Transition Time? Come Home to Mindfulness

It’s that time of year again – back to school, back to work, packing and unpacking.  It all adds up to a perfect opportunity to feel overwhelmed, ungrounded, and anxious.  This is a good time to remember mindfulness.

It can be very easy to put your mindfulness practice on the back burner when you are knee-deep in boxes, and lists of stuff you need to pick up at Target and Staples.  It may seem easier to just drink another cup of coffee and keep motoring on.  This is a choice we are all free to make.  But after a while we begin to feel agitated, and feel that sense of peace we can only get from being in the present moment start to slip away.  We may even start to take our stress out on others, which never feels good.

Rember that mindfulness is always there for you, waiting to welcome you home, no matter what your mental state.

We all need a mindfulness coach from time to time.

There is another choice.  Taking a ten-minute time-out to come back home to your body and mind.  I recenlty came across a great website that can help you take ten minutes to re-center and destress, even in the most stressful of times. If you are having trouble being in the present moment for the shortest of moments, check out getsomeheadspace.com for short guided meditation breaks. Rember that mindfulness is always there for you, waiting to welcome you home, no matter what your mental state.

If you are feeling ungrounded in a new home, job, or dorm room, consider these words from Tich Nhat Hanh’s Heart of Buddha’s Teachings:

Returning home, taking refuge

In the Buddha in myself,

May I, together with all beings,

Realize my true mind.

Returning home, taking refuge

In the Dharma in Myself,

May I, togethere with all beings,

Practice the wisdom of mindfulness,

Understanding, and love in my daily affairs.

Returning home, taking refuge

In the sangha in myself,

May I, together with all beings,

Create harmony with others.

I am aware that these three gems

are within my heart

I vow to realize them

Having trouble returning home?  search mindful hub for more help with mindfulness, and check out our mindfulness basics.

We wish you twenty minutes of mindfulness every day!

 

 

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Transition Time? Come Home to Mindfulness

It’s that time of year again – back to school, back to work, packing and unpacking.  It all adds up to a perfect opportunity to feel overwhelmed, ungrounded, and anxious.  This is a good time to remember mindfulness.

It can be very easy to put your mindfulness practice on the back burner when you are knee-deep in boxes, and lists of stuff you need to pick up at Target and Staples.  It may seem easier to just drink another cup of coffee and keep motoring on.  This is a choice we are all free to make.  But after a while we begin to feel agitated, and feel that sense of peace we can only get from being in the present moment start to slip away.  We may even start to take our stress out on others, which never feels good.

Rember that mindfulness is always there for you, waiting to welcome you home, no matter what your mental state.

We all need a mindfulness coach from time to time.

There is another choice.  Taking a ten-minute time-out to come back home to your body and mind.  I recenlty came across a great website that can help you take ten minutes to re-center and destress, even in the most stressful of times. If you are having trouble being in the present moment for the shortest of moments, check out getsomeheadspace.com for short guided meditation breaks. Rember that mindfulness is always there for you, waiting to welcome you home, no matter what your mental state.

If you are feeling ungrounded in a new home, job, or dorm room, consider these words from Tich Nhat Hanh’s Heart of Buddha’s Teachings:

Returning home, taking refuge

In the Buddha in myself,

May I, together with all beings,

Realize my true mind.

Returning home, taking refuge

In the Dharma in Myself,

May I, togethere with all beings,

Practice the wisdom of mindfulness,

Understanding, and love in my daily affairs.

Returning home, taking refuge

In the sangha in myself,

May I, together with all beings,

Create harmony with others.

I am aware that these three gems

are within my heart

I vow to realize them

Having trouble returning home?  search mindful hub for more help with mindfulness, and check out our mindfulness basics.

We wish you twenty minutes of mindfulness every day!

 

 

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