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 & Monkey Mind: Thoughts are viruses

0 Comment by / June 15, 2013 / Posted in Mindfulness

  The ancestor of every action is thought. — Emerson   Steve Robertson reminds us in this Huffington Report article Mindfulness and Monkey Mind: Our minds are abuzz with thousands of thoughts each day, all of which compete for our attention and a corollary action. The Buddhists call this untrained mind of buzzing thoughts the [...]

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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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Mindful Techniques When Stressed

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

Ryan Rivera of Calm Clinic 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 [...]

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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

1 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: 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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FREE live video stream: Creating A Mindful Society

2 Comments by / September 28, 2011 / Posted in Meditation, Mindfulness

Mindfulness is a simple yet profound practice that changes lives. If you’re committed to mindful living, eager to learn more about its growing influence across all facets of society, or only beginning to discover the transformative power of mindfulness, join us on September 30 and October 1, 2011, for a historic conference on Creating a [...]

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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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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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