Don’t just do something, sit there

stop“We do so much, we run so quickly, the situation is difficult, and many people say, “Don’t just sit there, do something.” But doing more things may make the situation worse. So you should say, “Don’t just do something, sit there.” Sit there, stop, be yourself first, and begin from there.” ― Thích Nhất Hạnh, Being Peace

Why Not Try and See Positive Things?

“People deal too much with the negative, with what is wrong. Why not try and see positive things, to just touch those things and make them bloom?”           —–Thich Nhat   Hanh

Letting go…

“Letting go gives us freedom, and freedom is the only condition for happiness. If, in our heart, we still cling to anything – anger, anxiety, or possessions – we cannot be free.”  ― Thich Nhat Hanh, The Heart of the Buddha’s Teaching: Transforming Suffering into Peace, Joy, and Liberation

10 Mindful Movements with Thich Nhat Hanh

This series of 10 mindful movements is a gentle and mindful way to start the day.  The movements get progressively more difficult so don’t get all bent out of shape if you can’t do them all perfectly at first.  This is about not meant to be an intense physical workout.  It is about mindfulness, staying inContinue reading “10 Mindful Movements with Thich Nhat Hanh”