The practice of mindfulness releases us from the constant striving of becoming and makes space for being.
Mindfulness practice is filled with paradoxes - things that seems absurd or antithetical at first glance, but upon closer inspection, turn out to be true. They provide powerful lessons that things aren't always as they seem and prompt us to look more closely at our experiences.
Non-striving is one of the seven interdependent fundamental attitudes of mindfulness that are consciously cultivated during practice, according to Jon Kabat-Zinn in his book Full Catastrophe Living. Cultivating this attitude involves not trying to get anywhere - letting go of attachment to any outcome - just allowing things to be as they are without agenda and without … Continue reading Non-Striving
Whether we realize it or not, we are all practicing at something. Practice is the application of our beliefs and values, whether conscious or unconscious. What we practice, becomes stronger. What we practice, we become. So, it makes sense for us to be aware of and intentional about practice. What are you practicing in this moment? … Continue reading Practice Makes Perfectish