Life Lesson Learned in India

I've been home for a couple of weeks now, but there are a few things I learned while traveling in India that have stuck with me. One lesson, in particular, made a huge impact and I've tried to keep it in mind on days that get really hectic, here in the states.

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My Word of the Year

It's been awhile -- I hope you had a wonderful holiday! I spent time with family in Maryland and Florida and enjoyed every minute. I slept a ton, worked out, ate delicious food and visited with friends.  Now, it's the first official Monday of 2015 and, like everyone else, back at it! I hope you, too, had a wonderful holiday and are ready to have the best year yet.

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Mindfulness in Schools

I try.  I try hard.  But there’s so much noise that it’s tough to sift through the clutter.  “I should put the laundry in first” or “I have a full inbox of emails that I should tend to beforehand.”  “Should” being the operative word in both sentences. For anyone that has tried meditation, you understand where I'm coming from.  But what about children? Should we be teaching them the practice of meditation?

 

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