Mindfulness meditation is the embrace of any and all mind states in awareness, without preferring one to another.
We are awakened to the profound realization that the true path to liberation is to let go of everything.
The best way to capture moments is to pay attention. This is how we cultivate mindfulness. Mindfulness means being awake. It means knowing what you are doing.
Peace is the result of retraining your mind to process life as it is, rather than as you think it should be.
Meditation is not a way of making your mind quiet. It is a way of entering into the quiet that is already there - buried under the 50,000 thoughts the average person thinks every day
Quiet the mind and the soul will speak.
Be happy in the moment, that's enough. Each moment is all we need, not more.
The most fundamental aggression to ourselves, the most fundamental harm we can do to ourselves, is to remain ignorant by not having the courage and the respect to look at ourselves honestly and gently.
The present moment is filled with joy and happiness. If you are attentive, you will see it. (21)
Mindfulness means being awake. It means knowing what you are doing.
Empty your mind, be formless. Shapeless, like water. If you put water into a cup, it becomes the cup. You put water into a bottle and it becomes the bottle. You put it in a teapot it becomes the teapot. Now, water can flow or it can crash. Be water, my friend.
We have only now, only this single eternal moment opening and unfolding before us, day and night.
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.
The intuitive mind is a sacred gift and the rational mind is a faithful servant. We have created a society that honors the servant and has forgotten the gift.
Meditation practice isn't about trying to throw ourselves away and become something better. It's about befriending who we are already.
Walk as if you are kissing the Earth with your feet.
The intuitive mind is a sacred gift.
Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible.
Meditation is not a means to an end. It is both the means and the end.
The most precious gift we can offer others is our presence.
Feelings come and go like clouds in a windy sky. Conscious breathing is my anchor.
Meditation is the discovery that the point of life is always arrived at in the immediate moment.
If you want to conquer the anxiety of life, live in the moment, live in the breath.
If you are doing mindfulness meditation, you are doing it with your ability to attend to the moment.
Mindfulness means paying attention in a particular way: on purpose, in the present moment, and non-judgmentally.
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