A Simple Compass for Being More Mindful Today

A Simple Compass for Being More Mindful Today

  • “Be here now. Be somewhere else later. Is that so hard?” Jewish Zen Saying
  • Do the next right thing.
  • Then do the next right thing after that.
  • And so forth.
  • Breathe deeply.
  • Shallow breath — shallow life. Deep breath. Deep life.
  • Repeat … only this. Only this. Only this.
  • And then listen.
  • Look up. Look up often.
  • Let the soft gaze of your inner world meet the outer world one tree branch, one bird, one cloud, one human being at a time.
  • Take stock of what is good.
  • There is always something good.
  • And then return again and again to this moment, this here and now.
  • Is that so hard?