Knowledge and Understanding are important building blocks for personal growth, but they are not the whole picture.
Experience and Feelings are what gives life its richness.
The head and the heart – both are needed to create a balanced life of mindfulness.
We all spend a lot of time “in our heads”. We fill our lives with a constant stream of inner and outer talk and busyness.
Try interrupting your thoughts for a moment, to take in your feelings. Can you feel without labelling and thinking about your feelings? Ah – that’s a challenge.
Turning your attention to your breath can help you to hit the pause button on your thought train. Thoughts are not bad – they’re just not the whole of experience of being alive. Give yourself the opportunity to embrace the space in between your thoughts. The space where you can absorb the present moment and enjoy its beauty