Key Insights From:
Wherever You Go, There You Are: Mindfulness Meditation in Everyday Life
- The cloud of forgetfulness can stretch over hours, days, years, or decades of our lives if we do not learn to embrace the present.
- Mindfulness is not just for Buddhists—it is for anyone looking to gain greater self-awareness and enjoyment of the current moment.
- The constant cycle of action seeking reward hamstrings our capacity to be still.
- It takes greater strength to admit fragility than to perpetuate a façade of indestructibility.
- Focusing on breath is the best place to start for anyone looking to explore mindfulness practices.
- Even when we are standing or walking, we can practice meditation and stay present.