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What role does spirituality play in leadership? It makes the leader whole and fill the hole in the whole of the organization
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How Meditation Can Unlock An Artistic Universe

How Meditation Can Unlock An Artistic Universe | Leadership and Spirituality | Scoop.it
Artist Lia Chavez exists somewhere in the beautiful intersection of performance art, meditation and neuroscience. Known for her durational meditative performances, intense bouts of introspection that can last up to 10 hours, she explores what she dee...

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Ivon Prefontaine's insight:

Meditation is a restorative space which allows time to let things settle and emerge in their. As we let go of things that we grasp at, important and creative moments reveal themselves. It would be interesting to allow teachers and students meditative times in their education.

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The BioSync Team's curator insight, April 3, 2014 12:28 PM

Exploring the artistic mystery of inner and outer space.


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The BioSync Team's curator insight, April 3, 2014 12:33 PM

Meditative art as a way of exploring the nature of the universe.


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Why Do Humans Meditate?

Why Do Humans Meditate? | Leadership and Spirituality | Scoop.it

Meditation is essentially the quest for understanding and meaning. It’s a way for humans to find their place both in a cultural and cosmical context.


Via The BioSync Team, Bobby Dillard
Ivon Prefontaine's insight:

I meditate because it creates a space where things are welcome to enter that in the busyness of my life I don't provide that opportunity.

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The BioSync Team's curator insight, October 23, 2013 10:40 AM


When we look backward at the patterns of our thoughts, we can sometimes observe and identify the deceptions created by our self-images. We can learn to see through the mind’s posturings and pretenses and through all our explanations and excuses. We can realize we are still just playing games and are far from genuine self-knowledge.

— Tarthang Tulku


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Don’t Worry: Be Happy

Don’t Worry: Be Happy | Leadership and Spirituality | Scoop.it
What if You Didn’t Have to Worry About Yourself? Have you ever had people annoy you at work? Or maybe family members whose little habits bothered you? Have you been frustrated by a store clerk or waiter, or maybe another driver? What about frustration with your kid...

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Ivon Prefontaine's insight:

Mindfulness is such a powerful way to live. It is simple, but difficult to be present. It helped me the last few years in the classroom and  dealing with the adults I worked with including those above me in the non-existent hierarchy in Parkland School Division

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The BioSync Team's curator insight, March 29, 2014 6:52 PM

Interesting what happens when you free yourself from worry — practice brings liberation!

The BioSync Team's curator insight, March 30, 2014 10:38 PM

If only the people who worry about their liabilities would think about the riches they do possess, they would stop worrying.
—Dale Carnegie


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How to Meditate: A Beginner's Guide

How to Meditate: A Beginner's Guide | Leadership and Spirituality | Scoop.it
The in's and out's of meditation — what it is, why it's used, and the many benefits you can get from practicing it.

 

The word meditation can immediately conjure images of Buddhist monks in saffron robes or new-age beatniks in clouds of incense — which isn’t necessarily untrue. But meditation isn’t about religion per se, or even spirituality, really.


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This is an important life skill whoever you are.

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Cristina Spiegel's curator insight, October 11, 2013 10:41 AM

Best way to get focused.

The BioSync Team's curator insight, October 20, 2013 3:59 PM

Meditation is about training your brain to bring your thoughts and feelings into awareness; it’s about examining who you are and your place in the world; it teaches you to appreciate every moment for what it is.

—Perry Santanachote


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