Curiosity, Openness, and Acceptance.

What recent travel taught me about the non-judging awareness aspect of mindfulness.

Jan 07
Curiosity, Openness, and Acceptance. Cosima Laube

In Germany we say "between the years" if we want to refer to the time between Christmas and New Years Eve. In this time I travelled for 5 days to Leipzig in Eastern Germany to attend the 34th Chaos Communication Congress (34c3 in short).

One of the principles at the Congress is that All creatures a

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Dogfooding with powerful questions

An experiment of using powerful questions for self-coaching

Nov 28
Dogfooding with powerful questions Cosima Laube

Over the last months I stumbled across powerful questions for agile teams multiple times. Powerful questions help with emerging change, they are open for the client's mental models and they literally invite to introspection and new perspectives. There is a great overview and a resource list compiled…

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Bringing a young dog to a fitness studio?

How it is like to do strength training mindfully

Sep 01
Bringing a young dog to a fitness studio? Cosima Laube

Recently I got in contact with Patrick Sauerwein and it turned out that we share Meditation experience. Exchanging with him on that boosted me with such energy that I decided to invest in an experiment: doing mindfulness practises more regularly again. To be even more precise: I will practise mindfu…

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Meeting old men

Two observations that old beliefs slowly got obsolete

Aug 28
Meeting old men Cosima Laube

Today I was running in the woods. I stopped by at my favorite spot which is a small lake. Usually it is calm and quite there - and I am the only person. Today there was an old man with his two dogs. The dogs were enjoying a bath in the lake. No quietness!

I felt a bit puzzled but... I stopped anyw…

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Mindful Leadership

Start harvesting the insights from my bachelor's thesis...

Jul 21
Mindful Leadership Cosima Laube

It's been some time I wrote about handing in my thesis and I promised to blog about it, right? Now that this topic is "done-done", feedback from university supervisor as well as grading is there, I can finally do so. Yay!

The thesis' topic was to create a systematic literature review on the broad ar…

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