The greatest act of courage is to be and to own all of who you are — without apology, without excuses, without masks.
Your Comfort Zone vs. Your Heart’s Desire:
Living in Integrity
What Causes Anxiety? Eileen Fisher and Byron Katie Dive into the Question
The most common way people give up their power…Alice Walker
The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any.
Have the courage to follow your heart and intuition….Steve Jobs
Have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow already know what you truly want to become.
Embodying More Confidence at Work:
3 Things I Learned from Wendy Palmer
I’ve learned that people will forget what you said…Maya Angelou
I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.
Learn How Good Posture Builds Strength & Confidence
Eileen Fisher’s Meditation Practice — and Advice
Rejoicing in ordinary things…Pema Chödrön
Rejoicing in ordinary things is not sentimental or trite. It actually takes guts.
Shifting from Doing to Being:
Mindfulness as a Radical Act
Connecting with Life Purpose:
An Invitation to Begin
Mindfulness isn’t difficult, we just need to remember to do it…Sharon Salzberg
Mindfulness isn’t difficult, we just need to remember to do it.
From Fixing to Connecting:
Insights on Working with Children
Preparing for Important Conversations:
A Go-To Practice for Success
In today’s rush, we all think too much…Eckhart Tolle
In today’s rush, we all think too much—seek too much—want too much—and forget about the joy of just being.
The 9 Essentials for Waking Up Your Brain
Give your brain what it needs to thrive
When we are no longer able to change a situation……Viktor Frankl
When we are no longer able to change a situation, we are challenged to change ourselves.
Mindfulness and the Ups and Downs of Life:
Eileen Fisher and Jon Kabat-Zinn
How We Relate:
The Secret of Health, Happiness — and Leadership
The little things…JKZ
The little things? The little moments? They aren’t little.
The two most important days….Mark Twain
The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why.
Standing Up with Purpose
Eileen Fisher Says "Yes"
Management is doing things right…Peter Drucker
Management is doing things right...
Peter F. Drucker
Dream Big and Rise to the Challenge
Everything that irritates us about others…Carl Jung
Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves
Unlike self-criticism…Kristin Neff
Unlike self-criticism, which asks if you’re good enough, self-compassion asks what’s good for you.
Learning the Body’s Vocabulary
It can help you make better decisions
Getting Curious About the Enneagram System
We each have a personality type ...
When the body knows…— Shobhan Richard Faulds
When the body knows that the mind will be kind, it can relax and let go.
Richard Faulds (Shobhan), longtime meditation and yoga teacher, author
What’s the Secret to Health and Happiness?
Be Kind to Yourself, Scientists Say
My purpose is more about how I show up…Eileen Fisher
My purpose is more about how I show up rather than accomplishing something in particular.
Eileen Fisher, clothing designer and entrepreneur
What Embodiment Means…
and why it matters
You can’t stop the waves….JKZ
You can’t stop the waves, but you can learn to surf.
Jon Kabat-Zinn, mindfulness researcher and pioneer
Body Wisdom & Inspiration
Quotes to Move You
The human body is not an instrument…Thomas Hanna
The human body is not an instrument to be used, but a realm of one’s being to be experienced, explored, and thereby educated.
Thomas Hanna, philosopher and movement therapist
Loosen Up Your Body
It only takes a minute
I believe purpose… Michael J. Fox
I believe purpose is something for which one is responsible; it’s not just divinely assigned.
Michael J. Fox
Inspiration and Practices from Wisdom 2017
Inspired and Enlivened:
Eileen Fisher’s LifeWork Vision
"I want people to walk away feeling different ..."
Eileen on Purpose
How does purpose impact our lives?
This body is a great ocean… Mirabai
This body is a great ocean, concealing reefs and sea-vaults heaped up with jewels.Enter its secret rooms and light your own lamp.
Mirabai, 16th-century Hindu mystic poet
Step Inside Yourself:
Embodied Wisdom with Eileen Fisher
Meditation Is Like Tuning an Instrument
with Jon Kabat-Zinn
What Makes You You?
Exploring the Enneagram system.
There Are Two Ways to Live Your Life…Albert Einstein
There are two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle, the other is as though everything is a miracle.
The biggest change starts with the smallest act.
Why You Should Recycle Everything in Your Closet
4 Clues to Your Life Purpose
The body is anchored…… The Buddha
The body is anchored in the here and now, while the mind travels to the past and future.
Your Shadow’s in Action—at Home and at Work
The body never lies. —Martha Graham
The body never lies.
