Leave your front door and your back door open. Allow your thoughts to come and go. Just don’t serve them tea-Shunryu Suzuki
If there’s is one lesson that I would tell my younger self is that happiness is not something to be found, but to be discovered within.
What if you don't have to go anywhere else to find the life you've been longing for?
There is no good time or bad time.
There is no next moment.
There is only this moment.
Your life can change when you change your relationship with this moment
My journey to mindful living started when I came across The Peaceful Warrior by Dan Millman.
Dan was at the peak of his gymnastic career when he shattered his leg in a motorcycle accident. He met Socrates during this trying moment, and his life was never the same again.
What happens if you had to buy time to live?
Will Salas wakes up one morning to find that he has 23 hours to live unless he replenishes his clock. Except this is a scene in a movie called In Time.
Replenish your life with quality experiences
Rumination tires us out.
It haunts us, stresses us, drains us, and spreads our lives thin.
It consumes our energy and steals the present moment from us.
The silent disease called negative rumination
Rumination is also called the silent mental health problem.
It happens when we dwell repetitively, and at…
Most of the time we are anywhere else other than where we need to be.
Researchers found out that we miss about 50% of our lives when we get distracted.
Why we coil away from now is a state of our mind.
Distractions affect the quality of our lives:
The root of suffering is attachment and aversion.
I am not okay.
I suffer when I cling.
I suffer more when I coil.
Suffering made me disengaged, shrank my performance, dwindled my energy, stole my excitement, and my life.
Finance is the top cause of stress, more than a job, health, and relationships combined.
I could feel something was totally wrong that morning.
It was Aby.
He was crying.
He just lost his job.
Suddenly, I saw my life playing right in front of my eyes. …
I am sad.
I feel cheated.
Another year has gone by. Another one just began.
I try too hard to recall the days, and the months have gone, but I can’t.
“Did I lose my memory or what?” I silently ask myself.
It is tragic when I keep counting the…