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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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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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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Be Mindful: Silent is hidden in the word “Listen”

3 Comments by / May 31, 2011 / Posted in Meditation, Mindful Business, Mindful Leadership, Mindfulness, The Running Mind

I decided to carry 3 books and a journal with me during Kip’s and my 3 month travel portion of my 4 month Sabbatical. The three books are: Mindfulness for Dummies by Shamash Alidina Leadership: Thinking, Being, Doing by Lee Thayer Claiming Your Place At The Fire: Living The Second Half of your Life on [...]

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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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2011-Mindfully Going Back To The Beginning

1 Comment by / January 4, 2011 / Posted in Breathe, Meditation, Mindfulness

At the beginning of each year, I am reminded to return to what Mindfulness is about. Awake, aware and fully present. Beginner’s mind. In his book Mindfulness for Dummies, Shamash Alidina, does a wonder presentation of laying out a guide to becoming mindful. …this very moment now, is ultimately the only moment you have. Mindfulness [...]

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