Being present for the here and now takes practice and patience. Sometimes my mind walks me through an experience that hasn't even happened yet. My anticipation gets the better of me and takes me right out of the moment. I tell myself all kinds of stories about situations or people and loyally cling to these beliefs as absolute truth. Often, I've worked past memories or future concerns into my story which exacerbate the whole internal
I wonder what might happen if
we slow down, take a few breaths and
greet each moment
just as it is???
One of my teachers said that one way to know whether your mindfulness practice is working is to take a look at the amount of drama in your life.