How (Not) to Follow Your Bliss

“Without mindfulness, advice like ‘Following Your Bliss’ can devolve into covering over challenging feelings with ‘positive’ ones. We do this when we lack confidence in our ability to encounter our minds and hearts exactly as they are. This constant self-distraction is hard work — we have to diligently manufacture these Read more…

Staying Open is Good for the Workplace

From Harvard Business Review. Neuroscience supports staying open in communication. “I’m not suggesting that you can’t ever demand results or deliver difficult feedback. But it’s important to do so in a way that is perceived as inclusive and supportive, thereby limiting cortisol production and hopefully stimulating oxytocin instead. Be mindful of Read more…