Mindfulness dot calm: Accepting all of me and Throwing Away notions

2 Comments by / February 6, 2014 / Posted in Breathe, Meditation, Mindfulness

Andrea Miller shares her experience in the March issue of

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Mindfulness & Laughter: Healing Mind, Body & Spirit

1 Comment by / September 17, 2013 / Posted in Breathe, Mindfulness

Dr. Caroline Meeks is a physician who became Dr. Funshine as she developed her practice and a following through her Laughter Yoga. In this video she shows us how to use our breathing, mindfulness and laughter to heal from within and without. Elisha Goldstein who blogs for PsychCentral with his Mindfulness & Psychotherapy says this [...]

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Mindfulness: Free audio Body Scan & Meditation by Dr Dzung Vo MD

0 Comment by / February 5, 2013 / Posted in Breathe, Mindfulness

Dr. Dzung Vo MD and his team at the Kelty Mental Health Resource Center created a program for adolescents who are dealing with chronic pain, chronic illness and depressive symptoms. Their hospital based program: Mindful Awareness and Resilience Skills for Adolescents (MARS-A) has been most beneficial for those who have been through it. When the [...]

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Mindfulness: Listening When the World Speaks

0 Comment by / January 23, 2013 / Posted in Breathe, Injury Prevention, Meditation, Mindful Leadership, Mindful Walking, Mindfulness, The Running Mind

Now almost two months ago, the STOP sign outside my window gave me the message of what to do after my thyroid surgery. Last Sunday, coming in from the garage after the Marathon Clinic, I was thinking of all the things I wanted to get done so I could watch the NFL games. I don’t [...]

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The World Speaks Constantly. It Takes A Mindful Moment To Hear

1 Comment by / December 9, 2012 / Posted in Breathe, Mindfulness

This was 10 days ago. I am feeling pretty good on the 3 or 4th day after surgery, I was thinking how quickly I could get back to my normal routine and do my groups: Vistage 29/777/687, Lifestyle Change at Integrative Medicine, and the Marathon Clinic. Back to my work of counseling, consulting and coaching. [...]

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Mindfulness: To Live Your Dream: WAKE UP.

2 Comments by / August 26, 2012 / Posted in Breathe, Mindfulness

MINDFULNESS AS A FOUNDATION FOR HEALTH This presentation was at Google in 2011. It was part of a half day program for Google employees at he Googleplex. To reach the next generation, Thay and his followers have reached out through their website: WAKE UP There is a schedule of the WAKE UP tours in the [...]

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This Will Also Pass: an interview on Mindfulness

0 Comment by / January 20, 2012 / Posted in Breathe, Meditation, Mindful Business, Mindful Leadership, Mindfulness

Johan Bergstad is a licensed psychologist in Sweden, mindfulness teacher, writer/poet and photographer. The movie he recently released: This Will Also Pass” is a wonderful interview he did with, retired surgeon and Mindfulness teacher, Andries J Kroese. For those interested in learning more about Mindfulness a good starting place is Mindful.org, that is hosted by [...]

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Mindful Running: A Journey Not A Destination

2 Comments by / November 1, 2011 / Posted in Breathe, Mindful Running

This was shared by Roger Wright Running For My Existence Roger, thanks for sharing and reminding us that like marathon running: Life is a journey not a destination. Thanks also to Doug Freese and his continued contributions to Google Group: rec.running.

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Mindful Running: An Interview with Ozzie

0 Comment by / October 5, 2011 / Posted in Breathe, Mindful Running, The Running Mind

Here is the link to Jackie Linehan’s web page:The Peaceful Runner where she did an interview with me. The Full Interview: Mindful Running Interview with Ozzie Gontang The first of Jackie’s ten questions: Q. Thank you Ozzie for joining us today. I have to say I really enjoy reading the articles on your website. They [...]

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Mindfulness & Lessons from the Lakers

1 Comment by / June 12, 2011 / Posted in Breathe, Mindful Leadership, Mindfulness

Looking backwards over today; what a marvelous day with Kip, Alan and Cheryl. What a wonderful scone that Vince made along with the flat white that Shelley put in front of me. The unexpected warm evening as I walked in the dark here in Yallingup to get the lasts 400 steps of my 10,000. While [...]

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