"But how do you start meditating?" Like riding a bike, you're not going to get it on the first go. You need training wheels and then someone holding the seat while you wobble down the street.
Leaving aside the curiosity that none of what the children ask about has actually occurred at that point in the evening, I'd like to suggest four different questions for adults to ponder (if not sing) this year during Passover.
What I do as a coach is not particularly difficult. I listen, and I reflect what I hear/see. The basics are pretty simple, but the real work occurs wh...
At a time when the nation needs it most, it is, therefore, the corporations themselves, not the people within them, that stand as the single biggest barrier to greater creativity in the workplace.
From time to time, we all need someone who is willing to call a time out and give us feedback. We can't improve what we can't see, so finding someone who can show us how we are perceived by others can be a powerful tool for getting ahead.
I try my best to be patient with their questions and answer with appropriate responses. But sometimes, the internal monologue in my head is not so nice.
Your intuition ultimately sends you down the correct path. Do not think of it as being lost. Think of it as a temporary pause on your journey during which you should follow nothing but your heart's desire.
It is in those moments of emotional pain that we learn our greatest lessons and from those lessons we grow and expand our capacity as purposeful human beings.
If Mother Nature takes some time to transition from the blustery winter to the sunny spring, why don't we give ourselves a similar mental/physical shift? If you're like me, feeling a little stuck from the cold, grey season, you might need a real push to actually make your spring... spring!
I recently began a series of classes on mindfulness and meditation to help those challenged with chronic pain, depression and/or anxiety. About two we...
by Tyler Mackenzie I was a junior on the varsity basketball team and my minutes were decreasing to the point where I was barely in the game. I wa...
How might the world shift in profound ways if all kids studied the basics of happiness for even one semester in school?
The winningest NBA coach ever uses mindful awareness as a leadership principle?! Maybe Phil Jackson's onto something. Jackson's mindful principles can be applied to any group effort, whether it be a sports team, in a corporate setting, or at home with your family.
The negatives of being famous are hardly ever discussed in the media in favor of coverage emphasizing the excessively lavish celebrity lifestyle, giving us a glimpse inside a world beyond our reach.
If you do it right, you'll be in nostalgic tears of joy for dreams made real, love found and stories your loved ones will not soon forget.
Regardless of your background or circumstances, your desire for change will allow you to move in the direction you want to go. You can be the most risk-averse person on the planet, but you don't have to remain stuck. Stop fighting your fear.