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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Mindful Reflection: Living the Questions.

1 Comment by / January 15, 2011 / Posted in Breathe, Mindful Leadership, Mindfulness

Live the questions and life will move you to the answers. Who Am I? What Do I Want? What’s My Purpose?”. Deepak Chopra was speaking on the Dr Oz Show Deepak Chopra said when I reveal my secrets of the aging process the implications are huge. Deepak Chopra says close your eyes and watch your […]

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2011-Mindfully Going Back To The Beginning

1 Comment by / January 4, 2011 / Posted in Breathe, Meditation, Mindfulness

At the beginning of each year, I am reminded to return to what Mindfulness is about. Awake, aware and fully present. Beginner’s mind. In his book Mindfulness for Dummies, Shamash Alidina, does a wonder presentation of laying out a guide to becoming mindful. …this very moment now, is ultimately the only moment you have. Mindfulness […]

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Mindfulness: Now, Now, Now, Now, Now

1 Comment by / December 10, 2010 / Posted in Breathe, Meditation, Mindfulness

There is only this moment. An infinity of present moments. A present moment of infinities. A dear friend, Sandy Levin, writer, teacher, artist in stainglass and fused glass, shared with a group of us this morning a piece of her writing as she continues her Writer’s Journey. It was her greeting the sun from Mt […]

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Mindful Breathing Is A Way Back To Your True Home

1 Comment by / September 21, 2010 / Posted in Breathe, Meditation, Mindfulness

This is from Taming the Tiger Within:Meditations on Transforming Difficult Emotions Every time you feel lost, alienated or cut off from life, or from the world, every time you feel despair, anger, or instability, practice going home. Mindful breathing is the vehicle that you use to go back to your true home Life is available […]

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Thich Nhat Hanh and His Gifts to Mindfulness

0 Comment by / September 13, 2010 / Posted in Breathe, Meditation, Mindfulness

The gifts are so numerous that Thich Nhat Hanh, Thay to his followers, has shared with the world through his presence and his writings. He shares in Taming the Tiger Within: Meditation on Transforming Difficult Emotions Every time you feel lost, alienated, or cut off from life, or from the world, every time you feel […]

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Timeless Reminders – A Mindfulness-based iPhone App!

3 Comments by / August 20, 2010 / Posted in Breathe, Meditation, Mindfulness

The numbers are pretty staggering when some statistics say that 75% of people in the United States are either moderately or extremely stressed. I’ve also read that it could be almost 90% of the conditions doctors see are related to stress. You will find it interesting to visit Dr. Daniel Friedland’s website , Super Smart […]

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Shambhala Sun’s Guide To Mindful Living

0 Comment by / March 9, 2010 / Posted in Breathe, Meditation, Mindful Business, Mindful Leadership, Mindfulness

The March issue of the Shambhala Sun is focused on Mindfulness. The editorial by Barry Boyce explains (although it always has): Why The Shambhala Sun Is Taking Mindfulness to Heart The Shambhala Sun has collected a series of excellent articles in its feature section in its Guide To Mindful Living. Thich Nhat Hanh shares a […]

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Mindfulness & Breathing

0 Comment by / November 20, 2009 / Posted in Breathe, Meditation, Mindful Running, Mindfulness

In an explanation of the breathing techniques of Russian scientist, Dr Konstatin Buteyko, an interesting observation was made. A dog breathing at 40 breathes/minute lives 20 years; a man breathing at 17 breathes/minute lives 70 years and a turtle breathing at 1 to 3 breathes a minute lives several hundred years. Maybe this is another […]

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Quick Relaxation Techniques to Reduce Stress

11 Comments by / February 18, 2009 / Posted in Breathe, Mindfulness

  Karen Sothers, teacher of the MBSR program at Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine was quoted in this article by R.J. Ignelzi today. Each of us can make the most out of taking moments to remind us to be mindful. Give Stress A Rest: Simple, quick relaxation techniques help tackle tension By R.J. Ignelzi Union-Tribune […]

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