Mindfulness, MultiTasking & Productivity

Mindfulness, MultiTasking & Productivity

Are you Training Yourself on Being a Professional Multi-Tasker? Well, many Scientific Studies Say that it May Be an Error.  A Study Conducted by Stanford University, Says that Multitasking may Be Disvantagious to not only the Brain, but also your Ability to Get Things Done Effectively Faster and more Efficiently. Surprisingly, they Found that Multitasking is Actually less Productive than Doing One Task at a Time.  Participants to this Study who Were Faced with too many Tasks at Once (i.e. to Read Electronic Notifications, to Read and Replay to Emails, to Answer to…continue reading →
Mindfulness and the Essence of Life in Every Here and Now

Mindfulness and the Essence of Life in Every Here and Now

Excerpt from ”The Art of Living” by Tich Naht Hanh Mindfulness literally Means Awareness. It is around the Knowledge of oneself Through the Focus of Attention at the Present Moment. Mindfulness is an Ancient Oriental Philosophy in which the Practice Starts from Meditation Based on our Breath and it is a very Valid and Easy ”Tool” to Integrate in our Current Lifestyle. Listening to one's Breath, Presence to one's Physical and Emotional Sensations, Attention to one's Steps, is a Practical and Functional Mode of Observing the Physical Structure of Thoughts, of what Draws…continue reading →
One of the Many Ways. Ancient Wisdom by Lao Tzu

One of the Many Ways. Ancient Wisdom by Lao Tzu

Sometimes in Life, when we Look Back to Ancient Teachings we Can Find Infinite Wisdom to Apply in our Daily Life.  This Collection of Ten Quotes by Lao Tzu are the Evidence that some of the Wisest Words ever Spoken came from Many and Many Centuries Before our Time. Lao Tzu was an Ancient Philosopher and Writer from China Who is the Author of the Tao Te Ching (a Collection of Verses that Describes the Principal Taoist Teachings and the “Way” the Tao), and the Father of Daoism/Taoism. Lao Tzu Existed in the…continue reading →
Moving Beyond the Presence. A State of Mind Between  Mindfulness and Equanimity

Moving Beyond the Presence. A State of Mind Between Mindfulness and Equanimity

Equanimity, one of the most Sublime and Elevate Emotions of Buddhist Practice, is the Manifested Presence of Wisdom and Freedom as the Protectors of True Compassion and True Love.  Generally, Equanimity is Considered something of Dry Neutrality or Cool Stillness, but in Reality a Mature Equanimity Produces a Radiance and Warmth of Being. In Fact the Buddha Described a Person Filled with Equanimity as “Abundant, Exalted, Immeasurable, without Hostility, and without Ill-Will.” In the Buddhist Tradition, the Term “Equanimity” (Upeksha in Sanskrit) is a Complex Construct that has been Given Multiple Definitions along the…continue reading →
Anahata: the Heart Chakra

Anahata: the Heart Chakra

The Anahata Chakra or Heart Chakra is said to Lie next to the Heart and it is usually Represented in Green. The Anahata Chakra is also the Chakra that is Considered to Unite the Upper and Lower Chakras or Balance the Body and Mind.  The Heart or is located in the Center of the Chest between the Breast. The Hindus Depicted the Anahata Chakra as a Circle of Twelve Lotus Petals with two Triangles in the Middle that form a Six point Star. Anahata is a Boundless, Infinite Chakra. Its Element is Air.…continue reading →
The Fundamental  Elements of Mindfulness

The Fundamental Elements of Mindfulness

Living at the Moment is Truly a Way to Fully Savor to the Beauty of Life in all its Manifestations. Mindfulness Originated from the Buddhism Concept of “Sati” which Means to Recognize every Present Moment by Being in the Event Moment Step by Step without any Attendance. In year 1979, it was Researched and Developed by Jon Kabat-Zinn who Introduced the Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Program to Adjust the Chronic Cases of  Discomfort. From then on, Mindfulness Practice was Adapted by the Mainstream Society and is Now Accepted as an Alternative Holistic Healing…continue reading →
Slow Mindful Living: a Modern Lifestyle & an Ancient Philosophy

Slow Mindful Living: a Modern Lifestyle & an Ancient Philosophy

While a Mindful Living Includes a Slow Living Mindset a Slow Living Lifestyle is a Less Ruled and Skills or Meditation Oriented Way, but it is a even more Diffuse Positive Lifestyle in our Modern Society. Anyway Slow and Mindful Living go Hand in Hand you can’t really have one Without the Other. Slow Living is about Living Slowly, in whatever and however way that Means to us. It’s about Knowing and Passionately Loving the Things we Value, that Really Matter to us and Scheduling our Lives to Spend the most time Possible Practicing…continue reading →
Mindfulness of Weather. 10 Minutes Meditation

Mindfulness of Weather. 10 Minutes Meditation

Our Thoughts are Restless. Naturally they Cannot Stay still for a Moment. They are so Many and so Different. Sometimes it is Very Difficult to Turn Off the Volume and Just Think Nothing. Sometimes our Thoughts are Sunny, Airy and Sparking as a Summer Day at Hight Altitude other Days they are more Heavy and Stuck as a Cold Rainy Day in the Traffic of the City.  Sometimes in the same Moment we can have Thoughts of two different Nature and Temperatures and it is just like Various Weather Fronts that Flow from…continue reading →
Do you Feel Stuck into a Loop? Do Not Try to Be Mindful All Day

Do you Feel Stuck into a Loop? Do Not Try to Be Mindful All Day

Be Mindful is a Mindset, an Attitude and a Behavior. It includes also developing new Habits, for Example to Practice Meditation, but most at all it is the Fruit of a Slow and Profound Change of Perception of the Inner and the Outer World, that will Bring other Change as a Chain Reaction.  Mindfulness can Involve a Wide Range of Daily Activities and for this Reason one of the First Mistakes that many people Make when they start ‘Trying’ to be more Mindful, is Thinking that they Have to all of a Sudden…continue reading →
Silence is a Natural Organizer

Silence is a Natural Organizer

Silence is a Natural Organizer.  Spend Time in Silence Clearing your Mind of Thoughts and Be fully in your Personal Zone “of Nothing”. Taking Time to Be Silent does Offer many Benefits. To be Really Effective you Would Need to Schedule it, as a Proper Mindful Practice.  Practicing Silence, Thoughts become less Self-Critical and you’ll Naturally Generate deeper Ideas and Solutions, you’ll Empty and Clarify your Thoughts and Your Thinking Patterns.  “Practicing Silence to Empty all Kinds of Noise within You is not a Difficult Practice. With some Training, you can do it. In…continue reading →