Living Intentionally

 

Self Compassion During Tough Times - April 7, 2012

To be the best of ourselves we must learn to embrace the worst of ourselves with compassion.  Self-compassion can be learned and it makes growing and learning a lot easier.


 

There Are Two Wolves in My Heart - A Native American Tale - March 10, 2012

A chapter in the book Buddha's Brain is entitled "Two Wolves".  Based on the Native American tale about the wolf of hate and the wolf o


 

Negative Experiences are Velcro - February 25, 2012

Our brains focus on the negative and forget the positive according to neuroscience research cited in the book, Buddha Brain.


 

Being Present Through Meditation - February 4, 2012

Research in business, pyschology and neuroscience all point to the power of a meditation practice. What is it and why is it so hard to do?


 

Best of Ourselves: Focus on the Light

January 28, 2012 - How do we keep our focus on that which we are trying to create?  Telling a story from her recent book, What Have I Mythed?, Marcia explores what it takes to keep our foc


 

Best of Ourselves: Well Being vs Happiness

January 14, 2012 - Is happiness all there is?  In his new book Flourish, Dr Seligman, broadens his definition of happiness to well-being.  A


 

Does Happiness Make A Difference? - January 7, 2012

Summarizing the January 2012 Harvard Business Review on happiness, this segment explores how our level of happiness impacts our work and creativity. 


 

Self Compassion - July 16, 2011

Self compassion can be learned. It increases our emotional resilience and makes life more fun.


 

The Art of Intentional Living Continued - July 9, 2011

Staying intentional is not just about our external choices, it is also about how we interact with ourselves.


 

The Art of Intentional Living: A Compilation of Our Choices - June 25, 2011

The art of intentional living sounds hard but all it involves is increasing the number of conscious choices.