Saying it First, Saying it Best

Sometimes the person who says something first doesn't say it the best. It takes courage to articulate a new thought that is different from others. It also takes courage to articulate a thought when you know may stumble because of it's novelty and freshness. Say it anyway. Go first. To… Continue reading

Creativity and Habit

Being creative is a habit. If it's a habit that's hard for you, never fear. It's simply a matter of developing the habit. Here are some things you can do to start a habit of creativity: Write a blog post Tell your kids a story Learn to fix something you've… Continue reading

Mindfulness and Privacy

Because Mindfulness and other types of Focused Attention Training derive from religious practices, many people may feel that they are private or non-public activities. There is some merit in this line of thought. The practice, any that I've seen, is private in that you are focusing inward to improve attention… Continue reading

Mindfulness Quantified

Here is a great post from Andrew Wien on quantifying the impact of mindfulness training in a business setting: How to Reduce Stress, Increase Focus, and Improve Communication at Your Company Andrew is extremely knowledgeable and has been developing his mindfulness curriculum over the last few years. His corporate mindfulness… Continue reading