Some Sharing from Karen Sothers on Mindfulness & Meditation

1 Comment by / September 4, 2011 / Posted in Meditation, Mindfulness

Karen Sothers is a long-time friend and colleague with me at Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine. She has helped numerous people in their healing process through her work with yoga and her Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction classes. She mentions Rick Hanson and you can read more at his Resources for Happiness, Love & Wisdom about […]

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I Want To Write About Slow: A Mindful Moment

1 Comment by / October 31, 2010 / Posted in Mindful Leadership, Mindfulness, The Running Mind

There is more to life than increasing its speed Albert Einstein Slow by Ozzie Gontang I want to write about slow. The faceless clock blinks every second: Now….Now…Now In the present moment there is No fast. No slow. No criticism. No judgment. Just the continued birth Of a new unique moment And another and another. […]

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Mindful Service & Joy: Where is Frank Ostaseski?

1 Comment by / February 9, 2010 / Posted in Meditation, Mindfulness, Uncategorized

Frank Ostaseski has much to share on Mindfulness. If you have an opportunity, be with him at any of the programs listed below. You will have the opportunity to share a moment in time to reflect upon your own life and the living of that life. With Frank and friends you  have a mindful moment […]

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This Moment/Present Moment: An Idea Worth Spreading by Dr. Jill Bolte Taylor, Neuroanatomist

1 Comment by / September 29, 2009 / Posted in Meditation, Mindfulness

What a wonder gift Jill Bolte shares with the world from her TED Presentation She shares her journey of her brain from the inside out as she talks about her stroke. For someone reflecting on Mindfuless, she vividly addresses what life is about: This moment. Present moment.

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Mindfulness, St. Benedict, and the Monastic Way

0 Comment by / May 25, 2009 / Posted in Meditation, Mindful Leadership, Mindfulness

Forty Memorial Days ago, I set out on a 55 mile run to the Benedictine Abbey in Oceanside for a silent retreat. The run and the retreat was my way of reflecting on the 10 years since leaving the monastic life as an Augustinian. Twenty Memorial Days ago, I was with Kip, and my daughters, […]

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Sharing a Moment of Mindfulness

0 Comment by / May 25, 2009 / Posted in Mindful Leadership, Mindfulness

A day of remembering and one of gratitude and appreciation. In the United States a moment to be mindful that we are all interconnected and interdependent. Dear friend and fellow Vistage Chair, Larry Cassidy shared his thoughts with us through our bulletin board, Chairnet: Today we will have a small back-yard cookout. Time with family, […]

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Cultivating Presence: Training Retreat In Compassionate End-of Life Care

1 Comment by / February 23, 2009 / Posted in Mindfulness

. It was back in May of 2008 that I first communicated with Frank Ostaseski, the Founder Metta Institute. I was pleased to be able to share his Five Precepts of Service in my blog. I wanted to share the next program that they will conduct. It will be a 6 day residential training retreat […]

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In Three Words…

1 Comment by / February 9, 2009 / Posted in Mindful Leadership, Mindfulness

The following two poems have touched my soul. They have guided me through the deaths of my dad in ’94, my mom in ’96 and a woman whom I loved who committed suicide in 1993. My brother in 2003, nine years to the day of my father’s death: April 15th, Gontang irony. I have shared […]

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TEC Florida: Stories are an important part of Red Scott’s Leadership

1 Comment by / April 21, 2008 / Posted in Injury Prevention, Meditation, Mindful Business, Mindful Leadership, Mindful Running

The intention was to write a chapter in a book on storytelling in business that Lori Silverman was editing for Jossey Bass: Wake Me Up When the Data Is Over: How Organizations Use Stories to Drive Results. Life got in the way and my choice was to give Lori an early warning that I would […]

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