I Have More Humility Than You Do :-) Mastery Newsletter March 2, 2016

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The director has me in her office and hands me the feedback sheets from participants at their intro sessions.

 

I thought I wowed them with my 15 minute talk about Laughter Yoga. After all, I used my Toastmasters experience to craft a wonderful, engaging, informative and interactive session.

 

Or so I thought.

 

As a Certified Laughter Yoga Teacher, I hold monthly “Laughter Wellness” sessions for InspireHealth

http://www.inspirehealth.ca/. They are a wonderful organization supporting those who face a cancer diagnosis.

 

My talk was intended to excite them about attending these sessions.

 

The first feedback form from one participant gave me a 5 out of 5. Great.

 

Then there were some 4s and 3s, even 1 out of 5. One comment said out of all the presenters, I was the worst and fell flat.

 

Oh dear, what did I do wrong? I had put many hours into preparing and practicing my talk.

 

On reflection, I had let my ego run away with me. I was trying too hard to wow them with my knowledge.

 

Had I simply done the normal Laughter Yoga session with a little more explanation thrown in between the laughter exercises, the result would likely have been far better.

 

Gulp. A dose of humility for your humble scribe. It is just so easy to get carried away by ego and not even realize it.

 

So there. Now I have more humility than you do. Ha ha.

 

 

 

Love, Laughter and Smiles.

 

 

Matti

 

 

In this issue:

 

Superfoods are bullshit

 

How not to get colds

 

Apple vs. the FBI

 

And:

 

►BOOKS WORTH READING

►MOVIES WORTH WATCHING

►FUN

►FINAL WORD: Can Laughter Save Your Life?

 

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Quote:

If your definition of success has little or no measure of

love in it, get another definition. -Robert Holden

 

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HEALTH

Superfoods are bullshit. Great article.

http://www.toddcaldecott.com/superfoods-are-bullshit/?platform=hootsuite

 

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WEALTH

How not to get colds, according to author and researcher Raymond Francis. (Health is the true wealth)

http://www.raymondfrancisauthor.com/how-to-support-your-immune-system-the-immune-system-is-the-ultimate-control-of-infections/?platform=hootsuite

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FREEDOM

 Apple vs. the FBI

 My “Spidey Sense” tells me if the FBI only wanted to see this one phone, they would accept John McAfee’s offer. Are they really after a back door into all phones? And if they get it, will that mean hackers will be able to see your bank details and clean out your account? I suspect so.

 JOHN MCAFEE: “I’ll decrypt the San Bernardino phone free so Apple doesn’t need to place a back door on its product” http://www.businessinsider.com/john-mcafee-ill-decrypt-san-bernardino-phone-for-free-2016-2?platform=hootsuite

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BOOKS WORTH READING

The Power of Why. Amanda Lang

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MOVIES WORTH WATCHING

A Walk in the Woods. Popular travel writer Bill Bryson’s walk in the Appalachian mountains put to film. Stars Robert Redford and Nick Nolte. Nothing earth shattering, just a warm film with gentle humour.

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FUN

In New Zealand, you can now get married in the Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster.

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2016/02/27/in-new-zealand-pastafarians-can-now-get-married-with-the-help-of-a-registered-ministeroni/?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=facebook

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FINAL WORD:

Can Laughter Save Your Life? Laughter Yoga Dude Merv Neal from OZ says it did save his.

Merv Neal is a Laughter Yoga Dude from Australia. Super guy. I Met him at the All America Laughter Yoga Conference in 2014. Here is his story in a short documentary.

“Running his own small business at the age of 12, it’s no surprise Merv Neal became a millionaire at 40. Despite midlife financial success, Neal found himself bankrupt in the health department – given one week to live by doctors. For most, nihilistic despair would become the reasonable reaction to such life altering news, not for Merv though – he decided to laugh, and is convinced it saved his life.” http://plgrm.com.au/the-laughing-man

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That’s it for now. Enjoy your month.

 

Matti Anttila, Certified Laughter Yoga Teacher.

Author of: The Zen of Joy. How to Rewire Your Brain for Happiness & Success.  

 

Free at http://zenofjoy.com:

* Zen of Joy Questionnaire &

* 7 Step Zen of Joy Coaching

 

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“When we open to our potential, the world changes…dramatically and for the better.”

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