According to Mindful.org, mindfulness is the basic human ability to be fully present, aware of where we are and what we’re doing, and not overly reactive or overwhelmed by what’s going on around us. When we’re mindful, we reduce stress, enhance performance, gain insight and awareness through observing our own mind, and increase our attention to others’ well-being. Mindfulness meditation gives us a … Continue reading Forget Mindfulness. Say Hello to Automaticity.
Yesterday I wrote a post about a fight that broke out on a concert stage in 1965 between members of the band The Kinks. The fight ended with one member knocked out, and the suspect fleeing the concert venue. Fast forward 56 years, and guys are still out there fighting in public. The latest incident … Continue reading Seriously? Say Uncle? People Still Do That?
I’ve always viewed it as one of the signs of spring. The Masters Golf tournament. The azaleas, the dogwoods, the manicured greens. The crowds. And Tiger Woods. The tournament is usually scheduled to end the second Sunday in April. However, due to COVID-19 it was rescheduled to this weekend in November. I had the chance to … Continue reading It’s just not the same
Who would have known that a decision I made as a nine-year-old would have predicted the career I have chosen for the past 33 years. When I was about nine-years-old I discovered that I liked swimming, and with my parents' encouragement, I joined the local swim team. I think back then swimming was a more … Continue reading A Choice I Made as a Nine-Year-Old Determined My Career Path