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What I Learned from the Monks About Mindfulness and Compassion

Guided Mindfulness Meditation with monks at Dreamforce conference in SF - photo © Love to Eat and Travel

Guided Mindfulness Meditation with monks at Dreamforce conference in SF – photo © Love to Eat and Travel

What an amazing gift Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff gave to attendees of Dreamforce at this year’s annual tech conference in San Francisco, CA. He personally invited 24 monks and nuns from Plum Village Monastery in the Dordogne region of southern France, founded by Zen Buddhist master Thich Nhat Hahn, to teach daily mindfulness walking and sitting meditations. Only in California!

Like Marc, I truly believe in the benefits of mindfulness and meditation. I’m always looking for ways to deepen my meditation practice and learn more. So what did I learn from the monks?

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10 Simple Tips to Maintain a Healthy Work-Life Balance

 

View along Foster City, CA lagoon - © LoveToEatAndTravel.com

View along Foster City, CA lagoon – © LoveToEatAndTravel.com

“Success is getting what you want. Happiness is wanting what you get.” – Dale Carnegie

Juggling career and family in today’s 24/7 world has never been more challenging. Check out these 10 simple tips that you can do today (and every day) to significantly reduce your stress levels and maintain a healthy work-life balance.

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