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RESPONDING WISELY TO UNCOMFORTABLE QUESTIONS- #019
What happens when we respond to annoying questions or queries aggressively or defensively? We miss the opportunity to invite the other into conversation thus missing an important opportunity to sort out wrinkles in our communication and possibly in a relationship. Is there is a better way? Tune in for about 4 minutes to find out.
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WORKING WITH DISCOMFORT WHILE MEDITATING- #010
Don’t stop meditating because it is uncomfortable. There is a value and skill in negotiating and navigating the discomfort that comes from paying attention to our self. If you find the content useful, kindly like, subscribe and share. Thank you.
THE VALUE OF YOUR PURSUIT- #07
Why do we pursue certain things, people and goals over others? People often regret having spent their life in pursuing things that don’t turn out the way they thought they would. That leads to dissatisfaction, diminished quality of life and sadness during the times when one is already getting fragile. What can we do to calibrate our actions on a daily basis so as to reduce the likelihood of such happening? If you find the content useful, kindly like, subscribe and share. Thank you.
MINDFULNESS IN MENTAL HEALTH: PROMISE AND CAUTIONS
My conversation with Kevin Benevides about the likely role of mindfulness in current state of mental health challenges in our society. We also talk about how current description of mindfulness (and the hype surrounding it) is slowly veering away from it original definition and intent. This divergence is giving new initiates false impressions and sometime misguided hopes.
DON’T KNOW WHAT MINDFULNESS IS?- TRY IT HERE
Mindfulness is most likely not what you think it is. Only way to be know what it is, it is by engaging in actual practice of the technique.
REDUCING BIAS IN ORGANIZATIONAL DECISION MAKING- #015
Our decision-making is heavily influenced by cognitive, emotional and structural biases. Most of these biases also operate beyond our conscious control thus affecting important decisions related to human capital and resource allocation. If you find the content useful, kindly like, subscribe and share. Thank you.
KIND IS NOT WEAK- #06
Kind is not weak. Instead it is a courageous act of acknowledging our humanness, its messiness and vulnerabilities. It is through this acknowledgement that we open the possibilities for greater things. Listen on to a simple three step process of rising through self-kindness. If you find the content useful, kindly like, subscribe and share. Thank you.
TRANSFORMING FEAR & STRESS INTO WISDOM- #04
How can we transform intense stresses and other strong emotions such as primal fear of death into lived wisdom during a pandemic lock-down? Recorded live as a support workshop for science students of a major Canadian University during COVID-19 lock down? If you find the content useful, kindly like, subscribe and share. Thank you.
MINDFULNESS IN LEADERSHIP PRESENCE
My Conversation with Dwayne Richards about the value of mindfulness in business and entrepreneurial aspiration. We talk about the typical characteristics of a mindful leader: calm, composed, present and non-reactive. Research from business world is indicating that regular practice of mindfulness not only optimizes organizational performance & efficiency, it can also enhance personal mental focus and systematically reduce the deleterious impact of monotonic stress and repetitive reactive behavior on personal mental and physical health.
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