10 Life Tips from Improv Class

life tips from improv

“Life imitates art far more than art imitates Life” – Oscar Wilde Though the art/life debate is similar to that of the chicken/egg, I am a firm believer that much can be gained from taking a look at art to reflect on our life (take the “What I Learned From” series for example).  With that… Read more

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If the World is Ending in 2012…

According to the Mayan calendar, the world is ending in 2012.  I don’t believe that it’s actually going to happen, but what if you knew for sure that it would?  What would you differently? Would you stay at your current job? Would you spend as much time watching TV?  Would you try to eat as… Read more

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New Year, New Perspective

Now that 2010 is here, the question is how are you going to make it your best year yet? I have a suggestion: improve your perspective. Use the change of the year (and the decade) to change your perspective to that of an improviser–instead of dwelling on what’s wrong with a situation, think about how… Read more

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Stop and Smell the $%*&! Roses

Roses are red, Violets are blue, But you wouldn’t know, ‘Cuz you have too much to do. When you die, it’s not going to matter how much you were able to get done in a day–the 16-hours you spend working each day doesn’t get you any extra credit. What will matter? The relationships you developed… Read more

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You Just Gotta Laugh

An article on nursetogether shares some of the reasons why laughter is healthy, not just physically but psychologically as well.  Some of the benefits include: Laughing teaches us it’s OK to be out of control. Laughing brings us into the moment. Laughing helps us think more clearly. For more benefits, and a list of ways… Read more

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