Mindfulness is to take in the present moment as it is.
We often associate nourishing our mind with gaining more knowledge, problem-solving, engaging in intellectual debates and discussions… but seldom relate it with daily habits like how we treat our body, or how we spend our time, which can have quite a bearing on the state of our mind and how we cope with the circumstances life places us in.
Sometimes we forget that our minds are part of our body and that the foods we eat affect our moods and level of general happiness.
– Mark Boyle
It’s funny how as children we are taught to take care of our bodies- eat a balanced diet, drink filtered water, wash your hands before eating, exercise… but aren’t taught to take care of our mind. We aren’t told that like any other part of our body, our mind needs to be taken care of […]