‘The Buddha is crying in the next room.’ - Susan Stiffelman There is a saying, ‘when the student is ready, the teacher appears.’ My 2-month old baby boy, is my greatest mindfulness teacher. Even though I have had a mindfulness practice for years, the experience of being a new parent has taken the practice to a much a deeper level. I am not only relearning old lessons anew, but I am learning these lessons in different and more subtle . . .
“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 either planning for the future or rehashing the . . .