What if I told you that the way we perceive…
Multitasking is analogous to multi-switching. In 2012, research published in Psychology Today showed that “Multi-tasking is a myth.
“Compassion, tolerance, forgiveness and a sense of self-discipline are qualities…
“In a place far away from anyone or anywhere, I drifted off for a moment.”
From The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle, Haruki Murakami, 1995
The first time you sit on that cushion, it is extremely hard. We all come from a set of rules and a way of thinking that did not allow us to develop calmness and steadiness. In a few words: our mind was not trained to be always present.
I find it interesting that many high achievers are unconsciously trying to fill an empty space that never actually gets filled through achievements alone…
Have you ever tried to consciously turn off your mind?
You can think of your mind as a little, lively monkey who cannot find any place to settle down, but it needs to jump up and down, at any time, and without control.
One of the six senses (mind is the 6th sense) will have contact with an external stimulus like the smell of smoke or alcohol, and a sensation will arise in the body, which could be butterflies or salivating. And thoughts begin to kick in I want it.
Do you wish to start a regular meditation practice?
If you are here now you are already on your way to become a regular meditation practitioner.
Aim for work-life alignment by crafting a meaningful professional life that matches up with who you are and what’s important to you
Mindfulness to me is “the capacity to pay attention to what is happening in the present moment with non-judgmental, or even kind, attention.”
Discovering Headspace allowed me to find ease, to lessen that anxiety, and through practice I’m always trying to find a lightness of being. I never imagined I’d work at Headspace. I was living a world away and could only dream of sunny California.
At that moment the world got access to infinite information at the same time, the human being found itself in the condition of desiring the acquisition of enormous quantity of data on a short term. Our attention has suffered at the same time by then.
Why do kids need mindfulness? There is something I read…