Whether in the workplace, community, or family system, denial is dangerous. As an executive coach, psychotherapist, and corporate consultant, I have witnessed dire consequences when denial is at play, even death. In Mindfulness Training, the opposite of denial is acceptance, and acceptance is defined as “having the willingness and courage to see clearly.” Clarity takes courage because it often requires having a voice, taking an action, or making a change. This is uncomfortable for many. It’s inconvenient. And the people around you may not like it or understand it. When you galvanize the courage and willingness to see things clearly – yourself, others, situations – you step into your personal power. You build your internal strength and resilience. You are in alignment with your highest and best self. Invest in becoming your best self!
It’s Mindful Monday! Taking charge of your mindset is a key strategy in Mindfulness. Research shows it is also essential to your success! As an executive coach and psychotherapist over the last two decades, I have observed that the most successful people understand and apply the principle of taking charge of their thoughts and beliefs. Be mindful of what you are taking in and how it impacts you from food to conversation to media. Notice your self-talk, and be positive and supportive in what you are telling yourself. Your behavior is predicated on what you believe – about yourself, others, and life. Invest in actively creating a mindset that leads you to personal and professional success! Mindfulness offers a simple, yet profound path to take charge of your thoughts and beliefs. Invest in becoming your best self! You are worth it!
In my (Angela) work with executives and organizations over the last two decades, I’ve seen the importance of cultivating resilience. Mindfulness offers a strategic path to build this core competency. Learning to rebound from life’s unexpected turns, disappointments, and setbacks is crucial to your success and the success of your organization. You will feel better and perform better. Invite me to bring Mindfulness programming to your organization or next event!
It’s Mindful Monday! Research shows that taking breaks from technology on a regular basis will help you to feel better and thus, perform better. If you are overstimulated with information and communication, your brain will not function at it’s best. When you take a break from technology throughout your day, you will enjoy better focus, improved energy, and better performance. When you free your mind from being tethered to constant stimulation, you are more creative and innovative.
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