Awareness of space is key to the supple, adaptable Open Focus way of paying attention. Try this quick, relaxing exercise to become more aware of the physical space around and within you. And check this blog soon for more Open Focus exercises.Read More
An audio-guided meditation for sustaining relationships in troubled times.Read More
In the midst of enormous cultural, political and economic change, how do we stay sane? By staying connected to each other. The “times that try men’s souls” also try the ties between us and others—just when we need them most. We need them because we are a social species. Relationships sustain us, not just psychologically […]Read More
Take a cup of kindness yet.
True kindness comes from, and generates, inner strength. It benefits not only its recipients, but its practitioners—and all of their circles of influence. If you ask your circle what character traits relate most to business success, what do you think you would hear? Vision? Focus? Determination? Those qualities are important, of course. But I (along with many […]Read More
Being kind to others starts with being kind to yourself. This process helps you bring an attitude of kindness to stressful situations, helping yourself and others respond calmly and constructively. Process: Step 1: Experience your breath. Breathe slowly in and out. Notice your body expanding and contracting. Feel the coolness of your in-breath and the […]Read More