Meanwhile, I also want to relax, but it’s not easy to let go of the of the images and stories happening around the world.
‘Instead of reaping the big rewards that come from sustained, focused effort, we instead reap empty rewards from completing a thousand little sugar-coated tasks.’ Daniel J. Levitin
Most of us would like to be able to move on more quickly from past hurts, to let bygones be bygones.
One of the most common questions people ask when they are first introduced to mindfulness is ‘can I practice mindfulness without having to do a formal practice, such as sitting meditation?’
Focusing on external sights, sounds, and physical body sensations helps to anchor ourselves in the present moment, into ‘the power of now’.