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Research provides evidence that mindfulness practice can transform our lives as individuals, impacting us both personally and professionally. The benefits of mindfulness practice can include:
  • Improved stress management skills
  • Improved cognitive function
  • Increased creativity
  • Improved decision-making
  • Increased focus
  • Improved health
  • Improved wellbeing and life satisfaction
  • Increased resilience
  • And more.
Become a more mindful leader, through the science, the practice and the integration of mindfulness into your work and life.  My c-level executive coaching and training includes this!  I see clients in my Uniondale, NY office, the internet and on site.
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Focus!

When you are feeling unfocused, you may find it difficult to make decisions or hone in on what you hope to achieve. If you can effectively focus on a single topic, no matter how mundane or uncomplicated, you may discover that your concentration improves for more important topics-tasks.  Try concentrating the on a single, simple topic to think through in its entirety. Though it may initially seem that there is little value in choosing what to cook for the evening meal or remembering the details of a special date long past, these straightforward processes of mental exercise help us recapture our ability to concentrate by giving us the confidence to banish distracting stray notions. As we hone our focus in small ways, we unconsciously condition ourselves to effectively fix our attention on those hefty details of life that are vital to our ongoing well-being. The ambiguity defining thoughts will disappear as you turn your attention to topics that are interesting and easy to follow.  Additionally, try “tapping” on the topic in question and see what comes up!

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Mindfulness is defined as paying attention and being fully in the moment.  Multi-tasking cannot be included in this definition, as most people cannot fully focus on more than one thing at a time.  The influence of technology in our fast paced world has often caused the problem of lack of focus on a particular task.  This has translated into the modern workplace, especially those who are not used to the fastest paced technology. Those used to it, mostly millennials, often inadvertently miss important details. In our modern often chaotic world, frustration levels rise quickly, giving way to stress and anger.  Impatience and frustration often go hand-in-hand.  A workplace culture of mindfulness, geared to all generations and cultures can be beneficial to all.

Another tool that is helpful in focusing as well as to reduce stress and anger is EFT (Emotional Freedom Techniques), also known as tapping.  It is recognized in the field of Energy Psychology and has become globally popular.  The physical tapping on meridian points releases cortisol, a stress hormone and sends serotonin – a feel good hormone – to the section of the brain dealing with emotions, the amygdala. Most of us are not born with the recommended amount of serotonin for optimal functioning and it may be found as an ingredient in some anti-depressants.

Here are a few additional tips to help focus in the workplace:

  • Stay on task by not reading emails throughout the day; have two specific times to check and designate some to be addressed at a future time
  • Keep cell phone sound off
  • Take frequent stretch breaks, being “mindful of physical toll of computer and phones.
  • Keep a “worry list” to address late afternoon each day for ten minutes.

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Mindfulness is defined as paying attention and being fully in the moment.  Multi-tasking cannot be included in this definition, as most people cannot fully focus on more than one thing at a time.  The influence of technology in our fast paced world has often caused the problem of lack of focus on a particular task.  This has translated into the modern workplace, especially those who are not used to the fastest paced technology. Those used to it, mostly millennials, often inadvertently miss important details. In our modern often chaotic world, frustration levels rise quickly, giving way to stress and anger.  Impatience and frustration often go hand-in-hand.  A workplace culture of mindfulness, geared to all generations and cultures can be beneficial to all.

Another tool that is helpful in focusing as well as to reduce stress and anger is EFT (Emotional Freedom Techniques), also known as tapping.  It is recognized in the field of Energy Psychology and has become globally popular.  The physical tapping on meridian points releases cortisol, a stress hormone and sends serotonin – a feel good hormone – to the section of the brain dealing with emotions, the amygdala. Most of us are not born with the recommended amount of serotonin for optimal functioning and it may be found as an ingredient in some anti-depressants.

Teaching the tenets of mindfulness  and tapping  to enhance focus and reduce stress and anger are indeed indicated in our modern day workplace.  Mindful meditation and simple relaxation techniques are helpful in creating a mindfulness practice, so practice sessions for this and EFTtapping may be implemented so that these tools will succeed in increasing focus and reducing stress and anger in the workplace.

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At your core is a reservoir of very positive energy, a world of quiet and stillness, and innate qualities of goodness, peace and love. This is your true inner self.  Through this time of global turmoil, it is helpful to retreat into your inner sanctuary several times a day when possible or at least once daily.   We can’t always go to the ocean or a forest, but can always go to the oasis of peace inside of ourselves. This creates well being, and lets go of a sense of overwhelm and helplessness that many are feeling.  Instead, you can feel calm, focused and empowered.  When any situations come, just go deep into your inner sanctuary, your reservoir of quiet and stillness  – an oasis of peace.  No matter how you feel, you can change simply by shifting into inner focus.

