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: 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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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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Mindfulness & One: the mind aware

1 Comment by / December 14, 2012 / Posted in Meditation, Mindfulness

New Momentum For Human Unity was started in 2006 by a group of friends – educators, artists, creative business administrators, writers and meditators – who committed themselves to transform human life from violence, devastation and poverty to one of caring and peace. Francis Rothluebber heard about Auroville, an experimental city in Southern India founded on [...]

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The World Speaks Constantly. It Takes A Mindful Moment To Hear

1 Comment by / December 9, 2012 / Posted in Breathe, Mindfulness

This was 10 days ago. I am feeling pretty good on the 3 or 4th day after surgery, I was thinking how quickly I could get back to my normal routine and do my groups: Vistage 29/777/687, Lifestyle Change at Integrative Medicine, and the Marathon Clinic. Back to my work of counseling, consulting and coaching. [...]

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The Many Paths To Mindfulness

0 Comment by / October 29, 2012 / Posted in Mindful Leadership, Mindfulness

Years ago, I first came across an introductory page in a book by Ida Rolf with the title: Admonition For 1977. It’s one of those pieces that has sat in the back of my mind over the past 35 years, especially when I get tangled up in my own righteousness and knowing. At the time [...]

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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: 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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Mindfulness In Congress & Our Nation: A Most Difficult Task

0 Comment by / August 16, 2012 / Posted in Meditation, Mindful Business, Mindful Leadership, Oz Archives

Having watched Captain Jack, the story of lobbyist, Jack Abrahamoff, played by Kevin Spacey, I am appreciative of the work that Tim Ryan champions in his work: A Mindful Nation: How a Simple Practice Can Help Us Reduce Stress, Improve Performance, and Recapture the American Spirit. It is an amazing journey that we are on [...]

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Mindfulness & Becoming An Elder

2 Comments by / April 18, 2012 / Posted in Mindful Leadership, Mindfulness

I have carried Goethe’s comment with me for many years: Life is the childhood of our immortality Here is an interesting fact: “Beginning January 1st, 2011 every single day more than 10,000 Baby Boomers will reach the age of 65. That is going to keep happening every single day for the next 19 years.” When [...]

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