Have you ever found yourself with your mind spinning on stressful thoughts? Ones that wake you up in the middle of the night? Ones that steal your energy and focus? This is "monkey mind."
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Taking the time to reflect, ground ourselves and practice self-care has a positive impact on both our professional development and our overall well-being. Though mindfulness won’t necessarily eliminate the stressors in our lives and workplace, it gives us the tools “to handle our stress and worry in a healthier way.”
I know what you’re thinking. I need to find my breath? Set an intention? Give me a break. I’m at work. I’ve spent most of my professional career waking up each day visualizing a pie: You can’t eat the whole thing at once, you’ve got to take it one slice at a time. Sometimes I’ll... Read more »
There are days when things get moving so fast that inevitably there is a moment where I have to set everything down, take a breath and smooth out the tangle of my thoughts. It’s as if by taking a few moments to sit still and re-connect with myself, I have run a comb through my... Read more »
The goal of mindfulness is to be aware, moment by moment, of your body, your thoughts, your surroundings, and your motivations. While the practice of mindfulness originated in Buddhist meditations, secular use is very common. People practice mindfulness in different ways for various reasons, and many of the benefits are helpful in a work setting,... Read more »