A few days ago, I asked a good friend of mine why she wanted to learn mindfulness, I mean, it’s not the most exciting thing you could choose to do. Probably juggling or fire twirling would be more interesting to the mind, so why bother? She answered as follows (roughly):
“I want to be able to be still without thinking about things like work or worries in life”.
Sound familiar? This is why I started too, but it’s a trap! And here’s why:
The one step to peace is to observe what’s happening.