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How One Trait Can Make You a Fabulous Leader

I recently learned that the leadership-training curriculum at Google places a heavy emphasis on self-awareness building. The thinking, of course, is that managers can only become effective influenc…

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Feeling GOOD. Isn’t That the Crux of it All?

It was a fairly simple Facebook status update: "Feeling GOOD. Isn't that the crux of it all?" It's the kind of social media status one could easily overlook, but it leaped off the screen and straight …

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Defeat the Zombie Apocalypse with Mindfulness

I don’t want to scare you, but have you seen the zombies? They are everywhere, you’ll find them in your town, in your street, and there’s every chance that you’ll wake up in the morning with one sl…

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How Your Age Determines What Makes You Happy

Happiness — an ever-elusive state of being that we unceasingly chase, even though we know it is an inevitably temporary companion. The question of what makes us truly happy is more philosophical th…

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4 Ways to Stop Feeling Scattered (& Reinvigorate Your Brain)

Thoughts pass in and out of our minds all day, but how many of them actually stick with us? How often do you take the opportunity to sit down and think about the beauty of life, the world, the univers…

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How to Start Having Mindful Relationships

Accepting Emotional Responsibility A lot of folks out there are just plain uncomfortable with the emotional responsibility of relationships, and it stumps me. I think of responsibilities in my …

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One Simple Habit Change: 25 Pounds of Weight Loss

Chew more to weigh less. It really is that simple. Most weight-loss programs and experts focus on what you eat; few tell you to chew your food properly. They should. Research shows that chewing …

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Are You a Victim of Fear?

Recently, I heard something from a colleague that I felt was a very interesting way of looking at an important concept. She said that if you take the letters of the word fear they can stand for the…

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Teaching Your Family the Power of Mindfulness

I’m in the middle of teaching an intimate mindfulness class to several girls all between the ages of seven and nine. So far, it has been nothing less than magnificent, and that is always, always the…

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5 Quick Ways to Achieve Mindfulness

As a teacher of meditation and mindfulness, I am seeing more and more that any moments of awareness we can give ourselves during the day can be powerful and redirect us to a less stressed and more con…

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