Notice that thoughts are slowing down as you move deeper into quietness and stillness in the guided meditation below.  Nothing to fear.  No worries.  Let thoughts just dissolve into space, as you move deeper and deeper into your inner being of quietness, stillness, peace.  This is your inner sanctuary.  

So…now get comfortable in your chair or lying down. Relax your body while staying alert.  Take a deep breath in through nose, belly expanding before chest. Exhale nose or mouth, belly deflating last.  Take another long slow deep breath,  paying attention to this feeling for a few moments.  When thoughts pop up, just gently bring the mind back to the breath, letting the thoughts go. Picture them just floating away on a cloud or down a stream.  If it is an important thought, just gently tell yourself to put it aside for now and that you’ll give it full attention after meditation. 

Release any tension in your body,  envisioning each part of your body, one at a time, starting with toes, and first tighten and tense, and then relax and let go of each muscle, all the up to your jaw and eyes. Take a deep breath and let out a loud sigh. 

And now relax your mind and let go of tense feelings and worry, beginning to feel light and calm. Envision a beautiful healing white light of positive energy entering your whole body as you breathe in, and the darkness of any tension, irritation, disappointment, or any negativity, being blown out and disappearing as you exhale.  Let everything of the day, the past, the future, just go.  When thoughts come, acknowledge them, and then watch them float by, and come back to your breath and to relaxing your body.  Breathe in relaxation – breathe out tension…letting all stress just slip away.

 Now, very slowly, prepare to return back to the awareness of your body, the chair you’re sitting on, the room. You feel very calm – relaxed and filled with peace.  Cherish and hold on to this feeling throughout the day.  

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Focus is one of the keys to success and necessary to be on your game.

Many people find it hard to focus, but it is a skill you can develop.  Do you know you can rewire negative patterns?? Try these suggestions for improving your focus:

  • Stop multitasking.  Research shows that dividing attention across multiple activities is taxing on the brain, and can often come at the expense of real productivity.  There is a small percentage of “supertaskers” out there, probably not you.
  • Train your brain. .   Invest time in mastering attention training or meditation — both are great ways to practice taming distractions and improving focus.  Any skill worth having requires practice; time well spent.
  • Screen out distractions. Start by turning off the TV, putting down your phone and logging out of email.
  • Invest in Your Peak Time  .  When is your energy at it’s peak?  Plan your work for those times and use your less energetic times for leisure or a nap.
  •  Create off site storage for mental notes and unfinished business. Too many mental notes make for a cluttered mind.. Put whatever’s on your mind on paper or capture it digitally.
  • Revisit prioritizing and SMART Goals: Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Realistic and Timely.  It’s your game!  Give yourself permission to change your mind and prioritize differently- in life and in business.
  • “Start with the end in mind. ” ― Stephen R. Covey, Seven Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change
  • Visualize positive outcomes in your meditative time.
  • Learn EFT to help create new habits, increase focus, clarity and be on your game!
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Eileen’s Related Blogs:

https://balanceandpowerblog.com/2010/08/23/how-to-prioritize-to-reach-your-goals/

https://balanceandpowerblog.com/2011/01/07/7-goal-setting-success-strategies/

https://balanceandpowerblog.com/2013/05/12/workplace-stress-reductionmanagement-for-increased-productivity-focus-and-creativity-a-live-webcast-515-11am-et

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Online Video Conference:
Gain Clarity & Confidence with EFT: Conquer Procrastination, Phobias and Fear of Public Speaking with Eileen Lichtenstein

When: Monday, February 11th, 2013
Time: 2:30 pm EST
Cost: $20.00

Emotional Freedom Technique – amazing Energy Meridian Tapping Techniques combined with Intuitive Language and Peak Performance Coaching – Can Help Eradicate – Relieve Physical and Emotional Negative Symptoms, Cravings and Fear!

Emotional Freedom Technique also known at EFT/meridian tapping is the talk of the day. This amazing modality is based on the body’s energies and a simple statement that the cause of all negative emotions is a disruption in the energy system.

In this unique Online Video Conference I will take you trough a few general rounds of tapping to reverse procrastination, which is always fear based. Have your procrastination issue ready to overcome and take action with!

As you may know and most of the medical industry is now discovering, when we have physical problems they are almost always connected with our emotions. Emotional Freedom Technique comes to the rescue and is showing astounding results; in some cases after one or two sessions. EFT reverses cravings and releases fear/phobias as well as relieving physical symptoms associated with stress and anger. The system I use is based on the teachings of Gary Craig.

Here is a PDF diagram of tapping points: Download Eileen’s EFT One Sheet Here and I also have EFT client success stories documented here.

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