Mindfulness: Beginner’s Mind

“In the beginner’s mind there are many possibilities, but in the expert’s there are few.” ― Shunryu Suzuki, Zen Mind, Beginner's Mind: Informal Talks on Zen Meditation and Practice When was the last time you let something "wow" you? Beginner's mind is the concept of innocence, openness and newness as opposed to expert, fully knowing, and ordinary. [...]

September 28th, 2020|

Recharge: What do you need?

The adaptation required of you has been on overdrive this year. The shake up is the wake up, as I like to say, taking a positive view, letting go of what we cannot control and increasing our awareness. The good: learning to appreciate what we have, slowing down, practicing patience, taking good care of self and family, [...]

September 28th, 2020|

A Mindful Approach to Work

Image by StartupStockPhotos from Pixabay "This is the real secret of life to be completely engaged with what you are doing in the here and now. And instead of calling it work, realize it is play." ~Alan Watts Work to produce, to create, to share, to build, to participate, learn, and grow. Do [...]

August 25th, 2020|

Engaging Questions

Image by Arek Socha from Pixabay Recently, I was asked for topic suggestions for a networking group. I rattled these off and thought, "These would make good questions for any group or individual!" So let me ask you here.... How has the pandemic changed your perspective and priorities? What does it mean to [...]

August 25th, 2020|

Mindful Communication & Connection

We were given two ears and one mouth so we can listen twice as much as we talk. This expression makes me chuckle. It is a great way to remember to listen. As a communications professional turned coach, I'll admit I can talk a up a storm. From small talk to teaching, I can fill [...]

June 29th, 2020|

Summer Reading to Build Your Mindful Muscle

Living mindfully can greatly enrich our life. Simply put, living in the moment rather than being lost in our thoughts of the past or anticipation of the future, leads us to contentment. If you would like to learn more about living mindfully, here are some suggested titles. Your life is happening now. Enjoy it! The [...]

June 23rd, 2020|
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