Years as ago, I worked as a professor in the psychology department of a Canadian University. The morale was poor amongst the faculty. Except for the actual teaching, I didn’t feel...
August 13, 2013 by Dr. Neill Neill Posted in MINDFUL LIVING | Comments Off on Disengagement is Fundamental to Engagement
The challenge for this issue of Synergy was a personal one, because it forced me to drill down deep enough to identify the essence of what is important to me and how I manifest it in...
April 10, 2013 by Dr. Neill Neill Under core values, grace, neill neill Posted in PONDERING | Comments Off on Grace: Drilling Down to Core Values
Twelve days before Christmas I sat with a friend looking out into the bustling throng in a big department store. Some were cheerful; others were sombre as they went about their shopping....
January 15, 2013 by Dr. Neill Neill Under Dr. Neill Neill Posted in PONDERING | 1 Comment »
A number of years ago I was driving through rush-hour Toronto traffic—eight lanes in each direction. The traffic was heavy and fast. I was making good time until I got blocked behind...
December 10, 2012 by Dr. Neill Neill Under change, Dr. Neill Neill, mind, opinion, reality Posted in PONDERING | Comments Off on Change Your Mind And Change Your Reality
I hiked one day with a woman I’ll call Laura. She shared with me that she had just lost her husband. She said that for a number of years he had been obsessed with avoiding all foods...
September 12, 2012 by Dr. Neill Neill Under attention, Dr. Neill Neill, field, focus, manifest, morphic Posted in PONDERING | Comments Off on Be Careful Where You Focus Your Attention
I congratulate you! Not because you are in a rut, but because you know you are. Knowing you’re in a rut is the normal prelude to self reinvention. Many get stuck in a rut without...
January 24, 2012 by Dr. Neill Neill Under change, neill neill, rut, stuck Posted in PONDERING | Comments Off on Are You Stuck in a Rut?
How many times have you heard someone say, “He was at home with us, but he wasn’t present?” It happens a lot and it’s a major factor in relationships coming apart. If you are...
November 25, 2011 by Dr. Neill Neill Under neill neill, presence Posted in PONDERING | Comments Off on Life Lessons in Presence
I am not a farmer, although I grew up among farmers and worked on farms in my childhood and youth in Ontario. At harvest time, my mind inevitably turns to ‘cycles.’ Life is full...
September 26, 2011 by Dr. Neill Neill Under cycles, harvest, life, neill neill Posted in PONDERING | Comments Off on Harvest—Closing Life’s Cycles
Our family was very poor. I was the oldest of four boys and my parents rented a house for $15 a month. It had electricity, but we didn’t have a refrigerator. We all used the outhouse...
July 14, 2011 by Dr. Neill Neill Under gift, handicap, neill neill Posted in PONDERING | Comments Off on A Handicap or a Gift?
Three decades ago, my life was humming along in a predictable way. The children were growing up with only two left at home. I had given up alcohol. Both my wife and I had good jobs...
May 4, 2011 by Dr. Neill Neill Under neill neill Posted in PONDERING | Comments Off on It Felt Like The End Of The World
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