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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A Moment of Mindfulness on World Down Syndrome Day

0 Comment by / March 21, 2014 / Posted in Mindfulness

Bob Anderson of Leading Challenges talking about EQ shared with Jim Wyner’s and my Vistage KEY 777 yesterday a definition of the word: Empathy. Empathy is defined as: Recognizing, understanding, and appreciating how other people feel. Empathy involves being able to articulate my understanding of another perspective and behaving in a way that respects others’ [...]

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Mindfulness: The Spirit of Music & Dance Echoes Through The Eons.

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

We have no word for Good Bye for Life is Forever. Thanks to Bruce Peters, long time friend, mentor to leaders and co-host of CEOhq-Radio, who shared this piece after reading my blog yesterday. If you want to view the entire KPBS presentation go to: A Concert for Reconciliation of the Cultures (Live at Mt. [...]

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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 and Movement: Present Moment

0 Comment by / March 3, 2012 / Posted in Meditation, Mindfulness

Every Friday morning between 6 am and 8 am a coach works out with his stable of runners. Usually its overcast on the tartan track by Scripps Integrative Medicine. When it’s not foggy the westward glance as you round the track is the panorama of the rolling greens of the Torrey Pines South and beyond [...]

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Both Mindful & Aware of Both/And. So No “Buts” nor Either/ors

1 Comment by / December 16, 2011 / Posted in Mindfulness

One of Mary Lore’s practices in her book “Managing Thought“ is to remove the “But” from one’s conversations and replace it with “and.” Begin to listen to yourself and others. Catch yourself and begin to replace your “but” with “and.” It opens the conversation to possibilities as opposed to cutting them off. The gift of [...]

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Understanding Mindless To Begin To Comprehend Mindfulness

0 Comment by / September 25, 2011 / Posted in Meditation, Mindful Leadership, Mindfulness

The Century of the Self is a 4 part series for the BBC by Adam Curtis. Adam Curtis’ acclaimed series examines the rise of the all-consuming self against the backdrop of the Freud dynasty. To many in both politics and business, the triumph of the self is the ultimate expression of democracy, where power has [...]

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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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Mindfulness & Lessons from the Lakers

1 Comment by / June 12, 2011 / Posted in Breathe, Mindful Leadership, Mindfulness

Looking backwards over today; what a marvelous day with Kip, Alan and Cheryl. What a wonderful scone that Vince made along with the flat white that Shelley put in front of me. The unexpected warm evening as I walked in the dark here in Yallingup to get the lasts 400 steps of my 10,000. While [...]

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Mindfulness: Now, Now, Now, Now, Now

1 Comment by / December 10, 2010 / Posted in Breathe, Meditation, Mindfulness

There is only this moment. An infinity of present moments. A present moment of infinities. A dear friend, Sandy Levin, writer, teacher, artist in stainglass and fused glass, shared with a group of us this morning a piece of her writing as she continues her Writer’s Journey. It was her greeting the sun from Mt [...]

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