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board games, games, growth mindset, mindful, mindful moment, mindfulness, mindset, scrabble -

My goal is to stay close and pay attention. When the competition gets intense, all the tiles look the same to me. But, if I take a moment to breathe, sometimes the most beautiful word appears, and I shock them all - especially if I can do it with a Q, X, or Z.

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communication, Listen, meditation, mindful, mindful moment, mindfulness -

Once we understand how it feels for us, we can ask others how it feels for them. This understanding can put us on a better listening pathway and more belonging. 

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culture, journey, leadership, meditation, mindful, mindful moment, mindfulness -

At the end of 2021, the word journey was one of the fastest-growing words used by S&P 500 executives jumping over 70% from 2020. Today, it seems like everyone is going somewhere, from the folks in your social media feed to contestants on The Bachelor, but don't utter journey to story-telling guru Robert McKee. He loathes the word.    Paying attention is helpful wherever you might be traveling because every road will take you there if you don't know where you're going - of course, we all end up at the same spot in the end.    Yes, sometimes you'll...

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birds, every day moments, meditation, mindful moment, mindfulness, nature, small ripples -

What does joy sound like? Where do you feel in your body?

One way I hear joy is through splashing. Specifically, when our neighborhood birds fly down to bathe in our birdbath - it's nature in our action.

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breath, connection, death, end of life, hospice, mindfulness, parents -

Two years ago today, my Mom passed away. I hadn't seen or spoken to her in a few years because of challenging family dynamics. Witnessing her ten-year health decline without feeling heard (my perspective) was one of the hardest things I’ve faced. As you might know, I like to do hard things, this wasn’t one of them. It took a toll. 

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