Category: Leadership

How to Be Present, Alive, and Happy Regardless of the Circumstances

Why are there so many unhappy people with millions of dollars in their bank accounts, while others who have very little in theirs are contented in their life? We all know people in our lives who seemingly have everything but are inherently unhappy and dissatisfied with life. We also know others who don’t have much […]

Mindfulness: Being in the Flow

The term mindfulness has become very popular lately as neuroscience has taken it on as a distinction (distinguishing it as a theory) in the science. However, mindfulness has been around for centuries in Buddhism, ontological studies, and eastern practices. It is also a core component of Aikido practice, called flow–being present in the moment and […]

I Failed! So What?!?

I lost that tennis match. I failed that class in school. My girlfriend dumped me. That job interview went horribly wrong. I was fired from my job. I didn’t pass my certification test. My parents cut me off. I’m getting divorced. My children won’t speak to me. I didn’t get that promotion. My business is […]

Play Big! Hint: It’s Not About Producing Results

Through Play: Rediscover your “joie de vivre” (exuberance for your life!) Discover your natural enthusiasm and wonderment Create your passion for what you love Produce results in life from your passion and natural expression From a very young age, we are taught to succeed and not to fail–to be a winner and not a loser. […]