When we change our story, we change our life

– Posted in: Adaptability, Empathy, General, Mindfulness, Positive Outlook, Self-Awareness, Systems Thinking
Reflection - Choose Well

Powerful stories have been coming through, and coming true, for centuries of inventors, engineers and freedom fighters. Think what a story a plane was at one time, or a space shuttle, or equal rights for minorities.  I think if you can tell the story and feel good about it, that's a great start. ..Read More [...]

Building Mindfulness “Muscle” — a story of a tooth, a lot of stress and a happy ending

– Posted in: Adaptability, Emotional Self-Control, General, Mindfulness, Positive Outlook, Self-Awareness
J Yellowstone

Being peaceful, calm and sitting in mindfulness is easier when you're relaxed. But as chance would have it, I had the opportunity to practice in the complete opposite of that mental state. I had a tooth break -- half a molar fell out when I was flossing - I guess the filling was breaking down.  [...]

Mindfulness Kindness for stressed out engineers & software professionals + 1 stress less exercise

– Posted in: Adaptability, Emotional Intelligence, General, Mindfulness, Positive Outlook, Self-Awareness
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I recently gave a 20 minute talk about mindfulness to a room of senior software professionals.  Most were engineers or software experts. Most were new to mindfulness. But as people who creatively solve problems every day they were curious, and had an appetite to expand their knowledge. I introduced this concept simply: the definition of [...]