A great read on Mindfulness from the blog which talks about Mindfulness in general, something which which is a topic close to my heart as well. In today’s world we forget to take out some time and really do one thing at a time and focus on our surroundings. Loved reading this piece and hope you do too!
What is mindfulness?
Mindfulness. It’s a pretty straightforward word. It suggests that the mind is fully attending to what’s happening, to what you’re doing, to the space you’re moving through. That might seem trivial, except for the annoying fact that we so often veer from the matter at hand. Our mind takes flight, we lose touch with our body, and pretty soon we’re engrossed in obsessive thoughts about something that just happened or fretting about the future. And that makes us anxious.
We’ve had a few queries asking us to explain further our definition of mindful travel and to give some tips for achieving it. As Buddhists it is something that comes naturally to us, but we haven’t been trying to stuff Buddhism or meditation down people’s throats; far from it, our thoughts are merely based on our own experiences of travel, people, different cultures. It’s really all about focus…
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