Mindfulness: Free Videos from Sounds True with Jack Kornfield & Tara Brach

1 Comment by / June 19, 2015 / Posted in Breathe, Meditation, Mindfulness

Click: BIG INSIGHTS Tami Simon, the Founder of Sounds True, has shared a free, 3 part series. It is a lead up to a new, seven-week Mindfulness Training program being introduced with Jack Kornfield and Tara Brach: The Power of Awareness. The three part series is: Seeing the Goodness with Jack Freedom Through Self-Compassion with [...]

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Mindfulness – A Path from US Marine to Zen Monk

3 Comments by / March 18, 2015 / Posted in Meditation, Mindfulness

From US Marine to Zen Monk from Krzysztof Gonciarz on Vimeo. A gift from Krzysztof Gonciarz & Kasia Mecinski and their Tofu Media Productions. They recently spent some time with an American former Marine, Scott Mangis, who became a Zen monk in Japan. The response to there video echoes a common theme of listening to [...]

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Mindfulness: What Values & Beliefs are needed to live a good life.

0 Comment by / February 8, 2015 / Posted in Mindful Business, Mindful Leadership, Mindfulness

How does one touch the heart? How does one experience a change of heart? What does it take to realize that? Albert Einstein reminded us: Not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted. I found it interesting that this ad was by a life insurance company. What really [...]

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Mindfulness: Empathy Can Be Truly Inspirational.

0 Comment by / January 12, 2015 / Posted in Mindful Business, Mindful Leadership, Mindfulness

Check out: RSA – The Royal Society for the the encouragement of the Arts. See how you can make a difference. When I observe, listen and feel another’s experience My heart is opened and I am connected to the world In this moment GAPO Tim Brown, The CEO of IDEO shared A Lesson In Empathy [...]

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Why mindfulness matters, now more than ever

3 Comments by / September 27, 2014 / Posted in Meditation, Mindfulness

The following blog was written by a dear friend, Tom Stacey of TheWordsmith.com. I worked for a number of years with Tom for 4 years at Vistage. A man of many talents attested to by wide and varied background: – Web content strategy and execution– Messaging via social channels: blogs, Facebook, G+, Twitter, LinkedIn, drip [...]

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Mindfulness: Catching the small things

1 Comment by / September 11, 2014 / Posted in Mindfulness

Today is the feast of St. Nicholas of Tolentine. Fifty-five years ago on this day I along with 43 other novices of the Fratrum Ordinis Eremitarum Sancti Augustini (Augustinians). As Brothers of the Order of Hermits of St Augustine we professed our vows of poverty, chastity and obedience. I realize that it is all the [...]

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Mindful When It Seemed There Was No Mind

0 Comment by / August 16, 2014 / Posted in Mindfulness, Uncategorized

Last Monday I went to the Ken Theater to see the movie: Alive Inside. In communication, the seemingly inert brain comes alive. To me it is an example of where the mind is not synonymous with the brain. The brain is a secondary organ like heart, liver, lungs. Often mind and brain are seen as [...]

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Mindfulness and The Holistic Expanded Present

0 Comment by / July 11, 2014 / Posted in Meditation, Mindfulness

“Yesterday is already a dream and tomorrow only a vision, but today, well lived, makes every yesterday a dream of happiness and every tomorrow a vision of hope.” Sanskrit Observation Gustavo Grodnitzky is in the final days of releasing his book on “Culture Trumps Everything:The Unexpected Truth About the Ways Environment Changes Biology, Psychology, and [...]

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Mindfulness and Who Do I Believe

0 Comment by / May 3, 2014 / Posted in Mindful Leadership, Mindfulness

The paths to enlightenment are as numerous as there are people. Some gain it in an instant. Others struggle for years. Some never attain it. Carl Sagan in this interview with Charlie Rose touches on this topic of learning what we need to learn. He speaks to our need to be educated (life-long learners) and [...]

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A Moment of Mindfulness on World Down Syndrome Day

0 Comment by / March 21, 2014 / Posted in Mindfulness

Bob Anderson of Leading Challenges talking about EQ shared with Jim Wyner’s and my Vistage KEY 777 yesterday a definition of the word: Empathy. Empathy is defined as: Recognizing, understanding, and appreciating how other people feel. Empathy involves being able to articulate my understanding of another perspective and behaving in a way that respects others’ [...]

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