Practical advice for creating a productive and successful life.
POWER LIVING® TV: Are there things we can do to enhance brain health? How can we maximize productivity? The brain is amazingly complex, yet there are simple things we can do to optimize its functioning. Learn more as Dr. Terri Kennedy interviews Dr. Michael Hutchinson, Associate Professor of Neurology at the New York University.
POWER LIVING® TIP: Want to be seen as confident and trusted? Watch your tone. There are various strategies to put your best voice forward.
* Moderate your pace
* Be relaxed and breathe
* Smile through in your voice
* Use a strong yet soft volume
* Tailor your style for the occasion
* Vary your pitch to emphasize points
* Put notes aside and speak from the heart
Beware of sounding angry, condescending, frustrated, impatient, defensive, moody or disrespectful. In order to improve, record yourself speaking – better yet, use video so you can see your facial expressions.
Extra Tip: Read email out loud before you hit send to check the tone and hear how the words sound.
Have you ever made a New Year’s resolution only to break it within weeks? It’s been said that about 40 to 45 percent of American adults set at least one resolution. However, by February the majority of us have given up. Is it a useless tradition? Historian Bill Petro says we can thank Roman statesman Julius Caesar for starting New Year’s resolutions on January 1st. Unfortunately, January 1st is not the best day to make resolutions if you want them to stick…
POWER LIVING® TV: Can women really have it all? Can we ever truly achieve balance? What’s the value of focus? In this edition of Power Living® with Dr. Terri Kennedy, get inspired by power advice from four of the dynamic speakers at the 2012 WIE Symposium. Highlighted speakers include serial entrepreneur Amilya Antonetti, J Brand Jeans Co-Founder Susie Crippen, award-winning journalist Kimberly Weisul, and beauty & style expert Mary Ann Stephenson.
POWER LIVING TV: In Power Living® with Dr. Terri Kennedy, join the Conversation with Elena Brower on “The Art of Attention.” Elena is founder and co-owner of Virayoga. She offers a realistic and reverent approach to the world through her teaching and writing. She has offered large-scale experiences of yoga, but her true service is in shifting awareness within the smallest interactions—one family, one household at a time.