Is Earning Money an Attachment?

Despite what we may feel about it, most of us live in a capitalist society that requires us to earn money in order to survive. It is all in the "how" we earn money that makes all the difference. Are we hurting our fellow humans and creatures or are we helping? Are we sacrificing our health or our relationships for money? Or are we using our occupation to nourish ourselves…

How to Practice Mindfulness at Work (5 Tips That Never Fail)

Meditation is amazing for managing our emotions, calming our mind and body, and reducing stress. But, unless it's lunchtime, most of us can't escape our jobs to go meditate anytime throughout the day. So the question is, how can we practice mindfulness at work. In this episode, Todd goes into great detail about how to practice mindfulness at work, and most importantly, how to stay mindful at those really difficult…

How Lawyers Can Use Meditation to Lower Their Work Stress

Lawyers and Stress I have known many lawyers in my life, from family members to dear friends. They are the nicest, smartest and funniest people to spend time with. They tend to be the most fun people to be around because their jobs are so stressful that they are very good at knowing how to blow off steam, sometimes in healthy ways and frequently in unhealthy ways. Because being a…

Dealing With Toxic Colleagues: The Spiritual Way

Q: Dear Todd, tomorrow I will have to go to work at a toxic place surrounded by toxic people to be able to pay for being alive. That's why I don't read spiritual stuff, because it makes me dream that maybe this misery will end and I develop hopes for it, but in reality it will not end, the misery will continue. Any thoughts?TODD ANSWERS: My dear friend, spirituality will…

Why & How Corporate Meditation Benefits Businesses

A happy employee is a good employee, and that’s why it’s also good for the bottom line too. From the highest executives in the boardroom to the hard workers in the mailroom, everyone can benefit from meditation. Corporate meditation benefits businesses enormously.Work is a stressful place for many people. Even if you’re not aware of the stress, it can manifest in ways ranging from back and neck pain to anger,…

Meditation For Athletes 101: Boost Confidence For Competition

Guest PostAthletes experience mental health issues like depression, anxiety, and burnout. The pressure to perform and meet expectations can take a toll on an athlete's mental well-being.Meditation can be a powerful tool for athletes to incorporate into their self-care routines. It can help them manage stress, improve focus, and enhance their overall well-being. In this article, we will explore the benefits of meditation for athletes and provide tips on how…

How to Earn Money Without Losing Your Soul

There is a cosmic irony to this law of the universe: the more we try, the more likely we are to fail. This law is true in sports, art, dating, earning money and just about everything else. The more we force effort, the more we repel the thing we want. The more pressure we put on ourselves, the more nervous we get and the more mistakes we make.Forced effort isn't…

How to Use Meditation to Resolve Workplace Conflict

Human beings have a funny habit of being very kind and polite to strangers, but when it comes to close friends, family and coworkers, we tend to lose ourselves and respond in anger and frustration. Because of the familiarity that develops, we get too comfortable and react instead of respond. We forget ourselves, where we are and what our goals are. When we’ve been working with the same people for…

How to Use Meditation For Decision Making

We all know meditation can make us more peaceful, patient, relaxed and joyful. We know it lowers stress, anxiety and blood pressure. But did you know meditation can lead to better decision making?In this article, I’ll tell you how it works and show you how to use meditation for better decision making.Meditation Makes Us SmarterMeditation makes us smarter?!?! It’s true! Meditation isn’t about shutting down our thoughts. It’s about becoming…

When the Negative Nelly is a Colleague You Can’t Ignore

Q: Dear Todd, what about when you work with a negative nelly? I ignore her, I don't validate her, but yet she cannot enjoy peace and quiet - she HAS to fill the silence with her ailments and as much as I try it's so hard - she sucks the life out of the office.TODD ANSWERS: ​​​​There is really very little we can do to change others. But, often when…