“When you realize nothing is lacking, the whole world belongs to you.” ~Lao Tzu
“Wherever you are, commit to being there, completely. Life will take care of the rest.” — Alfred James, Pocket Mindfulness blog
“Mindfulness is the aware, balanced acceptance of the present experience. It isn’t more complicated than that. It is opening to or receiving the present moment, pleasant or unpleasant, just as it is, without either clinging to it or rejecting it.”–– Sylvia Boorstein
“The only way to live is by accepting each minute as an unrepeatable miracle.” – Tara Brach
“Feelings come and go like clouds in a windy sky. Conscious breathing is my anchor.” – Thich Nhat Hanh
“Mindfulness isn’t difficult, we just need to remember to do it.” – Sharon Salzberg
It’s January 1st! Are you Ready to put aside your to-do lists, resolutions, goals and dreams and try a little mindfulness? We’re starting the New Year differently than we have in the past. Hang on, and lets celebrate during January by tuning in, being mindful and living in the moment. Here we go!
“Instead of thinking of food as the enemy, allow yourself to enjoy the process of planning and preparing meals or going out to lunch with a friend. Stay in the present moment and understand that the purpose of food is nourishment.” – Susan Albers