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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Mindfulness & Movement: A Movement To Help Children Move

2 Comments by / March 15, 2014 / Posted in Mindfulness

My daughters from early childhood were raised with the saying: If you want to know the future, create it. Their children are now creating their future. The future is created by what we do now, and hopefully intentionally. I had the opportunity to dialogue with Leah Kalish, MA, former Program Director of Yoga Ed., about [...]

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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: The Spirit of Music & Dance Echoes Through The Eons.

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

We have no word for Good Bye for Life is Forever. Thanks to Bruce Peters, long time friend, mentor to leaders and co-host of CEOhq-Radio, who shared this piece after reading my blog yesterday. If you want to view the entire KPBS presentation go to: A Concert for Reconciliation of the Cultures (Live at Mt. [...]

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Mindfulness: Looking at an Attitude of Gratitude

1 Comment by / November 25, 2013 / Posted in Mindfulness

At Thanksgiving it is helpful to remind ourselves of the blessings we are, we give, we have, we receive. We are a moment in time. What contribution do I make to this moment of time in my life and the lives of all those whose lives I touch. This short TED talk on Gratitude touches [...]

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Mindfulness-No Driving & Texting Allowed: From One Second To The Next

1 Comment by / November 3, 2013 / Posted in Mindful Business, Mindful Leadership, Mindfulness

NOT TEXTING WHILE DRIVING IS A PRACTICE. If it’s to be it’s up to me. The life you same may be one of my family members Please share this video. It is one of the most mindful gifts you can give to all those whose lives you touch. Mindfulness is a practice. It is about [...]

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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: Vulnerability & Empathy Break Down My Walls

0 Comment by / July 22, 2013 / Posted in Mindfulness

What has always been interesting for me regarding the walls that I build is are they keeping me in or are they keeping me out. Walls protect against vulnerability. Vulnerability protects against the need for building walls. Sometimes I am so busy breaking down walls that I don’t see there is a door right around [...]

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Mindfulness: When I fingerpoint, three fingers are pointing back at me

4 Comments by / July 8, 2013 / Posted in Meditation, Mindfulness

    This statement by Jerry Harvey, author of The Abilene Paradox, captures what Pema Chhodron addresses in her talk on “The Propensity To Be Bothered.” It is a way for me to remove myself from having anything to do when I feel wronged or hard done by. There is a belief that I am [...]

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Mindfulness: Why am I crying?

0 Comment by / June 17, 2013 / Posted in Mindfulness

As I type this there are tears in my eyes and a lump in my throat. This same thing happens when I read a poem, hear some music, watch a play, or observe the virtuosity of a performance be it music, or dance, or athletic. It touches in me what is humanly possible and it [...]

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