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Do This! For the Love of Bread

(Based on the essay “For the Love of Bread” posted September 6, 2011.) Take the bread-baking plunge and try one of the easy bread recipes below. Each requires just a few ingredients. No special kitchen equipment is needed, just shape … Continue reading

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Do This! TED.com

(Based on the essay “Cool Sites Series: TED.com” posted August 30, 2011.) Check out a video talk at TED.com under the “Most emailed this week” option in the left hand column. Expand on this: Send the TED.com web address or … Continue reading

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Do This! Self-Soothing

(Based on the essay “Self-Soothing” posted August 23, 2011.) Make a list of self-soothing practices that are most effective for you. (Try to include some activities that help dispel strong emotions, and some practices that help distract you from emotional … Continue reading

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Do This! Too Many Choices

(Based on the essay “Too Many Choices” posted August 16, 2011.) Put yourself on a decision-making diet for a week: 1. Before making a decision, decide if you really NEED to make that decision at all. (Do you really need … Continue reading

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Do This! ANGER

(Based on the essay “ANGER” posted August 9, 2011.) Do you have any suppressed anger? If so, what physical or mental practices can you come up with to help release that suppressed anger? Expand on this: According to Ayurvedic medicine, … Continue reading

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Do This! EepyBird.com

(Based on the essay “Cool Sites Series: EepyBird.com” posted July 26, 2011.) After watching the EepyBird Extreme Diet Coke and Mentos experiment, check out the other videos on the EepyBird.com site. Expand on this: Perform your own Mento and Diet … Continue reading

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Do This! Where’d You Get That Smile!

(Based on the essay “Where’d You Get That Smile!” posted July 12, 2011.) Practice smiling more throughout the day. Notice how many people smile back at you. Can you detect any change in your mental and physical well-being, and social … Continue reading

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