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These are the mental components of well-being. In my methodology, mental is the intellectual layer that reacts and controls thinking so that our emotions, physical, and spirituality can also change. In some ways, this is habit-forming, in other ways its just developing understanding and perspective.

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These are the mental components of well-being. In my methodology, mental is the intellectual layer that reacts and controls thinking so that our emotions, physical, and spirituality can also change. In some ways, this is habit-forming, in other ways its just developing understanding and perspective.

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Learn the Power of Improvisation

March 10, 2020

Learn the Power of Improvisation I took an Improvisation class at Stanford University to learn how to better communicate with friends, family, and colleagues.  I learned a few things: a framework of communication, how to tell a story, and fully be in the moment Overview: Take a framework of how to discuss things into every…

Oprah Winfrey: Be the Highest and Truest Form of Yourself

March 2, 2020
Oprah Winfrey Wellness Tour

Oprah Winfrey: Be the Highest and Truest Form of Yourself Learn what Oprah Winfrey says about her formula for wellness Key Take-Aways: Oprah’s wellness formula is mind + body + spirit. Mind = Emotions, learning and work Body = Nutrition and movement Spirit = purpose and relationships Focus on what your perfect vision for your…

Connecting Authentically with Great Conversations

February 26, 2020

Connecting Authentically with Great Conversations Learn how to connect quickly and have meaningful conversations Do you know how to have engaging conversations that lead to meaningful interactions, even with a stranger?  Hi, I’m Clarence! I’m one of the new contributors to KDAlive. Recently I went to a workshop called the Art of Charm. The AoC is…

How to Give Feedback Like a Buddha

December 18, 2019

How to Give Feedback Like a Buddha Essential ways to give feedback to a friend, colleague, or family member. The Zen Center in San Francisco offers skills-based classes in communication and personal development. I highly recommend these.  Develop confidence through an understanding of giving and receiving feedback through a Buddhist lens. “Learn to take the…

Want to Make a Career Change – Use Zen to Help You

December 12, 2019

Want to Make a Career Change – Use Zen to Help You Follow the plan below to guide you through a career transition. So you need a change, a shift in your career but you don’t know where to start? It’s hard. Stopping what you’ve been doing for years. I went to a class at…

3 Day Vipassana Review in Canada

December 9, 2019

3-Day Vipassana Retreat in Canada Sometimes, one needs a retreat to reset Most Meaningful Experience: Getting back into the process I just finished a 3-day vipassana retreat at a nursing home turned Vipassana center in Youngstown, Canada. My original vipassana post is here. This place is a very modern facility, unusual for a vipassana center,…

10 Things I Learned from the WimHoff Method

June 2, 2019

Top 10 Things I Learned from WimHof Breathe, Cold, and Fasting is the way to reduce stress and stay mindful Know as the “Iceman”, Wim Hof is spreading his methodology of breathing, cold, and focus around the world. Here are 10 things I learned from a weekend retreat. More in depth here. https://kdalive.com/discovering-the-multi-pronged-wellness-approach-of-wim-hof-the-iceman/ 1. Meditation…

Bhutan and Gross National Happiness in Action

May 29, 2019

    Bhutan and Gross National Happiness Learn about how the Bhutanese government measures progress through Gross National Happiness (GNH) The real reason I wanted to go to Bhutan was to investigate the “Land of Happiness” after reading about the government policies that try to maximize this for their people. I thought this was intriguing…

10 things I Learned at the Science of Happiness Retreat

May 7, 2019

Going forward, I’ll be writing more about Well-Being and the intersection of well-being and travel. At the start of May, I spent a long weekend at Multiversity 1440 the Science of Happiness gathering, which was being held in partnership with 1440 Multiversity at UC Berkeley Greater Good Science Center. They have a beautiful college campus…

What I learned at Burning Man + 2 Dope Videos

January 9, 2019

Top 10 things I learned at Burning Man (with 2 Dope Videos) One piece of advice I got before I left for Burning Man was: “You can get what you want out of it, so decide what you want before you go.” But I didn’t really know what I could get out of it until…

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