There are no places, or people, less open and available to consider mindfulness – than the place of work! Yet, at a time of global insecurity, for finance and resilience, mindfulness provides clarity – and with our attention where it needs to be, we can achieve the desired outcomes.
“Philip” gets up every morning determined to do all the things he promised himself he’d do yesterday and ends most days frustrated and fed up because he’s not making any progress. Phil’s wife has a stressful job and sometimes needs a lot of support; their one year old son is just like most babies and, rewarding though it is, takes a lot of time and energy. Continue reading “The Entrepreneur” »
Do you take care of your emotional well-being? What does that even mean?
If you fail to take care of your emotional well-being, it is easy to exist in a routine zombie-like state, wanting for ‘something’ (unsure of what it even may be). You will fail to find consistent focus and end each day stressed and resentful, sleeping poorly before burning straight through the next day.
On the other hand, if we choose to grow our emotional self, our resilience will also grow for the challenges we all must face. We will improve our performance in life and be open to creativity, innovation and opportunity… all with less effort! Wanting diminishes and – paradoxically – that which you welcome into your life appears to come to you much more easily.
You pull less and get more!!
How many times have you achieved an objective, a perceived success, only to move straight on to the next target?
Can you afford to let your performance and success be hampered by the incessant thoughts of the past, and worries of the future? It’s all too easy to completely consumed by the barrage of things to attend to on the road to our success, because you can – you will!
This weeks guest post by Ashley Davis Bush, LCSW (Psychotherapist and author of Shortcuts to Inner Peace) is a wonderful introduction to Mindfulness.
It’s tempting to think that you need the tropical beach, the hammock by the lake, the walk in the woods, the yoga retreat or the special meditation cushion in order to feel the “ahhhhh” of inner peace. We all have certain props or places that we use to jump start that special sensation of anchored contentment. Continue reading “Finding Peace – Mindfulness” »
Mindfulness – Good enough for top athletes; good enough for me? Bob Brotchie shares this longer than usual post which when originally shared, was hugely popular. Continue reading “Mindfulness for top athletes…and me?” »