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How to Make Life a Conscious Practice

How to Make Life a Conscious Practice

Apr 3, 2012-- When we learn a martial art, or ballet, or gymnastics, or soccer ... we consciously practice movements in a deliberate way, repeatedly. By conscious, repeated practice, we become good at those movements. Our entire lives are like this, but we're often less conscious of the practice. Each day, we repeat movements, thought patterns, ways of interacting with others ... What if we practiced consciously, deliberately, and became good at the things we really want to be good at? What if you first, above all skills, learned to be more aware of what you are practicing? What if constant conscious action is the skill you became good at? Leo Babauta of Zen Habits shares a compelling reflection on life itself as a conscious practice. (26338 reads)

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