There is something wonderful about boredom. The surprise is on the other side. In this age of distraction we seldom allow ourselves to get bored. The problem is our minds need a rest. Let yourself get bored today. Go spend some time in a hammock (no headphones) and let yourself relax, let go and see…

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This seems like a good time to focus on the energy of magic. Here are some things I am doing to have a relationship with the joyful energy of magic. I practice gratitude different ways throughout the day. Before I go to sleep I reflect on the day and feel gratitude as I fall asleep.…

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I had a wonderful time speaking to over 70 human resource professionals on the topic of mindfulness at work. The room was buzzing with happiness when I ended the session. Here’s what they said. “Thank you so much for your compelling program today at Cville Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). For someone like me,…

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I took a one-day painting retreat with Amy Shawley in Scottsville, VA The focus was abstract landscape. I love how painting keeps me in a quiet focused state of mind with an emphasis on beauty. It’s good to switch up your contemplative practices and an abstract painting class might be your next adventure into silence,…

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I have been a guest entrepreneur at the iLab at UVa developing my Mindfulness Company. After applying and interviewing with The Office of Economic Development, I was awarded a grant to update my website. It takes a team to create a company. Here’s what they said, “The staff is very encouraged by your business and…

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