Susan Siegmund

195 Flips | 6 Magazines | 9 Following | 20 Followers | @susansiegmund | Susan Siegmund is a Mindfulness Advocate, Strategic Coach and Creative Think Partner for women entrepreneurs and leaders who want to flourish and feel soul-satisfied in their work, career and life.

How Literally Anything Can Be an Act of Meditation

Meditation is everywhere. From the news to research and more, everyone is touting the incredible value of meditation. And rightfully so. The practice …

Meditation

There's No WiFi in Nature but You'll Get a Stronger Connection

<b>“The quieter you become the more you can hear.” ~Ram Dass</b><p>We live our lives at such a fast pace. We seem to be working more hours and juggling more …

Mindfulness goes beyond the meditation cushion—it’s a way of life

Since it was published at the end of last year, one of the consistently best-selling books in the UK has been The Ladybird Book of Mindfulness. Part …

5 Easy Ways to Be Mindful Every Day

Do you ever wonder how much time you spend being in the moment? By this, I mean fully engaged in the very thing you are doing, without your mind wandering in the past or future. I first started thinking about mindfulness when I realized that I was hardly ever in the present moment. Whether I was …

How Meditation Can Relieve Your Chronic Lower Back Pain

If you have often have chronic back pain but don’t like taking pain relievers all the time, you have alternatives worth considering, a new study …

10 Easy Ways to Start Being Mindful Today

Over the past 30 years, the practice of mindfulness meditation (mostly a secularized version originating from Jon Kabat-Zinn’s Mindfulness-Based …

Blissfully Better: Powerful Age-Defying Benefits of Yoga, Meditation and Mindfulness

In the hyper-active, turbo-charged, fast-paced world that we live in today, time just simply seems to fly by. Not only are we trying to keep up with work, busy careers and all that's happening in our personal and social lives, but more than anything we're also trying to just simply keep up with …

5 Things You Can Do Today to Keep Stress From Getting You Down

If you're on a hike and a bear comes crashing out of the bushes you better believe that stress is the perfect response. If though, on an on-going basis, you're dealing with a miserable situation like an unhappy relationship, money worries or a crazy, unpredictable boss, you're depleting your mental …

23 Rules For Life That Happy People Follow

The author of Better Than Before: Mastering the Habits of Our Everyday Lives shares her wit, wisdom and research on how to feel happier, even when we've hit a low patch.<p>1. When things get tough: Treat yourself like a toddler. A cranky toddler. A toddler who shouldn't get too hungry, too cold, too …

30 Thoughts To Keep You Positive

We all get upset every now and then and lose hope, think that things will never get better and we probably won’t have the life we’ve always been …

This Neuroscience Researcher Reveals 4 Rituals That Will Make You A Happier Person

Do you want to develop an upward spiral effect? If so, then this content is for you. UCLA neuroscience researcher Alex Korb has some insights that …

Self-improvement

Wellbeing: Time to spring-clean your thinking

Wellbeing: Time to spring-clean your thinking<p>By<p>Do you feel stuck in a rut and afraid to try new things? Success coach Sharron Lowe shows how we can …

Motivation

100+ Motivational Quotes On Dream, Goal And Future

1. You Can Never Cross The Ocean Unless You Have The Courage To Lose Sight Of The Shore.<p>2. If You Want Something You Never Had, You Have To Do …

Motivation

How to Really De-Stress From a Crazy Work Schedule

<i>The Leadership Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely</i> …

5 Tips to Instantly Reduce Your Anxiety

Most people experience anxiety at certain points in their lives. It can occur in a professional or personal environment. The good news is that there …

Nothing to fear: How to find courage when you need it most

Last week, I led a workshop for 20 top female executives from around the world. We worked on the issues that are holding them back at work, as well as the things that are keeping them from enjoying the lives they’ve worked so hard to create. Not surprisingly, there are many structural and cultural …

Harvard neuroscientist: Meditation not only reduces stress, here’s how it changes your brain

Sara Lazar, a neuroscientist at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, was one of the first scientists to take the anecdotal claims about the benefits of meditation and mindfulness and test them in brain scans. What she found surprised her — that meditating can literally change …

Mindfulness

10 Tips to Help Stay Mindful at Work

As more and more people are learning, being mindful of the present moment is key to staying connected to your inner self and maintaining a positive outlook. But staying in the present moment is often easier said than done. Especially when you leave the comfort and control of your home and enter one …

"Just Breathe" by Julie Bayer Salzman & Josh Salzman (Wavecrest Films)

A Step By Step Guide to Practicing Focused Meditation

Many people who turn to meditation for stress relief find focused meditation easier than traditional meditation practices. That is because this …

5 Beginner Meditations To Help You Relax & Sleep Better

I never really understood what meditating was until, one night last year while lying in bed feeling restless and fussy, I paused and took three deep …

Mindfulness Exercises Improve Kids' Math Scores

In adults, mindfulness has been shown to have all kinds of amazing effects throughout the body: it can combat stress, protect your heart, shorten …

Mindfulness

10 Mindsets That Will Radically Improve Your Business

7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Success is something all career-driven individuals desire yet it eludes many people -- at least at the levels desired. Why are some businesspeople successful and others not?<p>It has everything to do with habits, beliefs, passion, …

Self-improvement

Shark Tank's Barbara Corcoran: Real Winners Say 'Hit Me Again'

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Barbara Corcoran has rejected plenty of contestants on ABC’s hit show <i>Shark Tank</i>, but the sassy, whip-smart investor was once rejected from the show herself.<p>When Corcoran was first offered a role on <i>Shark Tank</i>, she signed the …

Entrepreneurship

Looking for a job? Ditch the resume tips and open a marketing book

For many unemployed young people, the job hunt is a dismal pursuit.<p>Books about resume-writing state the importance of “standing out,” but it’s hard …

10 Easy Ways To Free Up A Lot Of Space On Your iPhone

Your iPhone is full of junk you don't need. And a recent class action lawsuit against Apple has brought to light that even if you buy a 16 GB iPhone, you can't actually use all 16 GB of storage.<p>So let's try to make the most of what you have. We have identified 10 simple ways you can manage and …

11 tips to make your video interview run smoothly

You've landed the interview of your dreams. It's for a remote job that pays more than you ever thought you could make working part-time (or maybe …

Why Mindfulness Is The Antidote To Multitasking

Research shows that people who multitask all the time can’t sustain their attention, even when they shut off all their devices. Training yourself in mindfulness might be the answer.<p>“People who multitask all the time can’t filter out irrelevancy,” Stanford researcher Clifford Nass told NPR, noting …

Mindfulness

Meditating Away Pain | Goop

A daily meditation practice is pretty enviable—and a recurring New Year’s Resolution over here at goop. But sitting down and doing it is another deal …

Mindfulness

Set Yourself Up for a Successful Day With 11 Words, 5 Minutes, and a Pen and Paper

Follow these 5 simple steps to set yourself up for a day with less stress and more success (in just 5 minutes each morning).<p>Do you wake up each morning feeling stressed and anxious about the workday ahead of you? Do you feel dread and fear when thinking about what you have to do? If you're like the …

Work Stress