238a: Presence and Productivity #1 – The Only Time Is Now

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This is the first installment in a series of shows inspired by my experience with and successes after reading the book, Getting Things Done by David Allen.

Discussed Today:
-Present moment awareness and engagement
-What is serenity through force?
-finding serenity in what might seem like chaos
-Observation and identification
-The impact of clutter in your surroundings competes for your attention
-How procrastination leads to resignation
-Emotional attachments to "stuff"
-Your mind, the computer: what programs are running in the background?

The GTD Flowchart:

My Computer Desktop:

Look Closer:
David Allen, Getting Things Done - http://www.davidco.com/

The Trivium method - http://www.triviumeducation.com/

tragedyandhope.com - http://www.tragedyandhope.com/

Mindsight - http://drdansiegel.com/about/mindsight/

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  1. Thank you so much for this podcast Brett. This is exactly what I need, exactly when I need it. I am 30 years old, and have just recently grown enough to realize that the way I am living my life is leaving me stuck, and mentally exhausted. I am just now realizing what I want out of life, and don’t have any of the skills necessary to accomplish them. This podcast hit the spot.

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