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Tag Archives: mindfulness
(Issue #608) Interconnections
Not sure where the words came from but there they sat in my consciousness. ~~~~~ In the Spring of 2015, Laurie and I made reservations to celebrate our 40th anniversary (February 2016) in Jamaica. A few months later she was … Continue reading
Posted in action, awareness, laughter, love Tagged harmony, mindfulness, resilience 2 Comments
(Issue #579) Awakening
As I read these seven habits I could see how they interrelated and supported each other. In an article for Spirituality and Health, Victor M. Parachin outlines qualities of people who have awakened. Drawing on teachings from the Buddha, Parachin … Continue reading
Posted in Life lessons Tagged awareness, curiosity, growth, mindfulness, optimism, resilience 2 Comments
(Issue #553) A Blogger’s Retrospective for 2020
May you create, share, and savor powerful moments in the coming year and beyond. Video recommendation for the week: A short gratitude note from me to all of you who have read, shared, and commented on my blog posts. I … Continue reading
Posted in awareness, Gratitude, growth, Life lessons Tagged appreciation, assumptions, awareness, civility, communication, community, goals, gratitude, growth, leadership, mindfulness, motivation, reflection, resilience, self-efficacy Leave a comment
(Issue #552) If You Could Write A Book
What lessons can a reader take away from your proposed book? How to say it without sounding cliché? 2020 has been a hell of a year. One that most of us have not experienced before in our lifetimes. And hope … Continue reading
Posted in Life lessons Tagged awareness, book writing, community, mindfulness, reflection 3 Comments
(Issue #538) The Package And The Person
Maybe if we focus on the person, we may come to see the packaging in a different light. “They’re nice but, you know, they belong to that political party.” “She’s a retired teacher. So cheerful. Just don’t understand how she … Continue reading
Posted in Life lessons Tagged assumptions, awareness, community, courage, critical thinking, mindfulness 4 Comments
(Issue #537) Critical Thinking Revisited
Critical thinking is not only looking for information that supports what we want to hear, see, or believe. It helps us see the fallacies in our assumptions. A few of the student success textbooks I wrote for Pearson Education focused … Continue reading
Posted in Life lessons Tagged assumptions, awareness, critical thinking, mindfulness 2 Comments
(Issue #533) Find Your Wave: Ride The Crest
If I do not get into the water, I cannot ride the wave. And if I do not ride the wave I will never experience the exhilaration and view from the crest. Ocean waves long have been the subject of … Continue reading
Posted in awareness, Life lessons, resilience Tagged awareness, discipline, growth, mindfulness, reflective practice, resilience 1 Comment
(Issue #526) Grateful For …
I had to stop this week and remind myself…. Do a Google search for “how the pandemic has change our lives” and you will come up with more than 143 million hits. It’s become cliché to speak about the “new … Continue reading
Posted in Life lessons Tagged appreciation, awareness, collaboration, dreams, gratitude, mindfulness, relationships, resilience, respect, self-efficacy, teamwork 4 Comments
(Issue #522) Reflecting. Learning. Appreciating.
And just like that, 2010 flew by. And so did 2011, 2012…2019…. On May 31, 2010, I ventured into the blogosphere. At that time, I had three goals: Experience a new(for me) aspect of social media (remember, it was 2010) Develop and flesh … Continue reading
Posted in Appreciation, Life lessons Tagged community, growth, mindfulness, resilience, weak signals 4 Comments
(Issue #520) What Will Change?
Yes, a lot has changed. How, though, have you used that change to exact needed change in your life for good? How has the time helped your resilience? Even though a lot has changed in the last two months, what … Continue reading
Posted in Life lessons Tagged appreciation, awareness, change, dreams, goals, growth, mindfulness, resilience 1 Comment