Meditation/Mindfulness

Meditation/Mindfulness

Why I meditate for either 21 or 43 minutes — no more, no less

Why I meditate for either 21 or 43 minutes — no more, no less

Plenty of time for TV but none for meditation? Think again.

by × April 24, 2018 ×

Meditation/Mindfulness

Free template: The half-day (and full day) at-home meditation retreat

Free template: The half-day (and full day) at-home meditation retreat

For those who see the value in a meditation retreat but can’t find the time.

by × February 27, 2017 ×

Meditation/Mindfulness

Think of your mind as a TV

Think of your mind as a TV

This week, I’d like to offer up a simple suggestion for how to meditate. I’ve written a lot about the topic in the past—including this guide that has everything you need to get started—but here’s another suggestion that has helped me quite a bit. When you meditate, it’s helpful to […]

by × February 21, 2017 ×

Meditation/Mindfulness

What plants and people have in common

What plants and people have in common

How your decisions and actions can affect an entire ecosystem.

by × February 13, 2017 ×

Meditation/Mindfulness

Life unfolds one moment at a time

Life unfolds one moment at a time

Life seems to happen quickly, so why not take the opportunity to stop and watch it unfold?

by × January 30, 2017 ×

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 ×

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