Happify defines “Mindfulness” as: The ability to know what is going on in your head at any given time and not to get carried away by it. Do you agree? Personally, I would add “going on in your mind and body…”.
There is always sadness when things change, for better or for worse. How do you navigate through the perpetual change of this world?
Discounting the power of small changes is a surefire way to derail your personal goals or improvements. Have you taken the time to honor your incremental changes?
What if in order to restore balance, peace and happiness you need more outdoor outings? Not more stuff. More money or more material things. Just more nature. Learn with Philip McKnight how to do it!
What can examining our feelings of jealousy reveal to us to help us relate to the external way more compassionately?
Fear when utilized appropriately, is a guide, not a deterrent. Fear is communicating a need for information and preparation. Without becoming friends with my fear I will never become the person I dream about. I will never do what I desire. I won’t live as richly as I’ve imagined.
Practicing mindfulness and sitting meditation has changed, and will continue to change, my life in both subtle and dramatic ways. Simply, it’s given me the covetous power to understand how my thoughts create emotional responses within my body which directly impact my thoughts, words and deeds.
I’ve done the hard work of self-healing. I think it’s made me more self-aware and compassionate. I’ve felt, for a long time, that it was my mission to compel others to do the same.
But it’s not and there are very real consequences to telling someone how to live their life. I didn’t get it until a friend of mine told me she had enough of my “advice”.
I’ve started so many businesses and books and failed each one of them. This time, though, I know I won’t quit. My mindset and understanding of starting something that requires a ton of work, has shifted.