Martha Graham, American dancer and choreographer
The Problem with Fear
It's part of life. Now what?
If you feel lost or uncertain…… Bebe Miller
If you feel lost or uncertain, stop and inhabit. Then go on.
Bebe Miller, American choreographer
What’s Your Life Purpose?
Finding your true north.
When you talk… —Eileen Fisher
When you talk, you only hear what you know. When you listen, you hear what everyone knows. — Eileen Fisher
Mindfulness and the Body
Can you hear what your body is saying?
Mr. Duffy lived… James Joyce
Mr. Duffy lived a short distance from his body.
Live Your Purpose Right Now
Don't wait. Everything you need, you already have.
Choice, Meaning, and Purpose
A practical framework for navigating transitions.
Opening Up Exercise
A quick technique for improving your relationships.
Success in the Workplace vs. Success in Life
Who says you have to choose?
Business as a Movement:
A Conversation with Eileen Fisher
Changing the world, one garment at a time.
There is in the body a current of energy…… Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj
There is in the body, a current of energy, affection and intelligence, which guides, maintains and energizes the body. Discover that current and stay with it.
Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj, Indian guru of nondualism
She Wears It Well
Eileen Fisher weaves mindfulness and a whole lot more into her life — and into the workplace.
To lose confidence in one’s body… Simone deBeauvoir
To lose confidence in one’s body is to lose confidence in oneself.
Simone de Beauvoir, French writer and intellectual
Fear, Shyness, and Introversion
What's the difference?
As long as you are breathing…Jon Kabat-Zinn
As long as you are breathing, there is more right with you than wrong with you.
Jon Kabat-Zinn, mindfulness researcher and pioneer
Eileen Fisher’s Bold New Path
Conscious Company chats with Eileen Fisher.
Although many of us may think of ourselves……Jill Bolte Taylor
Although many of us may think of ourselves as thinking creatures that feel, biologically we are feeling creatures that think.
Jill Bolte Taylor, neuroanatomist and author My Stroke of Insight
When Mindfulness Meets That Little Black Dress
Paring down may just be a question of perspective.
Success and the New American Dream
Maybe it's time for a refresh.
There is more wisdom in your body… —Nietzsche
There is more wisdom in your body than in your deepest philososphies.
Friedrich Nietzche, German philosopher
What Are You Really Afraid Of?
You have a vision for your life. Then fear steps in.
The fastest way to still the mind… Gabrielle Roth
The fastest way to still the mind is to move the body.
Gabrielle Roth, American dancer, musician, and movement pioneer
20 Seconds to Confidence
This practice immediately puts you into a powerful state of confident ease.
Your body hears everything… Naomi Judd
Your body hears everything your mind says.
Naomi Judd, American singer and songwriter
Body Awareness for Overcoming Challenges
Showing up when things get tough.
If one observes, one will see that the body…… Jiddu Krishnamurti
If one observes, one will see that the body has its own intelligence; it requires a great deal of intelligence to observe the intelligence of the body.
Jiddu Krishnamurti, Indian philosopher, speaker, and writer
Happiness and Purpose in Life
Life can be so much more than going through the motions.
Stepping Into Myself:
An Interview with Eileen Fisher
Eileen Fisher shares her personal journey of getting more comfortable in her body.
If you listen to your body… Cherokee Proverb.
If you listen to your body when it whispers, you won't have to hear it scream.
Adapted from a Cherokee Proverb
I’ve been absolutely terrified… Georgia O’Keeffe
I've been absolutely terrified every moment of my life, and I've never let it keep me from doing a single thing I wanted to do.
Georgia O'Keefe, American artist
Eileen Quality Leadership
When I think of quality leadership, I think about authenticity, vulnerability, and creating an environment where you can really listen to people and where people feel safe to tell the truth.
If you want to find… George Sheehan
If you want to find the answers to the Big Questions about your soul, you’d best begin with the Little Answers about your body.
George Sheehan, American doctor and running guru
The purpose of life… Ralph Waldo Emerson
The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate, to have it make some difference that you have lived and lived well.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Few people, even athletes… Wendy Palmer
Few people, even athletes, allow themselves to listen to the subtle signals our bodies are constantly giving us: slow down, breathe completely, listen to your heart… The truth is we cannot think our way out of things, try as we might.
Think with your whole body… Taisen Deshimaru
Think with your whole body.
Sit Taller…Wendy Palmer
Sit a little straighter. Use your inhale to lighten up. Use your exhale to activate warmth by thinking of something that makes you smile. Expand your personal space to fill the room.