This is an experience I had in meditation this morning. I thought to share it with you. I am being pulled out of this old role I am playing. There is a gentle hand guiding me. I feel that I am stuck in a few places. It is like a glue that needs to be…
Traditionally parents and teachers have used “time outs” as a method to control behaviour. What if you took a “time in”? A time in to reflect, be silent, listen to your thoughts, see what you are feeling, and choose to maybe get out of your negative space.
Every hour or a few times a day, stop what you are doing and observe the traffic in your mind. Take a deep breathe. Don’t worry, the sky won’t fall down! Just watch what you are feeling and what thoughts you have been allowing to enter your mind.
What culture are we living in that all members are in one room looking at a screen? Take a few minutes and reflect on the culture you are setting in your home or in your car. Close your device and open your eyes to something new. Stop blaming the kids. Stop being mad at technology. Instead, be creative, create enthusiasm, be courageous.
Mindfulness is so beautiful, it actually gives you time. Carving out a few moments, helps you to recharge, focus and concentrate, giving you the time to do all the things you want to do.