“I’ve never seen someone as calm and clear on stage as you were last week.” I had just met the woman saying this at a conference that I had given on the subject of transforming our fears, and I replied: “If only you could imagine how uncomfortable I’ve always been on stages.” This is such … Continue reading How I overcame my fear of speaking in public
Beneath my feet, I feel the tiny loops of texture in the rug. I feel the end of the rug, where the floor starts. I feel as wobbly and awkward as a child. My feet become something new, some forgotten part of me that I am getting reacquainted with. That’s what happens as a colleague … Continue reading Walking meditation
By eating mindfully, you can experience the benefits of meditation. This can be your time to meet with yourself, especially if you are finding it hard to take time to meditate. When you are mindful, you aren’t eating a bowl of cereal, you are aware of the present moment, having one bite and feeling the … Continue reading Mindfulness for Breakfast
Great leaders know that everyone under their responsibility is here to change the world. And whether you are leading a team or a child, your main job is to stay in that knowledge, and get out of the way of people’s potential. We are called to sense the potential of others, and stay connected to it, … Continue reading Everyone is here to change the world
Most of our food consumption is actually an emotional experience. What emotions are on that plate of yours? Are you eating joy, victory, pride, awe, or anger, sadness, self-loathing, and trauma? Whether the emotions are positive or negative, there’s a goldmine of valuable information there. Would you like to join me as I try to turn food … Continue reading That’s not food on your plate!
“Even at that young age, I was aware of the violence of all separation, and was so touched by the unifying essence of this powerful story, that the moralizing laughter of the people around me chilled me to the bone.” In this essay, I visit my spiritual heritage to work through some of my own … Continue reading Be Bolder: Coming to terms with my spiritual heritage