Why is there a disconnect between knowing the things that are good for us and actually doing it? Why is it that I’m so often tempted by that glazed donut sitting in the cafeteria but overlook the apple?
However, recent studies show that with practice, people can elevate their baseline happiness level. We now know that the brain continues to develop and is capable of change—known as neuroplasticity.
This is the essence of mindfulness. Opening to whatever life may be presenting to you in this moment, and taking a gentle stance.
Not checking my Inbox first thing in the morning allows me to set my priorities, rather than allowing others to set the agenda for the day.