Calming the Chaos: A Soulful Guide to Managing Your Energy Rather Than Your Time
Far too many people in contemporary culture feel they don’t have enough time to “get it all done.” The stress of this chronic overwhelm creates a disorganized mind that leads to a chaotic life. Based on her highly acclaimed “Energy Management” workshops, and drawn from over 25 years of counseling and coaching experience, professional trainer and speaker Jackie Woodside sha...more
----Henry Adams, an American author
Jackie Woodside, an American psychotherapist, pens her new book, Calming the Chaos: A Soulful Guide to Managing Your Energy Rather Than Your Time, which has already been offered in training programs around the country, which is about how to channel your energy thereby winning over time and chaos.
Far too many people in contemporary culture feel they don't have enough time to "get it all done ...more
A quote my mom instilled in me growing up was “insight without behavioral change is meaningless.” So when the author wrote “knowledge applied produces change,” I was excited to hear this similar ...more
I found Jackie’s approach to managing our lifestyle to be intuitive. We all have the same amount of time and “everyone everywhere is moving through life at warp speed”, trying to survive instead of thrive.
The chapter entitled “There is more to Life than Getting Things Done” teaches us to basically to really be human in t ...more
There are 24 chapters within 7 sections. The sections are:
A New Paradigm
Deepening Your Awareness At The Path To Change
It Is So Simple!
The Power Of Focus
Living Your Life In Alignment
Planning And Intention
I’ve been really stressed lately and this book is a great tool for living a calmer life. In using the steps she’s outlined in th ...more
Reading her book I could definitely relate to Level One and Two. At one point in my life I was a miserable One. I guess due to survival I moved into a TWO. I do know I am currently a T ...more
The book cover shows a woman who is calm even while surrounded by chaos. So fitting for this topic. Self-awareness can bring us to this calmness and Jackie Woodside has written an eas ...more
Calming the chaos gets straight to the point of a very important fact:- it is our energy that we should be looking to manage, not our time. That is what produces a life of quality and well-being. This is something I had always suspected prior to discovering this book, but was sometimes left wondering how practical this ideal idea was. Thanks to Woodside, I can spacialize the idea, and see it from anothers persons perspective. I finally have the additional tools and the wisdom fr ...more
Calming the Chaos – to tune the inner energy and make it work for you.
Now that the one word description of the book has been put forth, (though it comes nowhere near the content of the book itself) this sounds too clichéd. But the book is nothing but clichéd. It doesn’t offer the meditation mantras that are supposed to work miracles. It tells us that change happens from the inside and slowly. There are no finite methods for proven success, but slowly, each person could realise that ...more
In the end, it is the reader who must take action on the advice.
In her book Calming The Chaos – A Soulful Gide To Managing Your Energy Rather Than Your Time, Jackie identifies and coaches us through the process necessary to create change in every area of our lives.
Jackie jumpstarts the process by helping us to become aware of the things we habitually do that can create problems in our lives. She then challenges us to re-think how we would normally approach a problem by chang ...more
Jackie Woodside offers sound advise in this short, and concise book, identifying the problematic perception of time (which exist outside of us and beyond our control) and pointing toward a more tangible ways of managing personal stress and raise our leve ...more