Get off autopilot to enjoy a mindful life by JUNE THOMPSON

A reader sent me a note recently asking about being mindful: “You’ve mentioned it quite a bit,” she said, “and I wondered what it is, exactly, and how one goes about achieving it. Can you give some of us direction?”

Wake Up…. ADMIT Who You Really Are, In This Moment by Jeff Foster

1st meaning

True meditation is simply just noticing gently effortlessly noticing what is here, right now, come back to present experience … these thoughts, these sensations in the body, these feelings,  these sounds , whatever is, wharves waves are appearing in the ocean that you are , even if it’s pain, even if it’s fear, even if it’s sadness, stop pretending this stuff isn’t here ….in order to uphold an image of yourself , stop pretending, ADMIT, tell the truth. Acknowledge this moment the way ti is appearing

2nd meaning

Allow in, if something is admitted means it is allowed in. Acceptance, allowing what you are. Allow all the waves, sensations, feelings. Admit what’s present. Notice these thoughts, feelings are already admitted.

How to enjoy living in the present moment by Ed Halliwell

Managing time well means appreciating the present and grounding our wandering attention. 

 

 

With love, Eckhart.

Today’s advice from Eckhart Tolle resonates deeply with me as I am tested quite often with this and am learning more and more not to MISS the experience! On another occasion he quoted Christ – carry the Cross and then it will carry you!

Dear Friends,
Here is an ancient Chinese proverb:
“One should not miss the flavor of being sick, nor miss the experience of being destitute”.
Not an inspiring saying, perhaps, at first sight, but actually quite profound. To miss an experience means resisting, complaining, huffing and puffing (which is futile, since it is what it is already). The alternative? Choose to ‘be the space’ for whatever experience Life (the present moment) gives you. Allow the Now to be as it is. Then there is a depth to who you are. And inner peace. And right action arising out of that.
With love, Eckhart.

Powerful insights from Eckhart Tolle

People believe themselves to be dependent on what happens for their happiness. They don’t realize that what happens is the most unstable thing in the universe. It changes constantly. They look upon the present moment as either marred by something that has happened and shouldn’t have or as deficient because of something that has not happened but should have. And so they miss the deeper perfection that is inherent in life itself, a perfection that lies beyond what is happening or not happening. Accept the present moment and find the perfection that is untouched by time.

Powerful insights from Eckhart Tolle

Why do anxiety, stress, or negativity arise? Because you turned away from the present moment. And why did you do that? You thought something else was more important. One small error, one misperception, creates a world of suffering.

Powerful insights from Eckhart Tolle

Wherever you look, there is plenty of circumstantial evidence for the reality of time—a rotting apple, your face in the bathroom mirror compared with your face in a photo taken 30 years ago—yet you never find any direct evidence, you never experience time itself. You only ever experience the present moment
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