Luckily I came across a quote from Ferris Bueller. He says, “Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.” Not only did that become the reading and theme for yoga class, it inspired me to take the afternoon off and enjoy the fall beauty.
Here’s a quote from Nathaniel Hawthorne who said “I cannot endure to waste anything so precious as autumnal sunshine by staying in the house.”
How about you? Have you been buzzing through life and missing out on what’s important? It will do you some real good to take some time out. It doesn’t even have to take much time. Remember, even a 5 minute break really helps.
Here’s a mini-meditation from my Mind-Body Mastery eBook that can be done anytime and anywhere. Your awareness will increase and it will settle your mind down and clear your head.
Stop – Look – Listen Mini-Meditation
- Stop – Notice your posture . . . breath . . . energy level . . . mood . . . mental activity.
- Look – Blink your eyes several times. Look at something far away and discover the details in what you see. Blink again.
Look at something close up. Discover the details.
- Listen – Listen to sounds come and go. Simply observe without judging. No resistance. No clinging. Simply listen.
Get the Mind-Body Mastery eBook here if you like mini-meditations and quick and easy relaxation exercises.