Every four years on Leap Day, we are reminded to re-sync our human made clock time to nature’s solar time. I don’t know about you, but this reminds me how I am always a little slow to catch on to what’s really going on. My self-awareness and other awareness are not as in sync with reality as I’d like to think.
Constructs like calendars are wonderful things. Our western calendar was implemented over 2000 years ago by Julius Caesar,
… Read more Sync Up Your Self-Awareness and Other Awareness for Leap Day
From 5:30 – 800 PM she doesn’t take calls. Catherine McKenna – Canada’s Minister of Environment and Climate Change – builds family and personal resilience by creating boundaries that protect her family life from her big job. As reported, for several hours each evening she is home with her husband and children, having dinner and supervising homework. At 8 PM it’s back to work.
We all struggle with too much to do, not enough time to do it.
… Read more Finding Time for What’s Important
The challenges of spiritual leadership have recently been highlighted in a New York Times article for an individual linked with the integral community.
Is this a problem unique to the integral community, to spiritual teachers or to leaders in general? Personally, I think the question is complex, important and too often swept under the rug. Without wishing to comment on any one individual, I believe that spiritual leaders bear a special responsibility to support others’ development with skill and compassion,
… Read more The Perils of Spiritual Leadership
An integral approach to supporting your meditation practice can set you up for sustainable success, turning your good intentions into a positive habit for life!
Many people are inspired to start meditating by the recent FAST Company article. And yes, it can be challenging. There’s also a lot of hype or misconceptions to overcome – like the idea that the inner chatter in your mind will quickly go quiet. Or that it’s even supposed to go quiet. NOT!
Tips and Guidelines for starting a Meditation Practice
If you’d like to start,
… Read more Supports for your 20 Minute Meditation Challenge
How do you make a commitment that has staying power when you know that your promises are subject to the risks of change and uncertainties?
We all respond differently when faced with many requests for our time and actions. One of my clients strives for perfection, so he may put things off, which leaves him with lots of items pending, niggling away at his energy. Another will try her best to accommodate, but feel overwhelmed and unacknowledged for her efforts.
… Read more Impeccable Commitments in Uncertain Times