Embracing Interconnectivity & Change
Everything is interconnected. This simple truth, when cultivated, can transform our lives. So much suffering in the world comes from feeling disconnected from ourselves, others and nature. Learn how to start embracing interconnectivity and change in this post.
Introduction to The Five Mindfulness Trainings
In the first episode of this series, Rick provides you with a way to approach Thich Nhat Hanh’s five mindfulness trainings that he introduces and explores throughout the series.
What is Happiness & How Happy are you?
What is happiness and can it really be based upon simple practices? CEO, Rick Breden, tells a story about practicing happiness and shares his thoughts about the qualities, attitudes and practices that will lead us to a happier and more successful life.
How Posture Effects Your Performance
The way one carries and takes care of their body is a critical step, and is an often overlooked key to peak performance. Learn the benefits of a good posture and how you can practice good posture in this article.
Bringing Compassion into the Workplace
When we treat ourselves and others compassionately, we tend to come together in a collaborative manner that boosts the group as a whole. With this, deep relationships are formed, trust is established, and a willingness to collaborate on projects and shared visions is cultivated, which has a direct impact on a company’s bottom line.
Why a Positive Presence is Essential to Leaders
Sometimes maintaining a positive presence at work is much easier said than done. However, by being mindful of your own presentation and making a conscious effort to exude a positive energy and vibe, you can make an immense impact on your employees and the company culture.
Cultivating an Attitude of Gratitude
Learn how to “wake up” to the countless miracles around and within you, return to the present moment, express gratitude, and reunite your mind and body in this mindfulness practice.
The Benefits of Mindfulness in the Workplace
Bringing mindfulness to the workplace has the potential to decrease people’s stress and anxiety through heightened awareness, which in turn leads to improved performance. Also, perhaps most importantly from a leadership perspective, mindfulness encourages engagement. Learn how being fully present as a leader— and allowing your team to be fully in the moment — will reap rewards both personally and professionally.
Mindfulness Practice: Breathing In & Out
Mindfulness of our breath is the first deep practice of mindfulness and presence. When practiced mindfully for a few moments, the practice in this post has the ability to bring us back to the present moment and in doing so, improve our happiness.