Category Archives: Quix Tips

Questions for the Journey

On your next journey you may wish to ask yourself these seven questions: What would I like to quest for on this small journey? What simple pleasures can I really allow in today? What will help me recharge my batteries? What will it take to soften a little bit more in the belly, to breathe […]

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Quix Tip: Stay in the Game

When you try something new and fail the first time you try it, what keeps you going? What will help you keep faithfully showing up? Here are eight ways to help you stay in the game: 1. Face the Dark Side – What’s the classic pessimist statement you hear in your head that tries to […]

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Quix Tip: What Keeps You Afloat?

Some days it feels like we’re adrift on a stormy sea of worry, fear, anxiety, and pressures, whether it’s about work, lack of work, relationships, lack of relationships, the future, the past, and on and on. What keeps you afloat? What displaces the tough parts of life and keeps you going, engaged, hopeful and able […]

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Do The Work, Not The Time (Quix Tip)

Your value trumps your time – it’s a greater measurement than the time you put in. We know this intuitively – it’s why we get educated, get experience, play to our passion. All of these things increase our value. Yet for the most part, we use the clock as a greater arbiter of work done […]

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Take a Small Bite After All

(Guest Post by business etiquette expert Laura Herbert) One of the keys to better table manners is to take smaller bites. It is awkward to take large mouthfuls of food –and unsightly as well. Taking smaller bites means you’ll be less likely to talk with your mouth full and more likely to sit up straight. […]

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Quix Tip: Breathe

Breathing is not only the most important part of yoga, it is the most important part of being alive.  Your body completes this simple, beautiful task every moment of your life without the mind having to keep track of it, or put it on the To Do list. Beyond feeding the body with oxygen, breathing […]

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Quix Tip: How To Take a Mini Vacation

Schedule five minutes, an hour or an afternoon with yourself for a mini vacation sometime this week. Clear this time of any responsibilities and stressors. Make some notes about your favorite parts of previous vacations – was it that there was no agenda, no answering to anyone? Did you love the play of sun on […]

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Quix Tip: Giving – The River That Flows Both Ways

1. Pick one act of giving you can do for someone today, something that you can freely give. Not an object, but an action – the gift of your time, compassion, connection, empathy. 2. What can you give with your whole heart, without caring about how it’s received? What can you give without needing to […]

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Quix Tip: What Can You Give Today?

What are three ways to give today, this week? Write down one way to give something small today to: Someone you know and like Yourself A Stranger Bonus!: Someone you know and don’t like This can be an action, a smile, help, a courtesy, or an actual physical gift. Whatever it is, remember the two […]

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Quix Tip: DIY Name That Tune

In your car, press the scan button on the radio and see how many songs you can name. Set your computer music player program (iTunes, Windows Media Player, etc.) on shuffle, put one finger on the pause button, another on the next song button. Close your eyes, start playing the song. Pause after a few […]

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