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Tag Archives: mindfulness
Today, March 20, is World Happiness Day. March 20 has been recognized as International Day of Happiness since first being introduced in 2006, and was endorsed by the United Nations in 2012 when they adopted Bhutan’s concept of Gross National … Continue reading
If ever there was a time when people might want to explore new paths to happiness, it is now. The world order has been turned upside down and compassion and civility across political divides is sorely lacking. Possibly because of … Continue reading
We’ve become a lot more diverse as a population in one generation in most parts of North America, and far more so in two generations. Speaking as a representative of the grandparent generation, when I was young, outside of big … Continue reading
Yoga can help you with almost everything, according to devotees and a plethora of articles available at every turn. I’m ready to agree with most of the assertions, with the caveat of finding the right kind of yoga for the newbie … Continue reading
Maybe yoga really is the answer to everything. I had been thinking that must be true, based on the number of specialized yoga classes available to address nearly every aspect of well-being. So when I saw an article in Saturday’s … Continue reading
One of the techniques I used to share with my students to help them be productive when working in teams was Edward de Bono’s Six Thinking Hats. While the conventional use of this technique is to give focus and improved … Continue reading
Today is a lovely fall day, cool and crisp. What I would have given for this day yesterday, when I did my long run. I did spend quite a while lying in bed yesterday morning reminding myself that I couldn’t … Continue reading