Kristi – thank you so much for this lovely blog. I am teaching a women’s mindfulness retreat in two weeks and am planning on dedicating a section to mental habits. I love your bullets on the process of awfulizing and think I will share with my class to describe so elegantly what each of us goes through.
Several years ago I made a decision, on the day I got laid off from a hated job, that I would try my best to shift out of fear and negativity whenever it arises. I am d...
Several years ago I made a decision, on the day I got laid off from a hated job, that I would try my best to shift out of fear and negativity whenever it arises. I am dedicated to this and am grateful when I find expressions of this commitment in others. Thank you so much. This piece deepened my understanding and fierce dedication to this practice.
Jennifer – thank you so much for this article. I felt wonder and awe i. what you wrote. I teach the importance of gratitude and journaling in my mindfulness work because bot have helped me in my life and how I look at the world. I am grateful for your ability to articulate the beauty of these pactices and I will keep your lists handy for my students. Thank you.
Thank you for this beautiful story. It made my heart swell and brought tears to my eyes.
Just lately I have become aware of how many people are uncomfortable with other people’s pain. I have noticed a lot of advice giving and testimonials about how they had that pain and how they got out of it. There is a busy energy that arises that feels like it is pushing the others’ pain away.
I love the sentence “He could meet another person’s pain head on.̶...
I love the sentence “He could meet another person’s pain head on.”. It is was I hope for all of us to be able to do for everyone in our lives. It takes presence and being with what is, in the moment without fear.
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