Tag Archive for: letting go

Mindfulness of Surrender

The relinquishment of the illusion of control we call surrender can be life affirming and even sweet when what we're letting go into is inevitable - mindfulness can help us discern when it makes sense to do so.

Mindful Life Lessons from the Beatles

Shane Ledford explores how the Beatles documentary "Get Back" offers some mindful lessons that can be adapted into everyday life.

Relinquishing the Uncontrollable, Unhelpful, and Unowned

Mindfulness can help us recognize when our hanging on isn't skillful and cultivate the skills we need to let go of what is uncontrollable, unhelpful, or unowned.

Six Years of Ashtanga Yoga

In year six, the evolution of an Ashtanga yoga practice and the difficulties faced amidst a pandemic creates opportunities for insight and wisdom.
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Mindfulness of Renunciation

We all desire relief from the background of unease, dissatisfaction, or restlessness that tends to accompany us everywhere we go when we are in a mind state of wanting, or its mirror image twin not-wanting. Renunciation, or deciding not to act on our wanting, uncovers truths that may typically be camouflaged by our unexamined drives and habits.

Being and Becoming

The practice of mindfulness releases us from the constant striving of becoming and makes space for being.

Letting Go and Letting Be

Letting go and letting be are skills that can be cultivated through mindfulness practice and are necessary ingredients for the kind of acceptance from which the deepest and most enduring form of change emerges.

Generosity: What’s Mine is Ours

The beneficial attitude of generosity, which is correlated with well-being, can be cultivated through a dedicated mindfulness practice.

Revolution from the Inside Out

Mindfulness can be a revolutionary act of intrinsic empowerment. Practicing mindful inquiry in the face of difficult, intense, or overwhelming experiences is an empowering way of maintaining equanimity and remaining connected to our internal wisdom.