Mindful Quote of the Day # 36-January 15,2017

“Mindfulness meditation doesn’t change life. Life remains as fragile and unpredictable as ever. Meditation changes the heart’s capacity to accept life as it is. It teaches the heart to be more accommodating, not by beating it into submission, but by making it clear that accommodation is a gratifying choice.” ― Sylvia Boorstein, Don’t Just Do…

Mindful Quote of the Day # 34-January 13,2017

Mindful Quote of the Day # 34-January 13,2017 “Learn to say no to demands, requests, invitations, and activities that leave you with no time for yourself. Until I learned to say no, and mean it, I was always overloaded by stress. You may feel guilty and selfish at first for guarding your down- time, but…

Mindful Quote of the Day # 31

Mindful Quote of the Day # 31-January 10,2017 “Mindfulness, also called wise attention, helps us see what we’re adding to our experiences, not only during meditation sessions but also elsewhere.” ― Sharon Salzberg, Real Happiness: The Power of Meditation

Mindful Quote of the Day # 30

Mindful Quote of the Day # 30-January 9,2017 “If you really want to remove a cloud from your life, you do not make a big production of it, you just relax and remove it from your thinking. That’s all there is to it.” ― Richard Bach, Illusions: The Adventures of a Reluctant Messiah

Mindful Quote of the Day # 28

Mindful Quote of the Day # 28-January 7, 2017 “When even one virtue becomes our nature, the mind becomes clean and tranquil. Then there is no need to practice meditation; we will automatically be meditating always. ” ― Swami Satchidananda, The Yoga Sutras

Mindful Quote of the Day # 27

“Most of us take for granted that time flies, meaning that it passes too quickly. But in the mindful state, time doesn’t really pass at all. There is only a single instant of time that keeps renewing itself over and over with infinite variety.” ― Deepak Chopra, The Book of Secrets: Unlocking the Hidden Dimensions…

Mindful Quote of the Day #26

“You have to remember one life, one death–this one! To enter fully the day, the hour, the moment whether it appears as life or death, whether we catch it on the inbreath or outbreath, requires only a moment, this moment. And along with it all the mindfulness we can muster, and each stage of our…

Mindful Quote of the Day #25

“Whatever you eye falls on – for it will fall on what you love – will lead you to the questions of your life, the questions that are incumbent upon you to answer, because that is how the mind works in concert with the eye. The things of this world draw us where we need…

Mindful Quote of the Day #23

“Mindfulness is simply being aware of what is happening right now without wishing it were different; enjoying the pleasant without holding on when it changes (which it will); being with the unpleasant without fearing it will always be this way (which it won’t).” – James Baraz  Mindful Quote of the Day #23 -1/2/2017

2017 Opportunities

In all honesty, I am having a difficult time saying “Happy New Year”.  As much as I wish for happy I see only the storm clouds before us and difficult times that we are going to have to struggle through to maintain any happiness and liberties that we have. We have before us a chance…