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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Mindful Techniques When Stressed

0 Comment by / September 3, 2012 / Posted in Mindfulness

Ryan Rivera shares some techniques to deal with stress. Like the Running of the Squirrels, it is not the big things that get me. It is all the little things that overwhelm and take me in the direction of mindless rather than move me toward mindfulness.. Mindfulness means paying attention in a particular way: on [...]

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Mindfulness: Living and Leading with Intention

1 Comment by / January 8, 2012 / Posted in Mindful Business, Mindful Leadership, Mindfulness

I have been influenced in the practice of Mindfulness by Thich Nhat Hanh since the mid-80′s and by Karen Sothers and Steve Alper since the mid-90s with their work at the Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine under the leadership of Dr Mimi Guarneri. With my 25 years as a Vistage Chair I have been blessed [...]

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Playing with Walking Mindfully

1 Comment by / October 4, 2011 / Posted in Injury Prevention, Mindful Running, Mindful Walking, Mindfulness, Running Form & Style

If you watch the way most people walk you will notice that the lower leg snaps forward and the person (and probably you) land on the back of the heel of the shoe first. If you look at the heels of your regular shoes, you will most likely notice that the outer edge of the [...]

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A Reflection on the Odyssey of Chairing

3 Comments by / July 3, 2010 / Posted in Mindful Business, Mindful Leadership

June was my 24th year as a Vistage Chair. I have been blessed to know this group of men and women who do the work I do. The people pictured above have all been doing the work of helping leaders of small and mid-sized companies develop and transform themselves professionally and personally. It is about [...]

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Ready for 2010? First, complete 2009.

1 Comment by / December 24, 2009 / Posted in Mindful Business, Mindful Running, Mindfulness

This is shared with you from a fellow Vistage Chair and friend: Dwight Frindt Ready for 2010? First, complete 2009. It’s the time of year when many of us conduct annual rituals that may include everything from strategic planning sessions for business to making New Year’s resolutions or setting Bold Goals for 2010 and beyond. [...]

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A Mindful Moment for a friend and loved one: Armon Kamesar

0 Comment by / December 24, 2009 / Posted in Mindful Business, Mindful Leadership

Armon Kamesar was a friend. He was proud that his major in college was Animal Husbandry. It was something that he used throughout his life in his commitment to others and to doing the right thing.  He is missed. I will always remember our walk-and-talks in the early ’80′s. Armon truly lived his life. Music, [...]

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Mindful Running & Lessons to be learned from Evolutionary Biology

5 Comments by / December 8, 2009 / Posted in Mindful Running, Oz on Injuries, Oz On Marathoning, Running Form & Style, Running Injury Prevention, The Running Mind

Had a lengthy, informative, and enlightening phone conversation with Dan Lieberman, from Harvard’s Department of Evolutionary Biology. We weren’t able to link schedules for a run. For both of us family and friends came first during this Thanksgiving holiday in Boston. So the phone had to do. After speaking with Dan I am excited about [...]

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30 Years of Rolfing & Lessons in Mindfulness

3 Comments by / December 6, 2009 / Posted in Injury Prevention, Mindful Running, Oz on Injuries, Running Form & Style, Running Injury Prevention, The Running Mind

“If you can imagine how it feels to have a fluid, light, balanced body, free of pain, stiffness and at ease with itself and earth’s gravitational field, then you will understand the goals of Structural Integration.” – Ida P. Rolf Ph.D. Jim Haselmaier wrote me inquiring about Rolfing as he had been a Rolfer at [...]

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A Gift of Mindfulness from Palma

1 Comment by / July 19, 2009 / Posted in Mindful Business, Mindfulness

Sometime back I wrote a short piece called: A Mindful Cell Phone. It inspired a lovely reflection and some moving insights by Palma Bellardoni in her blog at Buddha Trance: The Future is in Your Mind, Think Love. She said: Today, I came across Mindfulness,…, and his post A Mindful Cell Phone. Since I have [...]

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