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Well-being on return to the workplace: the leader’s role

Returning to the workplace remains uncertain for the vast majority of people. Even with the complete vaccination schedule, the proper care and the slow return to a certain “normality”, many of the employees feel insecure about interrupting the new routine and returning to the workplace with new and different dynamics. Organizations face unique challenges, with […]

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The path to consciousness

The path to consciousness

“The map of the self” integrates in a single framework “the 5 levels of the self” plus “the skeleton of the self”. This framework builds order and meaning to all meditation practices that build “self-awareness”, “self-knowledge”, and “self-management”. The basic movement that we experience with a sustained meditation practice takes us from a distracted, unaware […]

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The skeleton of the self

A complete meditation practice trains five elements: attention, intention, attitude, action, and impact. It helps to understand attention, intention, and attitude (the first three) as the upper triangle which easily represents the mind, the dedicated practice, or the being. On the other hand, attitude, action, and impact (the last three) conform the lower triangle and […]

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Psychological safety in times of pandemic: what is the role of the leader?

According to Amy Edmondson, professor of leadership at Harvard Business School and author of the book “The Fearless Organization: Creating Psychological Safety in the Workplace for Learning, Innovation and Growth,” psychological safety is “the absence of interpersonal fear.” In other words, there is psychological safety when employees feel comfortable taking risks, asking for help, sharing feelings, […]

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How to experience the Christmas season more consciously

Traditionally, Christmas season is a festive period that is intended to be full of light, colour, joy, and family life. Regardless of one’s religious beliefs, everything around gets us into a festive mode. But Christmas comes also with the automatic pilot impulse to buy gifts and decoration, to organize celebrations and dinners. And this automatic […]

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How can mindfulness impact well-being?

We all want to feel well and live better, but our lifestyle or conditions are causing damage, manifesting as fatigue, anxiety, exhaustion or even physical pain. This historic time that we are living with the pandemic has aggravated many of these symptoms. Many of us feel disconnected, stuck in past routines that no longer have […]

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Training in attitude, action, and impact (part 2)

A complete mindfulness practice deals with the training of the five characteristics that we identified in the first part of this article: attention, intention, attitude, action, and impact. This drawing illustrates these five elements and establishes their main relationships. Any deep mindfulness practice includes integrating the two levels that the drawing clearly identifies: First, we […]

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Training in attitude, action and impact (part 1)

A complete mindfulness practice includes extending the “training” to complementary activities such as eating or walking. “The training of what?” you may be wondering. The “training” of the three characteristics we do train with mindfulness practice and meditation: attention, intention, and attitude. Perhaps it will help you to refresh and read about these three elements […]

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AI is coming (part 2)

Let me go back again to «the different waves of AI» which I introduced in the first part of this post. I would like to build their understanding with more details about their current form as they are manifesting themselves in society nowadays. Internet AI is about personalization. This is AI as mainly used by facebook […]

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Holidays: from stress to calm

Holiday period is usually awaited with enthusiasm. Even with some anxiety. We feel that we will finally have the opportunity to stop, have time for ourselves and those we love. Enjoy calmer and more relaxed environments. Forget about work for some time and dedicate yourself to that you like: reading, swimming, resting, socializing… Eventually, even […]

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