Buddhist psychologist and meditation teacher Jack Kornfield has compiled a page of numerous resources and teachings to help you survive and thrive during the COVID-19 pandemic. You won’t be disappointed!
Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) is the study of excellent communication and is often described as a “user manual for your conscious and unconscious mind.” It was developed by modeling strong communicators and therapists who got results with their clients. The authors of NLP: The Essential Guide to Neuro-Linguistic Programming write that NLP is “a revolutionary study […]
Buddhism is a practical, non-religious framework of practices that helps individuals increase happiness and decrease suffering. It’s more than 2,500 years old, is based on the teachings of Siddhartha Gautama, and its mindfulness meditation practices have been proven by modern neuroscience to transform our elastic brains in positive, sustainable ways that align with high levels […]
The International Coach Federation (ICF) defines coaching as partnering with clients in a thought-provoking and creative process that inspires them to maximize their personal and professional potential. I’ve been coaching business leaders, solo practitioners, and individuals from all walks of life for 15 years. An extensive portion of these clients have been in the wireless […]
Non-Violent Communication (NVC) is a powerful tool for enhancing business and personal relationships. At a high-level, it involves the integration of four things: Consciousness: a set of principles that support living a life of compassion, collaboration, courage, and authenticity Language: understanding how words contribute to connection or distance Communication: knowing how to ask for what we […]
Before Coronavirus (or COVID-19), our interconnected world was already characterized by what many thought leaders have termed “VUCA”: Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity, and Ambiguity. This virus has placed VUCA on steroids, and each of us is being forced to radically reorient ourselves toward even the most mundane activities and expectations at an unprecedented scale and speed. […]
I turned 52 today. It’s kind of a strange, surreal number. Like many of you I feel “younger” inside. I’m not sure how much younger in particular, but I recognize familiar perspectives and instincts that have been with me for as long as I can remember. My ongoing personal growth and healing work is showing […]
Dr. Michael Greger’s new 575-page, evidence-based book, How Not to Diet, is incredibly well-done and useful, especially amid the confluence of noise, contradictions, and biases generated by health and fitness mass marketing and “Big Food” in particular.
By Alexandra DeMarco, Guest Writer As a busy college student, I often find that it can be difficult to live and act mindfully. With ever-decreasing acceptance rates, the academic environment in collegiate America has gradually grown more and more competitive. This academically exclusive society often fosters a culture of increased stress over grades, internships, future […]