Mindfulness

What Story Are You Telling Yourself?

When you sit back and look at the motives behind why you do what you do -- the short answer is the same -- *cue Drake & Trey* "I just want to be successful"

Pretty much? We want to be successful. Whether it's as the smart and savvy business person, the transformational coach, the best selling author, or the most amazingly talented whatever. We believe, this identity, this goal, this feat is the ticket.

And it's not.

The problem is it takes more than wanting success to get it. It even takes more than "thinking" you know how you are going to get it (career field included). The hard work and daily grind is only half the battle. Your mindset is the other part. It's really that deep. @@No matter how hard you work, you can not out hustle a lack mindset.@@ You will eventually have to tackle and master what's in your head.

What Is The Overall Goal of Mindfulness

Taking time to actively make space for "doing nothing" is not easy for anyone. It is especially tough for active, achieving people to just sit quietly and “do nothing”, to engage in practice and behaviors that do not produce tangible results.

The basic nature of the mind is to dwell in the past or to worry about the future. Our uneasiness about what’s to come is actually our strategy to prepare for the future – our mind’s ingenious way of ensuring that we’re equipped to survive. Without such readiness, the mind can’t prepare the body to thrive and survive.

How to Implement A Mindfulness Practice In Your Business

First, lets call a spade a spade.  Mindfulness is not a new phenomenon. Nor is it new in the world of business. It has been identified as a need in both life and business for well over the thirty years. In short, it helps cultivate emotional intelligence. Before you can manage a business yourself -- you have to manage yourself and your life. So emotional intelligence is a must.

How to Improve your Critical Thinking With Mindfulness

Critical thinking done proper is uncommon. Despite how analytical we believe we are our; it is not in our nature to do so objectively -- and that my friends is the core element of critical thinking. Much of our thinking, is biased, distorted, partial, uninformed and sometimes prejudiced. Yet the quality of our life and that of what we produce depends largely on the quality of our thought. Go figure.