative consequence.  My thoughts arise from the fact that I did not...
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GET SMARTER!: 3 Steps to Better Info Retention & Recall using Meditation

Posted by Kristy Rackham on Sunday, August 1, 2010, In : Study Tips & Info 

Study is most effective when you deliberately set about your day with the intent of absorbing as much information as possible.  It is also greatly enhanced in the state of the creative Soul-Mind because in this State of alpha frequency, areas of the brain that usually lie dormant are activiated, the cerebral cortex is strengthened and more communication occurs between the left and right hemispheres.  This results in greater...


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Kristy Lee Rackham Full time parent, part-time nursing student, writer, key-note speaker, facilitator, entrepreneur... I subscribe to the belief that if you're clever with your time and where you put your energy, you CAN have the cake and eat it too! Still working on what flavour to make the cake though! My passion is creating... creating anything, in any form makes me happy! My goal is to lead my children (and others!) by example... its a big task and Im learning so much about myself through their eyes. As they grow, so do I! Most importantly, I want to show them that if you have a dream, you can achieve it with a bit of dedication, discipline, guts and a belief that anything is possible. So I guess that I want to teach them to create as well... create their own destiny! Email me at headspacebook@gmail.com, I'd love to hear from you.
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