Mindfulness: Catching the small things

0 Comment by / September 11, 2014 / Posted in Mindfulness

Today is the feast of St. Nicholas of Tolentine. Fifty-five years ago on this day I along with 43 other novices of the Fratrum Ordinis Eremitarum Sancti Augustini (Augustinians). As Brothers of the Order of Hermits of St Augustine we professed our vows of poverty, chastity and obedience. I realize that it is all the [...]

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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 Who Do I Believe

0 Comment by / May 3, 2014 / Posted in Mindful Leadership, Mindfulness

The paths to enlightenment are as numerous as there are people. Some gain it in an instant. Others struggle for years. Some never attain it. Carl Sagan in this interview with Charlie Rose touches on this topic of learning what we need to learn. He speaks to our need to be educated (life-long learners) 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 & 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: 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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