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George Mumford coaches athletes on mindfulness

What do Michael Jordan, Shaquille O’Neal, and Kobe Bryant have in common besides their fistfulls of championship rings? They’ve all studied meditation with George Mumford, featured left. Kobe Bryant says of Mumford; “George helped me understand the art of mindfulness. To be neither distracted or focused, rigid or flexible, passive or aggressive. I learned just to be.” It turns out mindfulness is an asset even to those who rely most heavily on brawn. At what times of day are you least expected to practice mindfulness, and what would happen if you did?