AudreySpirit blog — cronicilly ill
The Power Pose is something I tried and it worked! Heading into a potentially contentious meeting, I excused myself to use the bathroom and spent 2 minutes doing this. The meeting went entirely different than I anticipated -- in my favor. I can do something for 2 minutes! This video is 21 minutes, but is well worth the time http://www.ted.com/talks/amy_cuddy_your_body_language_shapes_who_you_are.html Whenever I am in a situation (or just having thoughts run through my head) that make me feel uncomfortable, I try to remember the Power Pose! It is amazing, it does make me feel much better!
After Audrey passed away, I found a book she had written after a three month stay in the hospital, part of which she was on a ventilator. She titled the book "Dealing with Disease .. Your Way." The book is only 7 pages, but is full of heart, truth and humor. Her topics ranged from advocating for yourself to soulful animals to her 7th grade year at school. Reading her book in the midst of the daily grind of launching AudreySpirit helps remind me of her beautiful soul and why I am doing this. I wanted to share with you...