Balanced Living & Productivity Expert Susan Sly Discusses How Mindfulness Improves Productivity
Best-selling author, time management expert, and work life balance specialist, speaker, and performance coach Susan Sly publishes new article about the benefits of mindfulness.
Scottsdale, AZ. — June 15, 2017— Best-selling author, speaker, and entrepreneur Susan Sly recently published a new article, “Why Practice Mindfulness? (Hint: It May Be THE SECRET to Being More Organized, More Productive, and Happier.)”
As Susan concedes, “mindfulness” often seems like just another buzzword being tossed around today. Especially since there is no shortage of self-help “gurus” espousing its benefits. So much so, that it’s often tempting just to write the practice of mindfulness as “just another fad.”
Susan examines this question – whether there are real practical benefits of mindfulness – throughout the rest of the piece.
She also explains that mindfulness is a close cousin of “intention” and the result it can have on your life (especially your productivity and ability to achieve your goals) is very similar. She says, “In recent years, the [even] bigger buzzword was ‘intention’—and its close cousin, ‘attention.’ There has been no shortage of self-help teachers and practitioners talking about the power of intention and benefits of attention. As in – set your intention wisely because what you give your attention to, is what manifests itself in your life.”
The difference, Susan elaborates, is the way “mindfulness” incorporates intention and attention. While intention is setting your focus on what you want to achieve, mindfulness is using purposeful and non-judgmental attention to achieve them faster and quicker.
Susan also answers the question, “Why should you practice mindfulness?” Specific examples she gives include it being good for the body and immune system, its benefit as a stress and anxiety-reduction technique, and positive long-term effects on the brain.
Also, specific to mindfulness, Susan shares, is that it’s a very simple concept to practice and master. Those who wish to adopt the idea of mindfulness also don’t need a lot of special training, information, or knowledge to do so. This makes it easily accessible as a practical theory, to nearly everyone.
Susan closes the piece with a question and a challenge that really leaves the reader thinking and with a very valuable takeaway.
The full article can be found here: http://susansly.com/why-practice-mindfulness-hint-it-may-be-the-secret-to-being-more-organized-more-productive-and-happier/
About Susan Sly
Susan Sly is a best-selling author, speaker, trainer and entrepreneur. She has appeared on CNN, CNBC, Fox, Lifetime Television, The CBN, The Morning Show in Australia and been quoted in Forbes Magazine Online.
Additionally, Susan is the author of 7 books. Her book project with NY Times Best Selling Author, Jack Canfield, made six Amazon Best Selling lists.
She has completed the Boston Marathon 6X and placed Top 10 in the Pro Division of the Ironman Triathlon in Malaysia.
Susan is passionate about philanthropy. As such, she has dedicated a significant amount of time and money working to liberate girls from trafficking. Furthermore, she invests in education to support women and girls who have survived trauma and abuse both domestically and overseas.
Susan is the mother of five children and resides with her husband in Scottsdale, Arizona.
Find out more about Susan at www.susansly.com
Susan truly believes we can have it all.