Category Archives: Peak Performance

Got Performance Anxiety?

Posted on July 10, 2017

Do you experience performance anxiety? Does your anxiety increase when you are on the spot such as when you are speaking, taking a test, or giving a presentation or a performance? Do you sweat, tremble, get a dry mouth, or feel nauseas? Does your heart race? Then you may have performance anxiety. Use the checklist(read more)

What Are You Practicing? Stress, Anxiety or Contentment?

Posted on March 20, 2017

As I have been studying and practicing mindfulness over the past 30 years I have learned to ask myself this one important question: What am I practicing?  Am I practicing feeling stressed-out, anxious, depressed, overwhelmed, discouraged or perhaps something more pleasant? More often than I would like to admit, the answer is yes, I am(read more)

Is Technology Impacting Your Productivity and Happiness?

Posted on January 30, 2017

Everywhere you look today you see evidence of rapidly advancing technology. This, the digital era, has seen an explosion of smartphones, tablets, wearable monitoring devices and on-going research into numerous ways to enhance our capability as humans. As I’ve discussed in previous blog posts, many if not most of us and our children have unwittingly(read more)

Hurry! Save On Gifts That Improve Lives

Posted on December 8, 2014

I hope you are making sure to slow down and enjoy the holiday season. Al’s kids and grandchildren and my daughter and her husband shared Thanksgiving with us. I loved having them all together This has been a happy and busy year for me. As you know my sweetheart, Al, asked me to marry him(read more)

4 Ways to Focus Your Concentration

Posted on November 10, 2014

We live in a very distracting world with so many things vying for our attention all at the same time.  We often wear many hats: parent, caregiver for our parent, spouse, employee, entrepreneur and more.  Between our many commitments and the demands of our work, home life, and social life we may find it difficult(read more)

6 Secrets to Navigating Your Path to Success

Posted on October 13, 2014

Recently I hiked up to the top of a small mountain following a steep trail through the forest.  The loose rocks and the unevenness and steepness of the trail made the going tough.  When I stopped moving to figure out where to place my next step I discovered that it was harder to get going(read more)

Can Meditation Increase Your Income?

Posted on September 29, 2014

I have been teaching how to incorporate mindfulness skills into every aspect of daily life for many years. The benefits of practicing mindfulness are compelling. Meditation is a type of mindfulness skill and research shows it can change the brain in significantly positive ways. By practicing meditation we can calm our brain and our body,(read more)