Employees Need Meditation, Not Just Happy Hours

These days, employees are thinking not just about ways to let off steam. They’re thinking about ways to let go of their stress that won’t leave them hungover, tired, groggy and unhealthy. That’s why more and more employees are looking for healthy ways to improve their lives, not just their nights. And it’s why employees need meditation more than company happy hours. The Benefits of Corporate Meditation for Employees When…

Is it Possible to Achieve Success Without Constant Stress?

Q: Dear Todd, I want to achieve a big success in my life but that will require a lot of competition, constant stress, and bigger responsibilities. So, will this make me unhappy?Todd Answers: Some people are built for the competitive high-stress fast-paced lifestyle. Some people just want to be monks. Everybody is different.I will say this though, stressful situations do not need to make us stressed. Stress only occurs when…

Path to Peace How to Feel Satisfied With What We Have in Life — Part 1

We humans are striving animals. More than any other species, humans have big goals, dreams and ambitions. Only humans want to change the whole world. That's both why humans are so successful, but it's also why we're never quite satisfied. So how can we be happy with what we have while still striving for more? How can we struggle our way towards success, and yet be happy along the way?…

Need Money for Financial Security – Is That Ego?

Q: I find meditation easier when I have the money to buy land away from people, know my bills are paid for life (yes I have anxiety), and have no chores to complete for the day. I don't want money to impress, I want money to RELAX - is that ego? Todd Answers: You are not wrong. Money is food, water, and security. The best thing we can do is…

Path to Peace How to Get Out of My Comfort Zone and Be Content?

A healthy amount of fear is good. It prevents us from taking a selfie too close to the edge of a cliff. But when fear goes beyond protecting us from danger, that's when fear becomes dangerous. When it morphs into protecting us from the slightest discomfort, then fear can become our prison. Fear is an insidious monster that can take over our entire lives if we're not careful. It can…

Living your life in fears, failures and regrets

Does anyone here have a crystal ball that sees into the future? Do you have a genie’s lamp with unlimited wishes? And most importantly, do you think having those things would make you happier? Perhaps you’ve seen the Twilight Zone episode of the man who dies and goes to heaven. In heaven, he can have everything he could ever dream of just by thinking it into existence. Over time, the…

Path to Peace Can I Be Enlightened and a Millionaire?

Money. We all need it, we all want more of it, and for most of us, there is no amount of it that will ever be enough. While providing for ourselves and our families is essential and noble, sometimes making money can come at the expense of ourselves, our fellow man, and the planet. So how can we earn money, get on that rat race, but maintain our ethics, continue…

Why Major Corporations Turning to Executive Mindfulness Meditation

From entrepreneurs of startups to CEOs of Fortune 500 companies, successful people have a few things in common.Many of those secret ingredients for success have to do with mindfulness. However, many don't even know what mindfulness is. Hence, the first question is, what is mindfulness?  Mindfulness has to do with aspects of the mind such as: ClarityFocus and concentrationPrioritizationThoughtfulnessIntentionAwareness of yourself and othersAwareness of one’s own mental stateSince executives and entrepreneurs don’t need…

Is Meditation the Key to the Executive Burnout Problem?

When we’re constantly juggling a million tasks, projects and problems in our mind, it can lead to burnout. Our minds become split in too many directions and it is exhausting. This is why we get burned out and why meditation is the key to the executive burnout problem.When we are constantly busy, our lives feel chaotic and stressful. The more stress and responsibilities we have, the more vital it becomes…

6 Ways to Use Mindfulness for Managing Emotions at Work

Sure, mindfulness is easy in meditation, but how can we use mindfulness for managing emotions at work?! I get it. We’ve all been there. The boss isn’t pleased with your work. Or maybe a coworker is trying to pass their work off onto you. Or maybe you just see someone wearing the same outfit as the one you just bought yesterday. Suddenly, our heart rates go up. Muscles tense up.…