“The expert in anything was once a beginner.” - President Rutherford B. Hayes I am sure you have heard it before, but it’s worth repeating: Everyone was a beginner at one point. Take a second to consider this again and then apply it to something new that you are learning right now. Perhaps you are learning a new skill to propel you to your next role at work, a new exercise routine to hit your fitness goals, or a new marketing tool to grow . . .
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 . . .
‘The Buddha is crying in the next room.’ - Susan Stiffelman There is a saying, ‘when the student is ready, the teacher appears.’ My 2-month old baby boy, is my greatest mindfulness teacher. Even though I have had a mindfulness practice for years, the experience of being a new parent has taken the practice to a much a deeper level. I am not only relearning old lessons anew, but I am learning these lessons in different and more subtle . . .