Have some kindness and compassion for yourself—give yourself permission to let go of trying to solve or change the impossible.
It’s good to practise mindfulness when you’re active as well as when you’re sitting or lying down.
“Through our senses – the ability to touch, see, smell, taste and hear – we gain an appreciation of what it means to be human...”
Instead of allowing your mind to be two steps ahead of you all the time, stop and focus on what you’re doing right now—and slow down.
Try this meditation to see if your mind can rest in your body in the same way that your body rests on the ground...
“Whenever something good happens to you, take the time to really enjoy the moment consciously.” Abhinabha Tangerman
“The most precious gift we can give others is our presence. When mindfulness embraces those we love, they will bloom like flowers.”
Set aside a short period every day during which you promise not to solve a single problem in your life!
When you notice your mind wandering, remember that this is your golden opportunity to build your mindfulness muscle!