Stillness sounds great, in theory, but most of us get uncomfortable with it pretty quickly, immediately mentally or physically filling the void. Thanks to the demands of our families, our work, the little pings on our phones, and culturally-driven desire to achieve and not get left behind, most of us just can’t fathom the indulgent luxury of stillness. And yet, the rewards of seeking silence abound, and perhaps are not so luxurious after all — if you can let go and make stillness a part of your life.
Moving isn’t just about building muscles or improving our cardiovascular health — it can have a tremendously positive impact on our brains too — which is why I’m such a BDNF fan-girl.
The Obituary Test is a tool to help you identify and ground yourself in your purpose — and helps you answer the question, “What is the purpose of life?”
Your purpose is important. We’ve heard and read about it ad nauseam .
But is it anything more than some self-help guru’s shtick?
Whereas managers are programmed to need to feel important, authentic leaders are relentlessly focused on helping their teams accomplish important things.
Is your wired, tired and uninspired mind inhibiting your focus?