How can successful women flourish when they're caught in a never-ending battle of seemingly conflicting interests: ambitions to pursue demandin careers, dedication to home and family, desire for intellectual self-improvement, and yearning for fulfillment of emotional and spiritual needs?
Alka Dhillon presents today's women with a unique program t integrate the disparate aspects of their lives into a harmonious whole. TheOM Factor: A Woman's Spiritual Guide to Leadership provides seve essential tools and seven key character traits to cultivate for personal succes and well-being.
Women who develop their OM Factor benefit from engaging both immediate and long-term fixes to deal with stress and imbalance. The author describes seven "plug-and-play" tools designed to quickly deliver effective results in emotionally challenging situations. Recommendations for applying the tools are followed by ways to cultivate seven important traits to achieve a spiritual evolution. Each trait is accompanied by a corresponding yoga pose, including photographs and instructions, lending the reader a dynamic manifestation of the trait's essence.
Alka Dhillon brings her years of success as a CEO and entrepreneur to help you discover your own roadmap to equilibrium. The OM Factor will help you to achieve internal fulfillment and engender your external success.
|Publisher:||Seven Ways Press|
|Edition description:||2nd ed.|
|Product dimensions:||6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.47(d)|
About the Author
Alka Dhillon is the founder and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Technalink Inc., one of the fastest growing technology companies in the Washington Metropolitan area. Technalink has provided information technology (IT) services and management consulting solutions to both government and commercial clients for 15 years. Ms. Dhillon has over 19 years’ experience in the information technology and management consulting industry.
In addition to her responsibilities as CEO of Technalink, Ms. Dhillon uses her passion for technology as platform to give back. She is committed to empowering youth to explore entrepreneurship and careers in science and technology. Ms. Dhillon is passionate about science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) and is a keynote speaker for the Girls in Technology organization (GIT) on the subject of Entrepreneurship and STEM to inspire more girls to pursue STEM related careers. Ms. Dhillon is actively involved in the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE) and serves as a board member.
Ms. Dhillon has been honored with numerous awards not only for her professional achievements, but also for her commitment to serving her community. Her accolades include receiving the 2012 BRAVA! Women Business Achievement Award presented by SmartCEO, the Top 100 Women Leaders in STEM, the 2013 Locally Grown honor by Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE) and the Abe Veneable Legacy Award for Lifetime Achievement presented by the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Minority Business Agency (MBDA).
Ms. Dhillon holds B.A. degrees in Economics and Spanish from the University of Virginia.
Table of Contents
Part I: Understanding The OM Factor
Youthful Entrepreneurism and a Family Tragedy
The Meaning of The OM Factor
Nurturing Your OM Factor
What is Meditation and How Do You Do It?
What Are Mantras and Affirmations?
Implementing These Instruments in Daily Life
The Practice of Yoga
Part II: OM Factor Rx: 7 Tools to Help in the Moment
Tool 1 - When You Feel Overwhelmed
What Is Stress?
Eleven Ways Stress Affects Your Body and Your Mind 29 Rx to Heal Feelings of Being Overwhelmed
Tool 2 - When You Feel Inadequate
Lessons from a Horse
Rx to Heal Feelings of Inadequacy
Tool 3 - When You Feel Anxious
Where Your Mind Goes, Energy Flows
How Our Perception of Past Events Affects Future Anxiety 54 Rx to Heal Feelings of Anxiety
Tool 4 - When You Feel Indecisive
Taking to the Waters
Rx to Heal Feelings of Indecisiveness
Tool 5 - When You F eel Resentment or Anger The Technique of Holographic Memory Resolution
RX to Heal Feelings of Anger and Resentment
Tool 6 - When You Feel Taken Advantage Of
Communicating with Others in a Healthy Manner
Rx to Heal Feelings of Being Taken Advantage Of
Tool 7 - When You Feel Disrespected
Creating a Shield of Armor from Within
Rx to Heal Feelings of Disrespect
Part III: Building Your OM Factor for Life: 7 Traits to Cultivate for Extraordinary Results
Trait 1 - Be Present
Awareness, Mindfulness, and Intuition 119 Cultivating the Art of Being Present
Breathing Exercise: Alternate Nostril Breathing
Trait 2 - Be Open to Serendipity
Fixed Mindset versus Growth Mindset
Cultivating the Art of Being Open to Serendipity
Yoga Poses: Seated Chest Lift and Seated Forward Bend
Yoga Pose: Eagle Pose
Trait 3 - Change Your Perception, Change Your Reality
Cultivating the Art of Altering Our Perceptions to Change Our Reality
Yoga Pose: Warrior 2
Trait 4 - Digest Your Thoughts Creatively
Epigenetics and Our Subconscious Mind
Cultivating the Art of Digesting Our Thoughts Creatively
Yoga Pose: Tree Pose
Trait 5 - Be Humble
Cultivating the Art of Being Humble
Yoga Pose: Child’s Pose
Trait 6 - Give Freely and Be Grateful 179 Cultivating the Art of Giving Freely and Expressing Gratitude
Yoga Pose: Offering or Honor
Trait 7 - Connect With Others Authentically 189 Cultivating the Art of Connecting with Others Authentically
Technique: EFT (Emotional Freedom Technique)