“According to recent research, we spend up to 50 percent of our time caught up in our thoughts; a proven contributing factor to our unhappiness. Instead of drifting through our lives in a daze, consumed by thoughts of what could have been or planning those things which our out of our control in the first place, mindfulness allows us to engage with the here and now and approach our lives with greater clarity and peace of mind.”
Here are some great suggestions on how to mindful, doing five everyday tasks….
One of the best essays on taking a look at the health of your mind, I’ve read in a while.
“We run and run in search of contentment, Pascal wrote in his “Pensées,” and so ensure we’ll never be settled or content. We mindlessly race away from the one place where happiness is to be found.”
My favorite word for 2015 (and beyond)…pause. It’s a beautiful way to take a moment and be present.
Dance with me
in the infinite pause
before the next great inhale
that is breathing us all into being
– Oriah Mountain Dreamer, The Dance