Milemarker Two

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It’s hard for me to believe this even as a write it, but this week marks the two-year anniversary of MindfulMBA. This sweet little site has been refreshed with new content three times a week for two years. I mean, I’m a person with a lot to say, but that reality is surprising even to me – and I’m the one who’s been cranking it out!

Starting this site felt like a big risk at the time I was doing it. Read More


Slightly panicked

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People come to me to learn about mindfulness for lots of different reasons. Sometimes they’re stressed, sometimes they want to supplement a wellness practice they already have, sometimes they just heard it’s cool and are curious. Lately, there’s been a theme to the inquiries, though. In a nutshell, I’ll call it “mindfulness in the moment.” I’m hearing from a lot of you in the hours or moments before a big exam, presentation, or other stressful experience that you know is coming (there are plenty that we don’t, right?), asking for tips to manage the anxiety within as the clock approaches go-time.

I’m always happy to receive these requests. Read More


What else is there

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There’s a distinct possibility that in reading this post at this very moment, you are not only benefitting yourself immensely and contributing towards your overall well-being (I mean, obviously…ahem), but also engaging in a secondary effort. Not to undermine my own efforts here, but is there somewhere else you should be right now? Something else your brain should be focused on? You know I love that you take the time to check in here on the regular, and please, pretty please, don’t stop. BUT, I have to admit that this miraculous invention of digital technology provides endless excuses for not doing what we probably should be doing. It’s literally a distraction machine, at your fingertips at all times.

It comes at you in different ways, though, doesn’t it?  Read More