I’ve been off scouring the Internet for the creme de la creme of helpful tools for mindful living, and found this little gem from Eckhart Tolle:
“Suffering needs time, it cannot survive in the now.”
Wow! Talk about ending suffering in one sentence or less!
Ah, yet I know it can still remain just a concept without self awareness. And sometimes habit mind is already off and running before awareness kicks in, what to do then?
So I also found this exercise which is a perfect grounding tool to help bring us back around to fully inhabiting the present moment:
“Take your thumb and connect it with your pinky, take 5 deep breaths, in through the nose, out through the mouth. Do the same with your ring finger, then your middle finger, then your index finger. Then finally, bring all 5 fingers together and take 5 deep breaths.” (excerpted…
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