Creating A Mindful Life In A Distracted World …

Creating A Mindful Life In A Distracted World – Hacker Noon:

When we are mindful, we begin to be a more objective witness of our own experiences: when placed into a situation where we would normally become aggravated, we can observe our aggravation as it arises. As a meditation teacher once told me, without mindfulness, we are reaction machines. But with mindfulness, we give ourselves some room to move. Instead of acting out of our long-held tendencies, biases, and patterns, we can act in a way that serves the situation and serves the people involved.