Meditating is one of the most powerful things I have learned. It is a key practice that lays a foundation for a mindful life. Meditation is a way to train and strengthen your mind, much like training and strengthening your muscles when you go to the gym. Your ability to be aware of and to recognize what the mind is engaging with — and choose how you respond — is a skill that can be helpful in all aspects of life, from the workplace to . . .
For those of us in the northern hemisphere our summer holidays are coming to an end. School may be starting for your young ones. This may be a time to re-engage at work, and perhaps get some major projects finished. This time of year can be a time of excitement, however, it can also bring with it some work-time blues. In fact, a recent report from Gallup found that 70 percent of Americans report feeling unhappy, uninspired and less . . .
Recently a good friend confided in me that she was having a very rough day, when she got to work in the morning everything went wrong. Things that usually seemed trivial and small seemed insurmountable. She yelled at another co-worker about missing a deadline. She was stressed and worried and did not know how to calm down. We have all been there. Experiencing intense and difficult emotions about ourselves and others can be extremely . . .