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By Elisha Goldstein
Imagine being able to show up at work feeling more self-confidence and less worry. What impact would that have on your energy level and what you can achieve that day? As humans, we will always struggle with worry and fear. But when we allow them to take control of our thoughts, actions and consequences follow. We might find ourselves procrastinating more often, being less creative, taking fewer risks—all of which affects our level of growth and success.
When we take...
By Wendy Quan
In the corporate world, many of us struggle with the relentless changes that happen at work that often disrupt our lives and increase our stress.
The responsibility of helping people through change, or ‘change management,’ tends to fall upon leaders, change managers, project managers or human resources. However, generally whatever little time there is to perform change management is usually spent delivering communications and maybe the occasional employee survey....
Capitalism is an extraordinarily powerful idea that has uplifted the lives of billions of people. At the same time, it’s been abused by businesses to exploit their employees and harm their communities for short-term profit. It doesn't have to be this way.
Come hear stories of business as a source of healing, inspiration, meaning, and prosperity.
Raj Sisodia is FW Olin Distinguished Professor of Global Business and Whole Foods Market Research Scholar in Conscious Capitalism at Babson...
This Week's TOP 10
- Warriors’ Klay Thompson explains his meditation, visualization routine before games
- Rage yoga is a thing, and it involves swearing, drinking and heavy metal
- Students Around the World Practice Mindfulness Together as Part of ClassDojo and Yale ‘Mindful Moment’ Initiative
- Joe Maddon meditates, and the Cubs have a mental skills coach: How the team uses mindfulness and encourages kids to do the same
- 5 neurological reasons...
By Mo Edjlali
The billionaire Ray Dalio founded Bridgewater Associates, the largest hedge-fund, in 1975. His net worth is $18.4 billion. In 2017 tweeted: “Transcendental Meditation has probably been the single most important reason for whatever success I’ve had...”.
On May 7th, Dalio hosted a candid Reddit AMA (Ask Me Anything), during which people on Reddit could ask him any questions they’d like. He began the Q&A by posting: “I’m Ray...
By Gayle Van Gils
There’s a common expression: We know it when we see it. But in actuality, we know it when we feel it. The person in front of you is radiating energy, excitement, and enthusiasm, and at the same time is calm, grounded, and self-possessed. The confident individual is magnetic to us. We want to get to know her, and may be curious about what she does and how she became that way.
Unconditional confidence is distinguishable from feigned confidence or arrogance. Its nature...
This Week's TOP 10
- “Yoga Joes” Green Army Men Toys Encourage People To Find Inner Peace
Sad and Useless
- Welcome to the mindfulness retreat for burned-out teachers
- Conservative legal group challenges 'mindfulness' in schools
- Yoga class while waiting for refills? CVS tests new “health hubs”
- This mobile meditation truck takes inner peace wherever it goes in Northern Colorado
- How to use your brain to change your physical state
By Karlie Kramer
Have you ever felt mentally drained after a long meeting or taxing workday? That’s because you’ve probably made anywhere from 10,000 to 40,000 decisions, switching tasks over 300 times during the workday — and your brain is exhausted. This is called decision fatigue, and it’s responsible for the decline in focus and willpower that affects millions of Americans daily.
The phenomenon was first discovered by social psychologist Roy F. Baumeister,...
Articles from the Mindful Leader Community
- Cultivating a Sense of Belonging: Practices shared by an Immigrant
By Criss A. Cuervo
- What We Can Learn About Bias from Jesus
By Richard Regan
- Can a simple practice and a set of Chimes and help teach kids Mindfulness?
By Cindy Goldberg
This workshop will address the critical need at universities for mindfulness programming created for students of color. The long-standing and daily racism that people of color endure can hinder self-esteem, positive body image and healthy decision-making.
Mindfulness principles and practices can act as empowerment tools to address self-limiting beliefs related to one's racial and ethnic identity. By letting go of false and unhealthy narratives, students begin to move beyond any barriers in...
This Week's TOP 10
- Michael Phelps teaches his 2-year-old son a special 'lion's breath' technique — part of the mental-health routine that Phelps says saved his life
- Can mindfulness meditation change your life and work?
- Mindfulness flash mobs spread quiet across the New River Valle
- Florida inmate who cut off his penis exemplifies desperation of solitary confinement
- How I went from mindfulness skeptic to believer
- Yoga helps some...
This Week's TOP 10
- Boys and Girls Club begins new Mindfulness Matters yoga program
The Alpena News
- My Journey Through the World of Rich-People Meditation Products
- This woman climbed Mount Everest with mindfulness tactics – Here's how to apply them every day
- Dalai Lama’s personal doctor visits Pittsburgh, teaches mindfulness
- Salinas students at Monte Bella Elementary practice mindfulness for trauma, stress
- A 7 Step Meditation to Start Your...