Living in the present moment whenever we want is healthy not only for the mind, but also for the body. It recharges our batteries. It brings joy and deep relaxation. It allows us to see a wider perspective on whatever is happening. It helps reduce the grasping at me, me, me. It opens the heart to concern for others. With a little nudge, it even opens doors to understanding that nothing is real as is appears. Everything is relative and changing.
Powerful waves of emotion
At times, emotions flood us like a tsunami. We are overwhelmed, swept away, and out of control. Ever feel like this? Yes, most of us have. We are blindsided by emotional swells, coming seemingly out […]
Allow all perceptions
If we slow down we can drop into awareness, just observing in the present moment. No need to narrow the focus. Rather, keep the mind wide open and expansive. Allow all perceptions, what we see, […]
When ego goes down, compassion goes up
Along with training the mind to be aware in the present moment comes training the mind and heart to be more compassionate. Deconstructing the ego utilizing the Buddhist wisdom leads to humility. “Us and them” […]