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How to Stay Strong in the Fog of Uncertainty

The uncertainty of this pandemic hangs like a thick, debilitating fog. Reflecting, we all felt weakened, vulnerable, spent. Some of us struggle more than others to maintain strength, some sense of feeling grounded or predictability. Brainstorming — humans are always seeking ways to make things better (if a little fertilizer works, then adding more is be better). Maybe directed and measured moment-to-moment choices will root us, create comfort and predictability? But at the same time, intention can seem trite, too planned out or artificial………The best approach seems to be………………………………………………. view article


The Art of Mindful Awareness: Becoming Your Best

Researchers have discovered that 47% of the time, we are checked-out, away, or not present.’ We are in a constant state of mind-wandering that makes us unhappy and ineffective.  This is in direct contrast to incisive self-regulation and the belief that we know what makes us unhappy. You could say we spend our days responding from a place of disconnect. That’s why………………………………………… view article


Almost Everyone is Angry: How to Do Better

Look closely. Anger, conflict, and fighting come from within. It’s a secondary upwelling of deeper and darker energy such as insecurity, unhappiness, or worthlessness. Someone may say you are making them angry, but the reality is they are spewing toxicity outward, and it lands with you. Your mindful task is to…………………………….. view article


Mindful Management for Mindful Managers

I work with managers and leaders individually and in large and small businesses on how to develop mindful management. Here’s what they all have in common: They succeed despite the climate they create rather than because of it. Listen to the mood in your workplace and at home. People are feeling disenfranchised. Experience tells them they are devalued, excluded, or dismissed. Even if it’s an unintended consequence, people feel diminished, less than human. Now, look inside you. Step back and notice the voice in your head. You probably noted it never stops. Analyze the voice closer and try to understand its’ need to get comfortable. It changes sides, flips its position, and leaps to different opinions adjusting continually. This is………………………………………………………………………………… view article


You Are the Expert of You

Coaches agree on one foundational approach that will feed all other strategies; know thyself or, one could say discover thyself! If you have trouble adhering to a workout regime, developing new, more productive habits, waking up early, personal development, sticking to a mindfulness practice or a healthy lifestyle, it’s essential to know why. Why is it that you……………………………………………………………………………….. view article