Monthly Archives: November 2011

Mindfully Living in the Moment: Discover Your State of Flow

Discover Your State of Flow.  Flow is a state of effortless and spontaneous involvement.  Flow is the physiological state of full engagement and abundant reward.  Flow is a state we can learn to bring ourselves into and is necessary live … Continue reading

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Mindfully Living in the Moment: Flow is in the Swift Rapids and the Gentle Floats of Life

Flow is in the Swift Rapids and the Gentle Floats of Life.   Just like a rafting trip down your favorite river, life offers a series of quick rapids and relaxing floats.  At times we are required to run the rapids … Continue reading

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Finding Mindfulness on the Football Field

 Yesterday I played American Football for the first time in my life.  I am not sure how I avoided it for so long.  Although football is an all male sport, flag football (no tackling) makes it a fun co-ed game! … Continue reading

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Mindfully Living in the Moment: The Blessing of Reconnection

It is amazing how when we put specific things out into the universe we attract them into our lives.  One of the areas I am working on this month as I Mindfully Live More in the Moment is clearing up … Continue reading

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The Zen of Focus

What is your meditation practice?  The guidance from Thich Nhat Hanh is to focus on breathing, get into a comfortable position, and clear the mind.  When the mind wonders bring the attention back to the breath.  Here is an example … Continue reading

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Mindfully Living in the Moment: Day 6: Rules of Play

Over the last few days I shared a few idea generation techniques with you.  What ideas did you identify for a new habit that will help you Mindfully Live in the Moment more often?  If you have a few ideas … Continue reading

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Mindfully Living in the Moment: Day 5: Catch Up Day

Welcome back!  It is the weekend, the two days a week that I allow myself to catch up and relax.  So that is what I thought we could do here on the Mindfully Living in the Moment Challenge, let’s catch … Continue reading

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Mindfully Living in the Moment Challenge: Day 4: List of 100

Today’s Living in the Moment Challenge is to create a List of 100. This is an amazing process that can be used for many things.  This time let’s keep it focused on Mindfulness or Living in the Moment.  You are going … Continue reading

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Mindfully Living in the Moment: Day 3: Personal Kaizen

Kaizen is a productivity improvement process developed in Japan and made popular for its use by large manufacturers like Toyota.  Kaizen is the art of making great and lasting change through small steady improvements.  When applied to personal development and … Continue reading

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Mindfulling Living in the Moment Challenge: Day 2: Mindfulness Wheel of Balance

Balance is a very subjective thing.  The balance we feel one day can differ greater on another day.  However, taking an assessment of where you are today is a valuable exercise.  When we identify the areas that are out of … Continue reading

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