My experiments with #mindfulness and some early results…Read More The mindfulness experiments – 1
A decade or so ago, multi-tasking was a much revered skill. People would flash it in their resumes, coffee corners would resound with whispers of the star who could do many things at the same time and supervisors would put that up as a skill to acquire proficiency in as you made your way up […]Read More Multi-tasking to multi-focus
Are we really hardwired to share? Its a question that came up during a random chat with a friend – and I thought it was best to validate the hypothesis against extreme situations. If stuff works in the extremes, it works everywhere. Lets take the “happiness” extreme first. An executive comes to know he’s won […]Read More Sharing our cares
You can watch the future pass you by, if you live in the past. Watch the future unfold through you as you live in the present. “Living” today is better than the “dreams” of yesterday… Mindfulness requires an empty mind (not a mind full of thoughts and dreams!) – a blog that wrote itself post […]Read More Mindfulness – we aren’t talking about mind’s fullness!
Bigger! Faster! Better! The focus on amplification seems to be ingrained in us these days. Everywhere we go, we see an effort to increase throughput and voice the thought aloud; recently, linear increases are considered inadequate, we want exponential increases! Look around you – and chances are you’ll stare in the face a company touting […]Read More Fidelity vs. Volume……..
I remember hearing this story: A zen master had a neighbour who always critiqued everything the master did. While this got on the disciples’ nerves, the master himself smiled on hearing the criticism, contemplated it awhile and went on his way. One day, the neighbour died and much to their surprise, the master began crying. […]Read More Cherish the friend with the alarm clock