The Habit Loop: Cue, Routine, Reward

  Have you tried unsuccessfully to establish a daily habit – such as writing – only to give up after a few days?  How about breaking a bad habit, like indulging in the office donuts or hitting the snooze bar many, many times before getting up?   Habits.  We have a love-hate relationship with them.  We … [Read more…]

Don’t Let the Button-Pushers Get you Down

  Are there some people in your life that just push your buttons constantly?  If not, then you are probably a Zen meditation master and should put your application in to work with the Dalai Lama.  But if you are among the earthly creatures, then you know exactly what I am talking about.  You probably … [Read more…]

Mandatory Mindfulness

I’m right handed. This does not sound like a shocking revelation.  An astounding 90 percent of the world is right-handed. But did you ever pay attention to what that means?  If you are right-handed, you are literally doing almost everything with only your right hand.  As a right-handed person, I of course write with my right … [Read more…]