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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


How to Bring Your Best Self to a Divided World

Society is adept at teaching and learning career skills. But we stumble, change the subject, or grow silent when it comes to the things that matter most. We revere the self-made professional who got into a top college, aced the interview, earned prestige and big dollars. But we are voiceless on how to cultivate a deep and profound Inner Self. The result is an out of balance shallowness or a poverty of sorts — overdeveloped with career and status and ……………………………………………………….. view article