How can we maintain our ability to stay aware throughout the day, when so many things take our attention and we mostly run on automatic pilot? The modern word for this is mindfulness.
Here are some tips from one of our recent creative weekends.
On our recent creative weekend, some of our team got together to come up with ideas on how you can best support your meditation practice.
We came up with some do’s and some dont’s that might be of help.
“So often in my life, I’ve wanted to feel included, engaged, and to be relating with others, but I’ve found that there’s a true connection lacking.”
Board Member Dan O’Brien writes about one of the insights he has had being part of Clear Sky’s virtual and physical community.
Habit is the opposite of mindfulness.
Structure and routine are your friends.
If you accept either of these as true, take a moment to think about how they work together. Take meditation, for example – how do you find a balance between having a steady meditation routine and not letting your spiritual practice stagnate?
Even when I can stay focused, there’s often a background nervous energy vibration that distracts me…This all speaks to a big area of my life, because I seem to need to burn off a certain amount of energy every day.
For five years I lived close to Clear Sky while I studied
When I had no energy to spare, it was so clear how draining any thoughts of worry or doubt were. So, as I watched the truck towing away my car,
Although I was in an incredible environment and doing work that aligned with my values, I still felt a sleepy, heavy fog around career direction. And then the clouds parted. How?..
One thing that can happen when you think there’s an unacknowledged stink in the room is that doubt can creep in. Nobody else is mentioning it, after all! Although I want to say something, I’m questioning whether it’s just my reaction and maybe there’s nothing going on at all.
I have a way of dealing with this.
When was the last time you had a day when everything was
When it’s scary to bring up what’s going on for you, yet you see the suffering of the voices in your head. Four suggestions you can try to get things moving.