Big Toe in the Water
When I was 12 years old, my teacher ushered our 7th grade class into the school auditorium for a Fall Concert Choir program. I will never forget sitting there on that hard, wooden chair listening to a choir for the very first time and thinking to myself, “I have to be up there!” A few […]
The heaviest burdens that we carry are the thoughts in our head. Have you ever found yourself waking up in the morning and your mind is racing before you even check to see what time it is? Maybe it’s a worry, quickly followed by a to-do list? Or excitement for a special day–perhaps a graduation […]
To steal a line from Bette Davis, “Fasten your seatbelts; it’s going to be a bumpy night.” We all know the sound that a rollercoaster makes as it slowly climbs up that steep incline. Click…click…click… Somehow, this is what the last year has felt like to me. Until last winter, we had never experienced a global pandemic […]
Can you feel the change in the air? Maybe you met a dear colleague for lunch for the first time in over a year. Maybe you saw a relative without needing to wear a mask. Maybe you actually hugged someone without a twinge of fear! Slowly, restrictions are being lifted. But is life returning to […]
Right now, I feel a bit stuck. Are you feeling that at all, or is it just me? Are you waiting for news on how your company is going to move forward, or waiting to see if your child’s summer camp will open this year? Maybe you’re trying to schedule a vacation for the first […]
Last night I watched It’s a Wonderful Life for the first time this year. I was at the part when George Bailey breaks down and says he wishes he were never born. It was at this moment that I began to hear loud sirens in front of my home. What is going on outside? I […]
When Joe was assigned to me as a patient I was initially going to refuse, because I was scared to death. Joe, a talented auto mechanic, had been working under his car fixing his radiator. He was very familiar with this job, with this car, and with what needed to be done. He knew if […]
Thanks for looking up and smiling just now… What do you notice around your workspace? What do you notice: the tops or sides of people’s heads? Everyone looking straight ahead or down (even in elevators)? Likely you are making very little eye contact. I visit many different companies when teaching Mindfulness in the workplace. It […]
This is a joint piece written by Bill Morrow, prior VP of Sales & ECS Managing Partner, and Harriet Stein, a leader in the field of Mindfulness & President of Big Toe in the Water. “Sales is about people. The more we are able to be in the moment, pay full attention to what’s happening […]
Harriet Stein brings Mindfulness Programs to organizations of all sizes to transform employee productivity, engagement, and satisfaction.
Mindfulness is now being incorporated by organizations to lower healthcare costs, support employees in staying focused which improves their performance, and reduce levels of stress.