Posts Tagged ‘accepting’

Courage to accept and be with our present experience

  Listening to Tara Brach's inspirational and soothing talk on 'Genuine Acceptance' today.  Acceptance is about being with what is here.  Not our story around it but the embodied present moment experience.  So mindfulness is our pathway, our tool, to be with what is - the bodily experience of the unpleasant: the sensations and emotions. The resistance and how that feels in the body. Mindful awareness helps us to feel the experience of the 'fight-flight-freeze' reactivity.  To sit in that space. To acknowledge and be with what is here. This is how acceptance is not passive and is not about…

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Inspiring words … the time is now …

I love those moments that wake me up from an overthinking-everplanning loop!  Here's a share for today ... Today a poem from Oriah Mountain Dreamer, The Call, stopped me in my tracks... these words resonated especially ...   " ... There is nowhere to go.  What you are looking for is right here.   Open the fist clenched in wanting and see what you already hold in your hand.     There is no waiting for something to happen, no point in the future to get to.   All you have ever longed for is here in this moment, right now.   …

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