Tag Archives: mindfulness
Today as we take time to reflect on President Mandela’s life and how he changed history not only for South Africa but truly for the entire world, I’m reposting this blog about two of Mandela’s exceptional leadership qualities: magnanimity and empathy. … Continue reading
Winning and Mindfulness (P.S. It’s Thursday morning. The Red Sox have won with great aplomb. They did a fantastic job. So I may need to temper my request to get the team over to the Benson-Henry Institute. From the words … Continue reading
Wisdom from a MacArthur Genius: Psychologist Angela Duckworth on Why Grit, Not IQ, Predicts Success “Character is at least as important as intellect.” A headline from a recent Brain Pickings newsletter (a simply amazing resource for stimulating our minds) caught … Continue reading
I met a woman at the dog park the other day and we got to talking about yoga, meditation, “mindfulness” and, really, what brings us peace. I know, pretty intense for a conversation at the dog park, but that’s the … Continue reading
Once again, Arianna Huffington hits the nail on the head about what is happening in our 24/7 technology-oriented, always-on workplace. Her comprehensive view — Burnout: The Disease of our Civilization — captures how the culture of the workplace impacts our … Continue reading
Clinging to Mindfulness – The Art of Rock Climbing.
Coming off the 8-week UMass Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) program, I thought back to canyoneering and rock climbing at Zion National Park when I heard the following quote from Joanna Marcy “Uncertainty, when accepted, sheds a bright light on the … Continue reading