Welcome to my blog---an eyes-open, no-holds-barred exploration of Western and Eastern spirituality, mindfulness, philosophy and literature. A member of the Australian and New Zealand Mental Health Association, I lectured at the NSW Institute of Psychiatry to mental health workers for 14 years and also lectured for 16 years at the University of Technology, Sydney. My interests include the psychology of religion, transformative ritual, mythology and addiction recovery.
Friday, March 4, 2016
THE POWER OF BEING PRESENT
It is well-documented that the regular practice of
mindfulness is very much associated with cognitive improvements in such things
as focus, concentration and memory.
Here is a link to a recent and most interesting article from
the LSE Business Review which shows
how being present has big impacts for performance, decision-making and career