25741 reads  
I do the very best I know how - the very best I can; and I mean to keep on doing so until the end. --Abraham Lincoln

What do I do with it?

--by Deb Koffman, syndicated from mindfulnessmadeeasy.blogspot.com, Jan 21, 2015

What do I do with it?

This series is about choices. For every thought, feeling, circumstance, we can choose how to respond. Mindfulness is about noticing the choices we make. I get a physical pain, I lose my job, someone criticizes me, my anxiety is overwhelming, the doctor gives me not so great news, what do I DO with IT?

I could just notice it.

I could ignore it.

I could cover it up.

I could try to get rid of it.

I could erase it.

I could exaggerate it.

I could judge it.

I could be kind to it.

I could change it.

I could deny it.

I could play with it.

I could repeat it.

I could feel it.

I could give it some space.

I could tell a story about it.

I could tell a different story about it.

I could just love it.

This article originally appeared in Mindfulness Made Easy, a blog that offers simple explanations, animations and visual art by Deb Koffman to understand 'mindfulness'.


Read More

Quote Bulletin

We tell ourselves stories in order to live.
Joan Didion

Search by keyword: Happiness, Wisdom, Work, Science, Technology, Meditation, Joy, Love, Success, Education, Relationships, Life
Contribute To      
Upcoming Stories      

Subscribe to DailyGood

We've sent daily emails for over 16 years, without any ads. Join a community of 245,089 by entering your email below.

  • Email:
Subscribe Unsubscribe?

Trending DailyGoods Sep 8: Artists as Hoarders (4,545 reads) Aug 10: A Green Approach to Gun Control (4,038 reads) Aug 27: The Red Oak Tree that Tweets (3,433 reads) Sep 4: My Small Moment of Mending Brokenness (4,622 reads) Aug 12: Bronnie Ware: Living Without Regrets (6,286 reads)

More ...