Enlightenment by 1000 yummy moments – or How to be Mindful without really trying

If you think “I just can’t be mindful” – this article is for you. Ok so you’re not a meditation person, and can’t think of anything worse than trying to sit still focusing on your “feelings”. Seems stupid to try to have some kind of big experience when there’s so much going on and besides,Continue reading “Enlightenment by 1000 yummy moments – or How to be Mindful without really trying”

How to Create More Mindful Moments During a Conversation

There is a simple and powerful practice to improve your communications and capacity to be mindful. It is, quite simply, to pause before you speak and consider how you feel about what is going in the moment. Don’t stop reading here. This deceptively simple suggestion has profound power.

Listening Beyond the Story

When listening to someone, see if you can do something quite different than what people normally do. Take a step back (internally). Don’t focus on the “story” so much but rather – pay close attention to the person speaking. Hear and respond to who is speaking, how they are presenting themselves, the language, the feeling you have from beingContinue reading “Listening Beyond the Story”

Developing Intuition as a Personal Resource

The beginning of freedom is to understand your nature. Without realizing how we are wired up, you cannot be free to use the mechanics of that wiring to your advantage. To be truly intuitive, you have to understand that most of our thoughts and actions are habituated responses to events that already occurred.