Mastering Mindfulness

How does one master mindfulness? I guess we keep practicing it, until we don’t have to remind ourselves to be mindful.These quotes might help us understand why we need to be mindful.

Mindfulness helps you go home to the present. And every time you go there and recognize a condition of happiness that you have, happiness comes. ~Thich Nhat Hanh

The mindfulness revolution is not quite as dramatic as the moon shot or the civil rights movement, but I believe, in the long run, it can have just as great an impact. ~Tim Ryan

You practice mindfulness, on the one hand, to be calm and peaceful. On the other hand, as you practice mindfulness and live a life of peace, you inspire hope for a future of peace. ~Thich Nhat Hanh

Buddhist mindfulness is about the present, but I also think it’s about being real. Being awake to everything. Feeling like nothing can hurt you if you can look it straight on.            ~ Krista Tippett

The key to creating the mental space before responding is mindfulness. Mindfulness is a way of being present: paying attention to and accepting what is happening in our lives. It helps us to be aware of and step away from our automatic and habitual reactions to our everyday experiences. ~Elizabeth Thornton

Count your blessings

I am blessed. I have a beautiful family, a cozy home, a wonderful marriage,a job that I love and I am rich with friends. These quotes are all unique but focus on the same thing there are a lot of things we can see we are blessed with if we are looking for them.

Blessed are those who give without remembering and take without

~Elizabeth Bibesco

The person who can bring the spirit of laughter into a room is indeed blessed.

~Bennett Cerf

Blessed are the people whose leaders can look destiny in the eye without flinching but also without attempting to play God.

~Henry A. Kissinger

The more you are blessed with experience, the fuller and the more enriched you are in your craft.

~Aishwarya Rai Bachchan

The world is blessed most by men who do things, and not by those who merely talk about them.

 ~James Oliver

What are you blessed with? A talent, loving family, good job?

Positivity Works

“Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see a shadow.”

~Helen Keller

“In order to carry a positive action we must develop here a positive vision.”

~ Dalai Lama

“You can’t make positive choices for the rest of your life without an environment that makes those choices easy, natural, and enjoyable.”

~ Deepak Chopra

“When you are enthusiastic about what you do, you feel this positive energy. It’s very simple.”

~Paulo Coelho

“Perpetual optimism is a force multiplier.”

~Colin Powell