Archive for the 'learning methods' Category

10 practices for a happier life

Written on March 26, 2012 at 1:05 pm

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1.  Practice being aware of your thoughts.  Noodle them around as if they are each written on a sliver of paper.  Consider them before you decide they are true. No judging…just noodling.  Feel the sensations that each thought brings to you.  Do you feel fear or anxiety? Do you feel peace?  Notice how you are with your thoughts. Keep the ones that serve you, and turn around the ones that don’t until they do. Awareness is always a beautiful first step.

2.  Practice limiting exposure to news, politics, commercials, crappy TV, and beauty magazines.  There are so many under the …

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draw out your vision

Written on February 1, 2012 at 9:29 am

…Loved this video of Patti Dobrowolski- a fellow visual facilitator who also specializes in neuroscience and thinking. What are you dreaming about? Watch to see the value and how to draw out and color your own dreams in to reality!

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HOW TO EFFECTIVELY SELECT A VISUAL PRACTITIONER

Written on January 27, 2012 at 2:46 pm

…by my mentor Christina Merkley.

I received my Graphic Recording training with Christina… and recently, my Visual Coach certification.  She is renowned in both the Graphic Recording/Facilitation world, as in Transformational Coaching.

This post is printed with permission!

If the rise in my web traffic and email inquiries over the years is any indication (and I think it is) then appreciation and interest in “Interactive-Visuals” is exponentially rising.

As a senior Visual Practitioner (my love affair with the visual way of working began in grad school in San Francisco in the mid 90s) … I get all sorts of emails

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Audio: what is graphic recording

Written on September 16, 2011 at 6:06 pm

What is graphic recording ? (mp3)…

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team building with images and visual facilitation

Written on September 1, 2011 at 7:51 pm

Images spark story telling and deeper discussion

Last week, The McCombs School of Business Development and External Relations Department and the University of Texas, held a Team Building Retreat.  It was a blast to facilitate and engage this group.

In addition to graphic facilitation, we used images from VisualsSpeak to get each participant engaged. It is really cool to watch how the images draw the stories out of people.  One of the biggest “Ah Has” that kept coming up last week, was perspective. As someone would see and tell a story about an image, others would realize how differently they saw the exact same image.  The conversations …

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