Author page: Tom Faddegon

The Mental Game: 5 Ways Meditation Gives Athletes a Competitive Edge

The Mental Game: 5 Ways Meditation Gives Athletes a Competitive Edge

Some of the world’s top athletes are frequent meditators: Olympian and professional tennis player Novak Djokovic practices 15 minutes of mindful meditation a day, and other practitioners include A-list competitors like Lebron James, Cristiano Ronaldo, Misty May, Tom Brady, and Derek Jeter. So what exactly does meditation do that makes it so popular among elite competitors? While the physical challenges…

Holding on to Wisdom: 8 Tips For Boosting Your Spiritual Memory

Holding on to Wisdom: 8 Tips For Boosting Your Spiritual Memory

Distraction is one of the defining themes of our time. Between text messages, intrusive ads, emails, pop-ups, and push notifications, our attention is a highly valued commodity being sought by friends, family, and corporations alike. Our attempt to juggle and multitask between the many things competing for our attention often means that tasks take longer to complete, and the quality…

4 Reasons to Make That Midlife Career Change

4 Reasons to Make That Midlife Career Change

Our culture idolizes success at an early age. Between stories of young entrepreneurs and tech whiz-kids becoming self-made millionaires at 23, it’s easy to feel as though you’ve missed your window to pursue your passion. But contrary to the obsession we have with the achievements of young people, there’s no reason to give up on your passion just because you…

Staying Mindful in Difficult Times

Staying Mindful in Difficult Times

In times of uncertainty and worry, we can often become even more disconnected from our Higher Selves. Our deepest wisdom and joy can be buried underneath a desire for the latest developments, and while it is our responsibility to ourselves, our families, and our neighbors to stay informed and safe, constant preoccupation with events beyond our control corrodes spiritual connection and dampens…