Leadership & Executive Coaching
Leader and executive coaching has a proven track record in maximizing professional potential. Through partnership with clients, the coaching process is a thought-provoking and creative process.
Mindful Leader Coaching
The efficacy of mindful leadership is well established by research. Mindful coaching supports the development of increased awareness in the workplace. This has many benefits, including improved communication skills, an increase in leadership effectiveness, and improved team synergy.
Mindfulness coaching uses mindful awareness and presence to strengthen the coaching process. Developing and sustaining a regular mindfulness practice is supported through the coaching process. Mindfulness skills are explored and deepened during the coaching session.
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I enjoy consulting with athletes and coaches, developing mindfulness skills to increase performance. These skills apply to all of us — we are all athletes in the challenging game of life.
I have been reflecting on my work within healthcare and how mindfulness is an integral part of mind-body research. Jon Kabat-Zinn, founder of the Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction program in healthcare, has played a pivotal role in the rise of integrative medicine.
“Yikes,” I thought during a recent run, “my mind is a bit toxic!” Typically, running is a mindful and peaceful experience for me — my attention effortlessly focused on just running. It’s meditation in motion. But not so during this run.
Sometimes we enjoy the company of our own thoughts. Pleasant thoughts, constructive thoughts, thoughts that support our taking action — this genre of thinking is helpful. Yet at other times, our thoughts can be troublesome — negative, intrusive, obsessive, ruminative … we’ve all been there.
Awarenessing. Verb. Definition: The deliberate action of creating and sustaining a state of awareness.
Within seconds of entering Springfield Hospital, a severe rain and wind storm suddenly took control of all things outside. “Wow,” I thought, “I was really fortunate this time. Usually rain is attracted to me like a magnet.” I mentioned my near miss to a colleague who replied: “You dodged a bullet!”
As I’m gearing up for a run, I’m pondering the topic for this mindfulness blog. After selecting just the right gear so I’m neither too hot nor too cold for an eight mile run, I finally get myself outside. After a couple miles my mind wanders, reminding me that I need a blog topic. I let the thought go and return my attention to my running. Then the lightbulb goes off. What I’m doing right now - mindful running, is the blog!
Integrating mindfulness into our lives has many benefits. When we are more aware of the present moment, we have access to a richer experience of life. When I find a deeper sense of presence, it can feel like I’ve opened a door. I step through into an experience of life that is more vibrant, more fulfilling. Mindfulness helps to find this doorway to presence.
Media, Pennsylvania has declared itself a Mindful Village. This article exams what mindfulness is and how we can build a mindful community.