Yoga teaches us to live in the present moment. Yes. Certain schools of yoga posit that the present is the only reality, and all else is illusion — yet our minds manufacture distracting “illusions” all the time. Our inner voices are constantly re-hashing situations, projecting, speculating, doubting. In yoga practice, we train the mind to […]
As Co-President and Senior Coach of Handel Group Life Coaching Laurie seeks to teach the world how to tell the truth. When people can be honest about their dreams, their obstacles and what they're willing to do to get to their dreams, as well as about all the regrets of their past, they're free. Laurie not only walks this talk but also trains others to do the same. She finds inspiration in working for a more peaceful, just and sustainable planet and has appeared widely in the blogosphere, live events and on TV teaching the Handel Method of life coaching. She lives in Manhattan with her husband and three daughters.
As noted thinker Simon Sinek teaches, the “why” is everything. Humans are undeniably moved by certain things – and it’s a unique phenomena for each of us. When I ask myself why I design family time, that’s easy. I love the experience of togetherness. I love deeply knowing my husband and my kids and feeling […]
His Holiness The Dalai Lama said it best when he described the paradox of our time . The hyper-connected world we live in has stripped us of authenticity and intimacy. We have bigger communities but fewer companions. An acute awareness of our self-identity, but less recognition of who we really are. Even in our closest […]
Before I learned about the “alchemy of time,” I spent many of my days feeling overwhelmed by what I had scheduled. I felt, at times, resentful of my responsibilities, and dissatisfied with the quality of my time. Some mornings, I would look at my planned day and see a long to-do list of meetings, deadlines, […]
Here is truth: money is power, and power enables us to do good things. When idealists have money, they can deploy it to good, consciousness-raising activities and investments. The world gets better. But for many members of the yoga and wellness community, money is a taboo subject – something to rise above and withdraw from. […]