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Don’t Let Future Fears Disrupt Your Present

As Deepak Chopra said, “In the midst of movement and chaos, keep stillness inside of you.” Facing an uncertain future, staying present is needed more than ever. Slight worrying about the future disrupts your focus momentarily, but dwelling on these emotions can seep anxious thoughts...

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The Tastiest Form of Meditation

Food gives us energy, but depletes it as well.   There is no doubt that our minds are addicted to food. We are addicted to the delicious tastes and sensations. We drool over photos of food. We form positive and/or negative associations with food, the places we...

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The Art of Sitting Still

Is one of the blocks to your taking up a meditation practice a fear of being uncomfortable sitting still on the ground? Or maybe just fear of not being able to sit still at all?   In advance of my first eight-hour meditation this coming Sunday (!),...

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Happy Monday

When was the last time you intentionally closed your eyes and thought of something that made you happy? Especially at work. We all take moments to think about what we need to do next. We think about where we need to be both immediately and...

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Get Back to Balance this Fall

Yesterday marks the Autumnal Equinox, one of two days a year when the sunlight and moonlight are in complete balance. This is a very unique time in which there is harmony between light and darkness, and it traditionally is also the time to celebrate the harvest....

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Put it in Neutral

Whether we realize it or not, every thought we have is colored by our positive, negative, and neutral minds. More often than not, the dominance of our positive and negative minds means that we are not fully taking advantage of the true power of the...

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Don’t Sweat It

In my work with executives, I’ve heard more than one mention that sweating through their suits can be a stressful distraction. Whether it happens on a crammed tube ride in the morning or before walking into a big meeting, it is quite irritating.   In London, we still can have a few scorcher...

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Stressxit? Keep it in Perspective

It has been a little over a month since the British people narrowly decided to leave the European Union. The initial chaos has slowly quieted as the government works to figure out what Brexit actually entails, but the division created by stark differences in opinions...

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