“The present moment is filled with joy and happiness. If you are attentive, you will see it.” ~Thích Nhất Hạnh, Peace is at every step: The Path to Mindfulness in Everyday Live
Do you ever feel like you’re too busy for meditation?
You understand the benefits, and you’d really like to commit to it. But you’re a busy person. You have deadlines to meet, food to prepare, bills to pay, kids to raise, family members to call—and even that’s barely scratching the surface.
We’ve all been there. I’m certain.
Before mindfulness, I struggled with concentration for many years. It got worse when I left home to travel the world and make a living writing freelance.
I found myself suddenly on the other end of the world, without family or friends.
I should have been looking forward and enjoying every moment of the day, whether it was going out to eat with interesting people or simply taking in the sights and sounds that surround me. Instead of enjoying the structure I had grown to expect at home, I found myself stuck in an endless state of anxiety about work.
I began to feel like I was wasting the opportunity of my life as the stress built. I wasn’t fully committed to…