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Building Mindful Brands
Innovation has become the watchword for success in today’s economy and two young, dynamic Americans are helping to reimagine commerce. Mindful interviews Danae Ringelmann of Indiegogo and Matthew Stinchcomb of Etsy to find out who they are and why they believe mindfulness is a key element in their business models.
Sidebar: 6 Things Every Woman in Business Needs to Know to Succeed—by Danae Ringelmann
Fitting Meditation into Your Life
We lead really busy lives and it can be difficult to find time to fit in our practice. Here are suggestions about how to find a good instructor, choose a meditation program, share in community practice, and find ways to incorporate meditation into your day-to-day life.
Sidebar: The Meditation Diet
The Doctor is Not Well
Disillusioned and disengaged, doctors today are more likely to commit errors and leave the profession. They suffer high rates of depression, substance abuse, and suicide. Their patients suffer a poorer quality of health care too. Mona Gable explores why doctors are so unhappy and what some of them are trying to do about it.
The busier you are, the more you have to step away from busy-ness, to see what’s truly important in life. It’s the open spaces—the moments when you lose yourself says Pico Iyer—that help you to find contentment, joy, and peace of mind.