Attitudes of Mindfulness


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.

~Chinese proverb

Beginner’s Mind

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.

~Anais Nin


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.

~Pema Chrodon

Letting Go

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.    

~Howard Thurman


What people really need is a good listening to.

Hope this helps your day be a mindful one!

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About the Author

Marsha Hudnall, MS, RDN, CD

If you’re looking for an embodiment of dedication disguised as obsession, look no further. Marsha is a registered dietitian who has spent the last four decades working to help women give up dieting rules and understand how to truly take care of themselves. Her mission in life is to help women learn to enjoy eating and living well, without worries about their weight. She encourages women to embrace their love of food, which you might call being a foodie. If so, it’s appropriate because being a foodie means you pay attention when you eat. That’s a recipe made in heaven for eating well. Marsha is the President and Co-Owner of Green Mountain at Fox Run.

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