Before enlightenment chopping wood, carrying water. After enlightenment, chopping wood, carrying water.

geschrieben von Peter Dilg (13. Juni 2013)

On the way to some level of enlightenment, we must develop mindfulness. With a disciplined practice, mindfulness leads to awareness. With some courage and strength, we turn awareness into a change of attitude, of culture, of focus. As chopping wood and carrying water bring us sore muscles, walking the path towards some level of wisdom […]


It needs a purpose, discipline and consequence to make the practice of mindfulness useful.

geschrieben von Peter Dilg (10. Juni 2013)

In both life leadership coachings and business leadership courses we point out how important it is to develop mindfulness and to create awareness. We also point out that both mindfulness and awareness are not a means in themselves. Mindful about what? Aware about what? It is a bit like with tools: if you have great […]


Mindfulness is a means – not the end

geschrieben von Peter Dilg (9. Juni 2013)

Mindfulness is a great way of becoming aware of the rat race our world is in – and our mind, too. That’s just what minds just seem to do: race. We live in vicious circles of impulse and reaction. Viktor Frankl referred to that initially, others such as Stephen Covey copied the thought: in business […]