#43 – Compassion

Pandemic What if you thought of it as the Jews consider the Sabbath— the most sacred of times? Cease from travel. Cease from buying and selling. Give up, just for now, on trying to make the world different than it is. Sing. Pray. Touch only those to whom you commit your life. Center down. AndContinue reading “#43 – Compassion”

#8 – Take a break

This is #8 in the series, “50 Ideas Worth Fighting For.” “Almost everything will work again if you unplug it for a few minutes, including you.” – Anne Lamott If you are reading this on Sunday afternoon, I hope it’s from an easy chair or the sofa. I hope you’ve just returned from a hike,Continue reading “#8 – Take a break”

#7 – Get Moving

This is #7 in the series, “50 Ideas Worth Fighting For.” I feel an energized anticipation when I am getting ready to move. I feel engaged – challenged, curious, motivated – when I am in motion. I feel rejuvenated, refreshed, stimulated, creative, purposeful, accomplished, and unstoppable when I return and come to rest again. SomeContinue reading “#7 – Get Moving”

Meditation: Week Three (Belated)

I completed Deepak Chopra‘s 21-day meditation challenge about a month ago. As I chronicled in two earlier posts, it was an affirming, useful, challenging and compelling exercise. I debunked my personal myth about meditation, proving to myself that I could do it and, more than that, experiencing the benefits of holding a guiding thought withContinue reading “Meditation: Week Three (Belated)”

Meditation: Week Two

Last week I wrote about my first week following a guided meditation series led by Deepak Chopra. The fact that I am writing about my experience after week two is testament to the quality of the experience and to my own resolve to complete the “21-day challenge.” It’s more than a challenge now. It’s something I am eager, ifContinue reading “Meditation: Week Two”

This is Wellness

I wrote this to kick off a wellness initiative in my organization. I hope you benefit from it, also. Ours is an aspirational, achievement-driven culture. It is a culture of winning marked by a strong belief in what is possible with a community of people focused and passionate about accomplishing great things. We want theContinue reading “This is Wellness”