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A minute of silence can be more productive than an hour of debate.
~Terry Braverman

Arrest yourself when under the influence of a negative thought.
~Terry Braverman

Give me levity, or give me death!
~Terry Braverman

An intimate relationship is the ultimate training.
~Terry Braverman

Clarity of purpose is the ultimate decongestant.
~Terry Braverman

Faith keeps the voice of fear out of your ear.
~Terry Braverman

Peace begins between your ears.
~Terry Braverman

Peace begins between your ears.
~Terry Braverman

Be patient, before you become a patient.
~Terry Braverman

Over-analysis causes paralysis.
~Terry Braverman

May the 'farce' be with you.
~Terry Braverman

Plan some time to be spontaneous.
~Terry Braverman

Laugh at yourself, and you will always be amused.
~Terry Braverman

Imagination sharpens the dull blade of routine.
~Terry Braverman

Inquisitiveness cures boredom; nothing cures inquisitiveness.
~Terry Braverman

Feed your soul, starve your worries.
~Terry Braverman

Avoid time in the Tower of Babble.
~Terry Braverman

Release any false sense of insecurity.
~Terry Braverman

Life is a fantasy, made real by our thoughts.
~Terry Braverman

Reduce Tension, Gain Attention

A little clowning around relaxes me when I’m under stress in business situations. I remember the first meeting I had with a corporate officer to propose a seminar. He was a regional vice-president for one of the nation’s largest banks. When approaching the towering building that was their headquarters, I started to get nervous. I always carry a clown nose in the car, and pondered wearing it into the building.

 

“Too inappropriate,” barked my logical mind. “Ah, but you’re too serious,” implored the clown within. Besides, the red-colored nose coordinated well with the gray suit and subtle red stripes. The clown won.

 

I sauntered into the skyscraper with an air of dignity. The security guard said, “Good morning,” initially looking stunned, then grinning ear to ear. I’m getting loose.

 

At the elevator, I am waiting with three Japanese businessmen, who are gawking at me like I’m an alien species from another galaxy. As we board the elevator, I decided to have fun with them. “I bet you’re wondering why I have this nose on. You see, I have double vision, and I have a tendency to walk into walls and doors. I demonstrated by bumping into the elevator door with my nose as we were ascending. This helps to cushion the blow.” They looked at me and smiled politely, nodding their heads.

 

When I got off the elevator, I chuckled at the thought of their bewilderment, and imagined them conversing about the incident on their flight back to Tokyo. By the time I entered the meeting I was relaxed, and effectively sold the VP on my program.

 

PROFESSIONALS WITH THE LONGEST LIFE SPAN?

Few people ever guess the answer to this one. According to a study done of 35 professions and the longevity of those who work in those occupations, musical conductors and jugglers live the longest. The two share in common similarity of circular arm motions.

 

Practitioners of Chinese medicine and healing will tell you this kind of motion creates “chi” (energy) in the body to promote circulation, flexibility, strength, balance, and overall good health. Chi Gong and T’ai Chi are exercises originating from China that emphasize circular arm movements.

  

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