I have been thinking a lot about joy lately; how to create it, access it and awaken it. One of the key benefits of mindfulness is the ability to cultivate and create more joy in our lives; to reclaim your joy if you have lost it along the way. One of my favorite meditation teachers, James Baraz, calls Mindfulness “the basic tool for a joyful life.” I don't believe we find joy. I believe . . .
“I never think of the future. It comes soon enough.” -- Albert Einstein “The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, worry about the future, or anticipate troubles, but to live in the present moment wisely and earnestly.” -- Buddha Live in the moment. Be present. It sounds so simple, doesn't it. Yet most of the time our minds are wandering, and we are . . .