Sometimes in this mad world of ours we need to step back and take time out. I have a friend who has been studying mindfulness. He has become very good at it. He is soon going to be able to teach it to others. It it something that I think we should all endeavour to achieve. It simply means living in the moment, not in the past or in the future but in the now. Of course that does not mean we cannot plan ahead, but essentially it is encouraging us not to pre-empt or expect any particular outcome as this often causes us worry and distress.
I am a great believer in things happening as they should. I have had a multitude of things that have not gone as I had hoped in life, but in all of them I have learned something and often have found that had they worked the way I thought they would it may well have been a disaster! What will be will be, as they say, and we really have very little control over the way things turn out. I am very controlling and it’s a hard thing to live with. I need to practise mindfulness more.
If you want to know more about it visit my friend’s website, The Mind Shed and read a bit more about it. Leave a comment and say you read about him here, he’d love to hear that. I hope you get something out of it.
Enjoy the journey!