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Mindful Secret to Communication
Written by Dr. Romie on Sep 6, 2016
Mindful Living Tags: compassionmindfulnessMindset Mattersspeakermindful leadershipcommunication

Do you feel heard?

As I tour the country giving lectures on mindful leadership practices to corporate clients, I hear a similar struggle about communication in the workplace.  Daily meetings feel like a verbal battle to express your thoughts. You may leave a company meeting or sales call feeling uncertain if any one heard you, remembered your pitch, or even wanted to be present.

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Why Positive Thinking Fails: What to Do Instead
Written by Dr. Romie on Jul 15, 2016
Mind Tags: intention settingintentional livingintentionsMindmindfulnessMindset Matters

My opening and closing statements of every lecture are:

“Your mind is strong medicine, choose a positive thought.”  

This meme is the most retweeted, shared, and favorite quote on social media every month.
This is the motto I personally live by, the motto by which I run my business, and the intention that carries me through healing my clients.

As I delve further into research for my upcoming book and signature corporate lectures, I am discovering that positive thinking alone has not been working for many of my clients.

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3 Steps to Setting a Positive Intention
Written by Dr. Romie on Jul 14, 2016
Mindful Living Tags: hopeinner peacemindfulnessMindset Mattersintention settingintentional living

An intention is taking the words or direction of your soul and putting your soul's request out into to the Universe. 

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How to Create New Year's Resolutions That Work
Written by Dr. Romie on Dec 29, 2015
Mindful Living Tags: Self-EmpowermentMindset Mattersmindfulnessintentions

Let me first state the obvious, the traditional method of setting New Year's resolutions does not work.

When I work with clients who are trying to achieve results, they quickly learn they are about to dig deep.  Do setting positive intentions or affirmations really work?  

I use the cluttered closet analogy. If I asked you for help in organizing my closet, would you just throw all my clothes and shoes on the floor and walk out? (Let me tell you, if you did this with my shoes we would have a problem).

To effectively organize my cluttered closet, I had to take out many of the items and look at them (reflection). I had to assess honestly if each piece is serving purpose in my wardrobe (receiving the lessons), Then I had to carefully prioritize what I needed and organize the pieces in a more effective way.

Creating intentions for the New Year is a process of cleaning out the cluttered closet of your mind.

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Follow Women Wednesday: Are You A Sexist Tweeter?
Written by Dr. Romie on Aug 19, 2015
Mindful Living Tags: twitterspeakerSelf-EmpowermentMindset Matters

As a mindfulness teacher, I am a firm believer that social media is a powerful extension of our consciousness- you receive back what you tweet/pin/post/share/like. 

And as a female brain physician and social media influencer in health and wellness, I am the first to admit that my brain is rewired to think in Tweets.  I listen to conversations, read books, and watch the news all the while my brain is restructing sentences into 140 characters or less.  At times I am prone to random outbursts "A-ha that's a tweetable moment!"

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