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Mindfulness: Don't Go To Work Without IT

Mindfulness: Don't Go To Work Without IT | Mindful | Scoop.it

"Awareness and mindfulness are not ideals to be practiced in our personal life and then checked at the door when we show up to work. They’re concepts that should permeate our existence, day in and day out, fundamentally shifting the way we interact with the world (our customers, technology, and other departments) around us to make those interactions richer, purposeful, and more productive."


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Many of us have a growing mindfulness practice, yet when we home we often leave our practice as well. In this post Erin Avery enthusiastically writes about why awareness and mindfulness at work is such a good idea.

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What About Mindfulness Scares Us?

What About Mindfulness Scares Us? | Mindful | Scoop.it
Jon Kabat-Zinn, a professor of medicine emeritus at the University of Massachusetts Medical School and a pioneer in applying mindfulness to the field of medicine, discussed how the concept can be integrated into K-12 education.
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"Compassion is a skill, kindness is a skill, attention is a skill and awareness is a skill." Jon Kabat-Zinn    So the question I ask is why are we not teaching thse skills to as many people as we can?


Can we afford to leave these life enriching skills laying on the side of the road?  What really are we afraid of that prevents our embracing of mindfulness?

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Find Out Why Procrastination is a Mindfulness Problem

"Awareness is everything with procrastination. The problem isn’t finding solutions to procrastination — it’s being aware of what’s going on in the first place."

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At times I think procrastination sits on one of my shoulders and mindfulness sits on the other, each takes a turn chattering in my ear letting me know the best path to take for the moment I'm in.


If I ignore the chattering procrastination loves to do I will quickly sink into a mindless state and for the 47th time today check my email or my twitter feed.


Check out this brief post to learn some tactics that will allow you to spend more time in your mindfulness space and less time in the black hole of procrastination.


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