That’s because I think mindfulness is a valuable practice that perks up our lives. It helps us breathe in the beauty of everyday moments.
It provides us with perspective on life and teaches us to appreciate the things we rarely see (whether they’re as little as your morning cup of coffee or a flower blooming or as big as the sky or sunshine). And to witness the extraordinary in the ordinary.
It helps us release the tight grip so many of us hold on work, our partners, our kids and our lives. It helps us relax. It reminds us of the simple things in life that are actually the most powerful (family, friendships, nature, love).
The book Your True Home: The Everyday Wisdom of Thich Nhat Hanh, compiled and edited by Melvin McLeod, offers daily insights and instructions on paying attention and improving our lives.
Here are three nuggets of wisdom that may give you pause, provoke thought and change your perspective.
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