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 […]
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. […]
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.
To meditate (or do anything) every day, shrink the length of a session until you no longer feel a mental resistance to it.
Social media is the digital equivalent of junk food, but instead of gaining weight you become less and less mindful every day.
Every once in a while, sit alone with no distractions and a blank notepad. Trust me – you’ll be surprised at all you capture.
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.