• Researching The Vitality Imperative: A bibliography

    Choice, Community, Contribution

    A list of readings that have inspired or contributed to the understanding of the research within the book The Vitality Imperative.

  • Mindfulness in the military: Practicing presence

    Choice, Presence

    Practicing presence develops our capacity to give our attention rather than have it taken, and cultivating presence produces practical results. A University of Pennsylvania-led study of a high-stress U.S. military group has demonstrated a positive link between mindfulness training, or MT, and improvements in mood and working memory.

  • Get moving!

    Choice, Community, Presence

    Movement restores the connection between mind, emotion, and body. In his book Get Up!, Dr. James Levine says, “Sitting is the new smoking.” Levine maintains that sitting all day is unnatural and to blame for all kinds of ailments. “This is about hard-core productivity. You will make money if your workforce gets up and gets…