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Mortality: Life May Be Shorter Than You Think

  Gather ye rosebuds while ye may, Old Time is still a-flying; And this same flower that smiles today, Tomorrow will be dying.   We’d all like to believe that we will live well into our 90s, or at least our 80s.  But it’s not possible for all of us to live that long. None […]

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Boredom and Joy

Boredom is rather interesting. Why do I become bored? What, even, IS boredom? I notice boredom as a kind of restlessness in my body, and a thought that “there is something much better out there, and I need to get it.” I disconnect from what is happening right now, right here and begin to focus […]

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Brain, Schmain. Behavior is What Matters!

I admit it, I’m fascinated by neuroscience. I’m a little concerned, though, that the press is overemphasizing the brain science of mindfulness at the expense of what really matters, which is behavior.  Unless you are prescribing medications or performing neurosurgery, you cannot directly apply brain science to mindfulness practice. All you can do is read something […]

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Mindfulness and Leadership

Check out this LA Times Article on how mindfulness is being used to train better leaders! I can attest to that. I doubt I’d be organized enough to lead anything at all without practicing mindfulness meditation daily.  Besides organization, mindfulness leads to better decision making, allowing us to slow down enough to consider all the important factors affecting […]

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