7 – Acceptance vs Resignation

What is acceptance? I think there’s a common misconception around the idea of “Acceptance” and it has to do with the semantics of the word acceptance. It’s common to associate the word acceptance with the word resignation. I want to spend some time discussing what acceptance is but clarifying also what it’s not. Buddhism does
This episode explores how I teach mindfulness to my kids. We know that practicing mindfulness is beneficial for adults but it’s also very beneficial for kids. Research indicates that mindfulness can help kids improve their abilities to pay attention, to calm down when they are upset and to make better decisions. Subscribe to the podcast

The Art of Being

In today’s hyper connected world, it’s really difficult to be mindful and connected to the present. It’s hard enough to master “the art of being”, but you add in something as small as a smartphone with ubiquitous wifi or data access, and it becomes virtually impossible. One of the simplest (simple does not mean easy)
Apparently, we’re emotional creatures… [mks_pullquote align=”right” width=”300″ size=”24″ bg_color=”#000000″ txt_color=”#ffffff”]When dealing with people, remember you are not dealing with creatures of logic, but with creatures of emotion… – Dale Carnegie[/mks_pullquote] We are generally emotional first and logical second. When was the last time you lost your temper, said something or did something you later regretted?

Fixed Mindset vs Growth Mindset

Remember that person in school who everyone “knew” would turn out to be successful, rich, or famous and then at the 10 year high school reunion, you realize they didn’t, and it was actually the the person you never expected who’s turned out out to be all those things? What was it that made the

Crappy Moments in Life

Most parents have had or will have one of those “poop” stories about their kids. Mine happened tonight. I dropped my son Rajko off at dance with his mom and I came home with my little girl Noelle, it was supposed to be one of our typical daddy daughter Tuesday nights. While I was getting