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“Your Mind Is Trainable” Interview with Laurie J. Cameron, Thrive Global

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Read the full article by Yitzi Weiner on Thrive Global by clicking here.

I had the pleasure of interviewing Laurie J. Cameron, the founder and CEO of PurposeBlue, a guest professor of Mindful Leadership at the University of Maryland’s Smith School of Business, and a National Geographic author of The Mindful Day: Practical Ways to Find Focus, Calm and Joy from Morning to Evening.

You can take your mind to the gym every day to help strengthen the parts of your brain that allow you to focus, get things done, down-regulate difficult emotions, and access empathy for working with challenging people…

Thank you so much for doing this with us! What is your “backstory”?

Since I was in college, I have been dedicated to the field of human flourishing and thriving organizational cultures. I love the science behind understanding what makes us excel and what gets in the way. A big part of my life is my mindfulness journey- I have trained in mindfulness with the Zen master and peace activist Thich Nhat Hanh at his monasteries in France and the US for over twenty years. He teaches how to integrate mindfulness practices into daily life — to not waste the life we have — but to optimize it. I see mindfulness as a superpower in this uncertain, complex and distracted modern world and my mission is to share it widely. I do so with teaching business leaders, writing and speaking- all ways to translate... read the full article by Yitzi Weiner on Thrive Global

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