If you don’t make choices in life, what do you get?
This is what I love about mindfulness, clear intentions, and staying in alignment even during times of challenge. At 88 years young, Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh, was hospitalized having suffered from a brain hemorrhage. When I clicked on the link to read the update on his condition, I did not expect the opening phrase to cause…
Just like an athlete who experiences muscle soreness and fatigue when training first begins, living more consciously is a muscle that takes time to develop.
From the outside, it may appear that living life with one’s head buried deep in the sand of unconscious thinking is an easier path. But there are costs involved and the price to be paid is high. Responsible living requires an investment, but the outcome is a life lived on purpose with greater ease and peace.
What is it you want your September to be about? When we were in school, Labor Day marked the beginning of a new year, a new teacher and a clean slate. Now, as an adult, especially living in California where the seasons blend one into another, August seems to slide seamlessly into the fall and I often overlook the opportunity to clean the slate, anticipate the new and stock up on more fresh, lined paper. What do you want to create in the next 30 days?