Mindfulness meditation is a funny thing. If you don't have a practice and don't know very much about it, you are hesitant. Leery. A little... concerned. Will this change me? Will this change my relationships? Am I going to turn into someone or something that I'm not?
I reached out to five of the world's most respected leadership gurus and asked them where they would start if they were seeking to build and sustain an exceptionally loyal, committed and productive team.
For far too many people, life has become about surviving the circumstances that they are given. But life is an amazing gift and with these five simple tips, you will be falling head over heels in love with your life in no time.
I realize that quality of friendship is more important than quantity. It made me ask myself, what are the qualities of outstanding friendship? And how do you know if you're an outstanding friend to others?
Sometimes I feel I'm on trial; I'm not one for posting an ugly photo or a tired photo or a photo of a big mess and goodness knows I have the opportunity to take all of those on every day of my life. I could easily be accused of presenting only "the prettier thoughts, beautifully aired."
What if having more money could actually be a hindrance for people? Is it possible that making enough money could be a hurdle that keeps people from exploring what would really make them happy and successful in this life?
"Dost thou love life? Then do not squander time, for that is the stuff life is made of." . ...
14. Technology is a highly effective tool for streamlining our life and staying in touch when we are not together, but if we want to build a deep connection with someone, we need to unplug when we are with them.
Stay sought-after by enabling others to proudly use their best talents together on things that matter to them. As William Butler Yeats wrote, "Because I helped to wind the clock, I come to hear it strike."
The problem is that we see balance as doing it all to perfection with a smile on our face the whole time. We fool ourselves into thinking that we can make everyone happy and never let anyone else down, except when we do try to be everything to everyone we are letting ourselves down.
If I had a nickel for every time I've heard someone say, "I'm just not creative"...! Creativity is part of who we are -- but for too many of us it ha...
Not only have we become disconnected from each other, our over-connected and technologically driven culture has led us being disconnected from nature!
Just a few years back, I was in a very unhappy place. I was heartbroken, lonely, unsupported and wondered how and if I would ever be in a stable relationship that was healthy, happy, and filled with love. That is, until I made some inner shifts. Here's how I managed to manifest a new relationship that is healthy, happy, and loving:
Although there are signs that the economy is improving, many still feel a pinch in their wallets -- especially in the week that income taxes are due. ...
Self-care doesn't take a lot of money or even a lot of time. Self-care simply takes a commitment on our part to follow through.
It's difficult being you because nobody understands who you are. You hate to admit it, except when you're four drinks in on a Friday night surround...
On one worksheet, the students were supposed to use the vocabulary words they had studied in a sentence. My daughter, however, chose to write a sentence on her own, using none of the required words. The sentence stopped me in my tracks.
While I could go on and on about the positive impact having a regular skipping practice has had on my life, the bottom line is that it is the most fun and uplifting way I've ever found to be fully present in the moment. It integrates body, mind, and spirit in numerous ways:
The best way to honor the transition and move on with inner peace is to give thanks. Yes. Give thanks for the pain, physical, emotional or financial challenge that may seem to be unending; it will end. Acknowledge the reasons for the grief, uncover the lessons/benefits in them.
I am not a psychologist. I am not a marriage expert. I am not a "sex columnist." I am just a person who has been in a committed relationship for most of my adult life, and all I can say is, if marriage isn't working these days, it's because of the people we are today not anything else.