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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 To Practice Mindfulness When You Don't Have The Time

How To Practice Mindfulness When You Don't Have The Time | Leadership and Spirituality | Scoop.it

We now have the scientific evidence to back up those claims. Research conducted by Greg Feist of San Jose State University found that when people let their focus shift away from others around them, they're better able to engage in "metacognition," the process of thinking critically and reflectively about your own thoughts.

 

Where things get tricky, though, is figuring out what to do in order to encourage metacognitive thought in the first place. When we're routinely overwhelmed with outside noise, carving out space for unstructured daydreaming takes planning, structure.

 

Sometimes the most productive periods of contemplation come to us unawares and don't last very long—but that doesn't mean they aren't useful.


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I close my eyes and recite a short set of lines I have used for a number of years. It calms when things are harried.

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How Meditation Can Unlock An Artistic Universe

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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, PhD'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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4 Tips to Unplug and Promote Creativity

4 Tips to Unplug and Promote Creativity | Leadership and Spirituality | Scoop.it
Most business managers thrive on information, but this overload can thwart the energy you need to build your business. Here's how to get it back.

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The key points are something that could be integrated into classroom time. Even meditation could be quiet time for students and teachers.

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craig daniels's curator insight, June 16, 2014 11:01 AM

Spend enough time online and your might feel like you've lost your connection to creativity, but it's not lost so much as just misplaced.


Peter Gasca shares with us 4 simple and effective ways to reconnect with our creative side.


  • Take A Walk
  • Schedule Creative Time
  • Meditate
  • Covet Thy Sleep


Adopting simplicity of action in your life will keep you close to your gifts.