We’ve got a chalkboard in our stairwell at Green Mountain at Fox Run on which we list an ‘attitude of mindfulness for the day’ accompanied by a pithy quote that we think illustrates the point.
Take time to read about the attitudes of mindfulness. I think their potential impact is obvious. Here’s an example of quotes we came up with to illustrate each attitude.
It’s one way we try to help women begin to think differently about weight loss and living. That’s because thinking precedes our actions, and if we can change the way we think, our behaviors will follow. Too many of us are caught up in a diet mentality that exacerbates, if not causes, weight struggles.
8 Quotes To Help Foster A Mindful Attitude
With our thoughts, we create the world.
Patience, and the mulberry leaf becomes a silk gown.
Each morning we are born again. What we do today is what matters most.
…and then the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.
Be yourself. Life is precious as it is.There is no need to run, strive, search or struggle. Just be.
~Thich Nhat Hanh
Meditation practice isn’t about trying to throw ourselves away and become something better; it’s about befriending who we are already.
Don’t worry about what the world needs. Ask what makes you come alive and do that. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.
What people really need is a good listening to.