The Joy of Mindfulness




Self Compassion Skills Workbook”:

One important function of mindfulness is learning to embrace and transform our suffering—which has been the focus of much of this workbook.



However, mindfulness can also be a source of joy.



Mindfulness helps us wake up to all of the conditions for happiness that are already available to us in this moment.



Many people drink their tea or coffee, but never taste it.



Their minds are far away, occupied by worries or regrets.



When we learn how to slow down and taste our tea, we find that it is wonderful.



Sitting by a tree, walking with a friend, and taking a hot shower on a cold morning and all potential source of joy, if we know how to pay attention to them.


One response to this post.

  1. Well said.

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