Join John Ullmen for an in-depth discussion in this video Letting Go, part of Mindfulness.
- One day, when I was a beginner in Jujitsu,…I was grappling on the mat with an experienced counterpart.…He coiled his legs around my head…and neck in a confusing way.…I quickly grabbed his leg, but hard as I tried,…I couldn't loosen the hold and escape.…Soon I tapped out.…That's what you do when you've had enough,…you tap the person a couple times and they release the hold.…He was laughing and I said, "Yeah, you got me."…He said, "No, you got you."…That's why he was laughing, the way I was holding his ankle…was tightening the hold instead of loosening it.…
He said, "Congratulations, you invented a new move."…In all his years, he'd never seen…anyone hold himself into submission.…It wasn't much of an accomplishment,…and as time went on I realized it wasn't a new move either.…It's been around a long time.…Often, we hold on when we should let go.…It's especially challenging when we don't realize,…like me on the Jujitsu mat, that we…ourselves are doing the holding.…Here's a quick thought, question.…What are the top things that you would…
UCLA professor and executive coach John Ullmen, PhD, explains the fundamentals of mindfulness and provides step-by-step methods that anyone can use. Every technique is confirmed by research and validated in practice to give you results for dealing with stress, anxiety, fear, worry, and self-doubt, and for increasing confidence, peak performance, and connection with others.
- The fundamentals of mindfulness and practicing mindful meditation
- Dealing with unwelcome experiences, such as stress, fear, and self-doubt
- Strengthening your connection with others
- Mindfulness for peak performance
- Practicing mindful leadership