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 & 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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Mindfulness From The Heart: Loving-Kindness Meditation

1 Comment by / August 23, 2012 / Posted in Mindfulness

We are conditioned by our beliefs. And our thoughts condition us to what we believe. I have enjoyed sharing the saying Marvette Saucer shared with me. She quietly said: “If you want to live your dream; and jolted me as she shouted: “WAKE UP.” Karen Sothers guides many on the journey to calm one’s restless [...]

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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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Mindfulness from the Heart

0 Comment by / February 13, 2012 / Posted in Meditation, Mindfulness

The poem below from e.e. cummings truly speaks from the heart. With Valentine’s Day a day away, it shares a moment of reflection of the love of another. And at the same time a deeper love that many of us find difficult to do and to live: A deep love of ourselves: “I deeply and [...]

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This Will Also Pass: an interview on Mindfulness

0 Comment by / January 20, 2012 / Posted in Breathe, Meditation, Mindful Business, Mindful Leadership, Mindfulness

Johan Bergstad is a licensed psychologist in Sweden, mindfulness teacher, writer/poet and photographer. The movie he recently released: This Will Also Pass” is a wonderful interview he did with, retired surgeon and Mindfulness teacher, Andries J Kroese. For those interested in learning more about Mindfulness a good starting place is Mindful.org, that is hosted by [...]

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Sometimes Mindfulness Sneaks Up When In a Mindless State

0 Comment by / December 18, 2011 / Posted in Mindfulness

Present moment, beautiful moment. It is all we have. And in the present moment it is amazing what can be created when one looks back at a compilation of present moments. For it is with the heart that one sees rightly For what is essential is invisible to the eye And from the viewpoint of [...]

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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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Mindful Running: A Journey Not A Destination

2 Comments by / November 1, 2011 / Posted in Breathe, Mindful Running

This was shared by Roger Wright Running For My Existence Roger, thanks for sharing and reminding us that like marathon running: Life is a journey not a destination. Thanks also to Doug Freese and his continued contributions to Google Group: rec.running.

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Mindfulness: Present Moment. Kairos: Appropriate Time

2 Comments by / January 16, 2011 / Posted in Meditation, Mindful Business, Mindful Leadership, Mindfulness, Uncategorized

Bruce Peters is a dear friend, former fellow Vistage Chairman, host of WCEOhq-Radio, and like me a champion of the work and wisdom of Lee Thayer. Check out his archives with his numerous dialogues with Lee. I wanted to share Bruce’s response which reflects: When the mind is ready, the message appears. Bruce shares: “I [...]

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