How Ditching Multitasking is the Most Productive Thing You Can Do

Do you have a tendency to check your Facebook page while eating lunch or maybe answer work Emails while watching TV or text while walking from the car to the office? Does doing all these things at the same time make you feel like you are not “wasting time” and you are “accomplishing a lot…

Exposed! The Most Common Myths About Mindfulness Meditation

Let us start by talking about what Mindfulness Meditation is for a moment. Chances are, you have been hearing and reading about it in the media everywhere around you recently, as it is gaining momentum and popularity. Although there are different approaches and philosophies on mindfulness, and how it should be practiced and understood, there…

Cold and Grey “Nebraska” Warms the Heart

Among many other things, such as many Oscar nominations and great acting and directing, the recently released Nebraska is a beautiful lesson in empathy of a son for his aging father. ¬†Beyond that, it teaches us that what we think we want isn’t always what we really want. And what we think those we care…

Life is fleeting. Embrace this moment. An Ode to Carol.

Today, like on many other days, I ran to the post office on an errand that required me to stand in line and come up to the window to see one of the clerks there.¬† As I looked up from filling out my forms, I noticed that only two people were helping customers, a lady…

My Adventure with Maguelone

So you never know what’s going to happen, when you venture out into the world… It all started last week, when against all odds I fought Friday traffic for some 40 miles and after an extra very frustrating bout with parking inadequacies in lovely hopping downtown Palo Alto, I got to the Women 2.0 networking…