Meditation/Mindfulness

Meditation/Mindfulness

You’re always on the record

You’re always on the record

Here’s the tough part about communicating: there will always be a gap between what you intend to say, and how what you say is interpreted. The best leaders, media personalities, and writers are great at making this gap as small as possible—but until we can master telepathy, it will be […]

by × April 26, 2016 ×

Meditation/Mindfulness

What you can learn about productivity from a meditation retreat

What you can learn about productivity from a meditation retreat

About a week ago I got home from a meditation retreat. I lived in total silence for eight days with about 30 other people, and we meditated nearly all day long. It’s oddly difficult to write about a meditation retreat, or describe the feeling you have when you’re on one. […]

by × September 15, 2015 ×

Meditation/Mindfulness

A five-minute crash course on how to eat mindfully

A five-minute crash course on how to eat mindfully

Mindful eating lets you enjoy your food way more, works out your “attention muscle”, and helps you lose weight. To eat mindfully, eat twice as slow, eat with fewer distractions, focus and think about what you’re eating, and when you notice your mind focusing on something else, gently bring it back.

by × June 19, 2014 ×

Meditation/Mindfulness

The simple secret to meditating (or doing anything) every day

The simple secret to meditating (or doing anything) every day

To meditate (or do anything) every day, shrink the length of a session until you no longer feel a mental resistance to it.

by × April 3, 2014 ×

Meditation/Mindfulness

Want to become more mindful? Watch how much information you consume.

Want to become more mindful? Watch how much information you consume.

Social media is the digital equivalent of junk food, but instead of gaining weight you become less and less mindful every day.

by × February 12, 2014 ×

General Productivity, Meditation/Mindfulness

The simple (but powerful) 15-minute ‘mind capture’ ritual

The simple (but powerful) 15-minute ‘mind capture’ ritual

Every once in a while, sit alone with no distractions and a blank notepad. Trust me – you’ll be surprised at all you capture.

by × November 6, 2013 ×

Meditation/Mindfulness

The single best way to improve your focus: Meditate

The single best way to improve your focus: Meditate

Meditation’s purpose is to work out your “attention muscle”, and the practice also significantly helps you manage your attention and focus better. If you want to focus better, meditation will help you the most.

by × June 5, 2013 ×

Meditation/Mindfulness

Guide: Everything you need to start meditating

Guide: Everything you need to start meditating

Meditating will make you more productive. It works out your “attention muscle” which helps you focus, calms you down, and ultimately, lets you get more done. This guide contains everything you need to start meditating.

by × May 17, 2013 ×

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