“No-Fail” Friday: Go ahead, reclaim it

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Earlier this week, I fessed up a little to the fact that I’m a distraction. Or, part of one anyway. The world of digital content can be the perfect means for creating distraction when there’s something you’re trying to avoid. I totally get that I was kind of shooting myself in the foot with that one, but you know, some content is better than others…by reading this site, you are obviously making the responsible choice to take care of yourself, and in turn make yourself a better resource for others. Clearly.

When you’re allowing yourself to be present and aware of where your attention is going, you realize that distraction can come at you from lots of directions, though. Read More


“No-Fail” Friday: Greater good

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Who’s ready to close the book on this week? We started this conversation on Wednesday, when it was barely halfway over, and at last, we’re finally here. Interesting times we live in, so the least we can do is give ourselves the joy of a hard-earned Friday. Take a minute to catch your breath, and get ready to dive into the weekend ahead – which, of course, includes a mindfulness challenge.

Don’t worry, I’ve got energy levels in mind here. Read More


“No-Fail” Friday: Friend zone

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The only thing better than the arrival of Friday is the rare Friday that happens to kick off a long, holiday weekend. You’ve got yourself one of that delicious variety today, if you happen to be in the U.S. (which I still am not! Yay, mindfulness travel!). You know that means a whole extra day for getting your “no-fail” mindfulness challenge for this weekend on, though, so of course that means we’re going to turn it up a notch.

What else would you do with that extra day, anyway? Don’t answer that…

Just a few days ago in this very spot, we tackled the contradiction in terms that the MBA experience (and the purposeful life in general) can often be. Read More