I’d like to think that all of my years of mindfulness training mean that I always behave in intentional ways, but here’s what I’ve discovered lately. I’m becoming addicted to my mobile phone. I find ways to justify checking. “Maybe one of my girls…

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I’ve heard it said that we’re currently in the midst of a time where there is the most rapid change experienced by any generation. I don’t know about you, but this rings pretty true for me. Technology has had an impact on almost every aspect…

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Chris and I are on our way to Tasmania for a short break. We arrived at the airport to discover our plane had been delayed two hours due to inclement weather. That two-hour delay eventually became over three and we found ourselves surrounded by a…

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There’s a Positive Psychology exercise I have used for the past decade called best possible self, where you think of a time five or ten years from now and describe the person you’ll be and the life you’ll be living when you’re at your best. Every…

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At the beginning of last year while presenting to corporate groups, I created a set of principles to help people understand how mindfulness can be applied to everyday life in practical ways. I called this philosophy The Five Principles of Living Mindfully. Since then, I…

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In Bronnie Ware’s book The Top Five Regrets of the Dying, the number one regret expressed by people as they near the end of their lives is, “I wish I’d had the courage to live a life true to myself, not the life others expected…

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When we start doubting ourselves, we often look outwardly and measure how well we’re doing against another person’s idea of success. We forget that the answer to the question, “What makes a life well-lived?” can be found within. Genuine confidence comes from discovering what’s right…

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The conversations I have with my clients are not just about what career move is next or what kind of business they’ll start but also how to live with purpose and meaning. Like many people I work with, I had the limited view that contribution should be…

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