Mindful When It Seemed There Was No Mind

0 Comment by / August 16, 2014 / Posted in Mindfulness, Uncategorized

Last Monday I went to the Ken Theater to see the movie: Alive Inside. In communication, the seemingly inert brain comes alive. To me it is an example of where the mind is not synonymous with the brain. The brain is a secondary organ like heart, liver, lungs. Often mind and brain are seen as [...]

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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 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: 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: 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 & 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: Loving-Kindness’ Oxytocin Makes It Contagious

0 Comment by / February 14, 2013 / Posted in Mindful Business, Mindful Leadership, Mindfulness

You cannot watch this video without getting a shot of oxytocin. Happy Valentine’s Day. Simon Sinek speaking at the Vistage Conference “THINK Big!” spoke about this hormone. Check out the Vistage Blog to learn more. He said: With Oxytocin in the body, it makes me do things selflessly. It is the generosity chemical. Generosity is [...]

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