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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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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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: An Evolutionary Revolution

0 Comment by / May 10, 2011 / Posted in Meditation, Mindfulness, The Running Mind, Uncategorized

Last night Kip and I were being driven by Dit and our Bangkok guide through rush hour traffic in downtown Bangkok on our way to a traditional Thai dance show. We had visited in the morning the Golden Buddha, the Reclining Buddha and the Jade Buddha. Having just come from China two days before we [...]

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Sharing Mindfulness: A Gift from Juliet Adams

4 Comments by / April 26, 2010 / Posted in Mindfulness

Juliet Adams has just put her website online to gather in one place as much as is possible about mindfulness. You will find it rewarding and rich in content and in a context created with a spirit of Mindfulness. I have just launched a new website to provide information on mindfulness: Mindfulnet.org . It aims [...]

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Shambhala Sun’s Guide To Mindful Living

0 Comment by / March 9, 2010 / Posted in Breathe, Meditation, Mindful Business, Mindful Leadership, Mindfulness

The March issue of the Shambhala Sun is focused on Mindfulness. The editorial by Barry Boyce explains (although it always has): Why The Shambhala Sun Is Taking Mindfulness to Heart The Shambhala Sun has collected a series of excellent articles in its feature section in its Guide To Mindful Living. Thich Nhat Hanh shares a [...]

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Mindfulness is:

2 Comments by / March 7, 2010 / Posted in Meditation, Mindfulness

Mindfulness means paying attention in a particular way:  On purpose, in the present moment, and nonjudgmentally.” Jon Kabat-Zinn Above my desk sits a reminder shared by a friend Dorothy Mitchell some time ago. Am I awake And fully present And living my life Intentionally Check out UCSD’s Mindfulness site Mindfulness is non-judgmental and open-hearted (friendly [...]

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Mindfulness & Breathing

0 Comment by / November 20, 2009 / Posted in Breathe, Meditation, Mindful Running, Mindfulness

In an explanation of the breathing techniques of Russian scientist, Dr Konstatin Buteyko, an interesting observation was made. A dog breathing at 40 breathes/minute lives 20 years; a man breathing at 17 breathes/minute lives 70 years and a turtle breathing at 1 to 3 breathes a minute lives several hundred years. Maybe this is another [...]

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Mindfulness and What Happens When We Forget

0 Comment by / July 14, 2009 / Posted in Mindful Business, Mindful Leadership, Mindfulness

There is a great BBC Series from several years ago called: The Century of the Self. Edward Bernays is a name very few people recognize, however he truly influenced the 20th Century and continues to influence each of us in ways that we are: Unaware. Edward Bernays was the nephew of Sigmund Freud. After World [...]

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