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Man thinking about why mindfulness is so hard

Why is mindfulness so hard?

Because of its revelational nature, being mindful can be pretty unpleasant in the beginning; but the author has decided to stick with it
Buterfly sitting on hand / Understanding real value

What do you really value?

One of the gifts of living mindfully is that you are able to discern what has real value in life
Illustration: A boy feeling guilty and a boy realising

The divine paradox of mistakes

The author points to a fresh way of looking at mistakes we commit
Contemplative woman sitting alone on a bed

The wisdom of vulnerability

Recognising that you are vulnerable blesses you with wisdom that was previously inaccessible to you
Woman aiming with an arrow

Why I am committed to composure

Skill and knowledge have no value unless they are accompanied by unwavering composure
A clouds with two bird

Float like the clouds, fly like the birds

On a clear day, the author watches the white clouds and the birds in the sky and contemplates the profundity in Nature's simplicity
Mand reading book

A quest to cherish

There is no such thing as "an ideal life"; there's only a quest to learn, to grow and to become a greater version of oneself, says the editor of Complete Wellbeing
A bird sitting on the top on log

Are you living an unnatural, normal life?

Being normal may be socially desirable but it isn't necessarily natural
Lion

The lion and the crippled fox

A simple story with a profound lesson
Silhouette of a victorious man on top of a mountain

The point of struggle

Is struggle always futile or does it play an important role in life?