Artificial Urgency: How Your Concept of Time is Killing You

By Holly Duckworth, LSP, CAE, CMP. - October 5, 2018
Categories: mindfulness

  As an observer of life I find life today rather fascinating.  Everyone is in a hurry.  Nobody seems to have time for anything but stress.  Yet, at the same time, people are complaining about all the stress in their lives.  Life is a do-it-to-yourself project.  Your sense of urgency, time, and stress is potentially […]

Change or Help: Your Perspective Is Everything

By Holly Duckworth, LSP, CAE, CMP. - September 21, 2018
Categories: mindfulness

  As a coach it’s my natural set point to want to help people.  I naturally care.  I ask questions.  I listen to the answers. I want to offer my skills and expertise to help people.  Recently a “non-paying” friend came up and told me, “Holly, you are trying to change me.”  I was shocked […]

Who has Time? 2 Minute Applied Mindfulness Practices

By Holly Duckworth, LSP, CAE, CMP. - September 7, 2018
Categories: mindfulness

All my coaching clients and audience members tell me the same excuse.  “Holly, I don’t have time to be mindful.” Here is what I say to that.  You, you need it the most. First point of clarification, Mindfulness is NOT meditation.  Mindfulness is the practice of being present in the moment without judgment. It is […]

Mindful at the Movies

By Holly Duckworth, LSP, CAE, CMP. - August 17, 2018
Categories: mindfulness

Now I’ll be the first to admit I’m a little weird. I see everything, and I do mean everything thru the lens of mindfulness. Mindfulness as the practice of being present in the moment. And, after all isn’t that why we go to the movies in the first place. To let go of the world […]

No More Mindless “To Do” Lists

By Holly Duckworth, LSP, CAE, CMP. - February 19, 2018
Categories: mindfulness

Why do you attempt to do the impossible? How many things are on your “to do” list this week? Ten? Twelve? Thirty-two? As you look at the list are you already in anticipatory fear of what you won’t complete, and stressing if the things you did last we are “good enough.” Most of us secretly […]