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The Sacred Art of Pausing

The Sacred Art of Pausing

Jul 16, 2017-- When in the middle of things we can't control, our first impulse is often frantic activity; anxiously cluttering our days, our minds and our bodies. "We fill our days with continual movement: mental planning and worrying, habitual talking, fixing, scratching, adjusting, phoning, snacking, discarding, buying, looking in the mirror." In this passage, Tara Brach asks us to consider what might happen if, in the middle of our panic, we take our hands off the controls and pause long enough to "feel" rather than "do". (16180 reads)


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Take ActionSet an intention to notice yourself in frantic movement this week. Whenever you become aware of anxious business; pause, breathe, and see if you can "take your hands off the controls".



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