Tag: Quiet the mind

  • Staying in the moment, but planning for the future

    Staying in the moment, but planning for the future

    I think there is a delicate balance between being mindful of living in the moment and the more cerebral task of planning for the future. A well-rounded person manages both aspects and combines them into each day, appropriately. The ebb and flow of smelling the roses as one happens by them and remembering to buy…

  • Is yoga a profound experience?

    Is yoga a profound experience?

    I spent 4 days with an amazing group of people. Strangers to me when I walked into the room, friends when I left. We shared a profound experience. Something none of us had really expected. Even though there were veterans in the room, no-one was an expert in the journey we would take together. Some…

  • Living life with love, a meditation

    Living life with love, a meditation

    Meditation is not easy, even though it should be. The instructions are hopelessly simple. Sit, relax and clear your mind of thoughts. Focus on your breath. Stay that way. Sometimes I am lost in thought before a guided meditation even starts. It mostly feels hopeless. How can I not do something so relatively easy? This…