Dylan’s Passage of the Day: Meditation and Non-Doing

“Meditation is synonymous with the practice of non-doing. We aren’t practicing to make things perfect or to do things perfectly. Rather we practice to grasp and realize (make real for ourselves) the facts that things are already perfect, perfectly what they are. This has everything to do with holding the present moment in its fullnessContinue reading “Dylan’s Passage of the Day: Meditation and Non-Doing”

Dylan’s Passage of The Day:  Shut Up the Voices in Your Head and Try Just To Breathe and Concentrate on Your Breath: Sounds Easy But it May Take Months To Be Able To Do It!

“To use your breathing to nurture mindfulness, just tune into the feeling of it….the feeling of the breath coming into your body and the feeling of the breath leaving your body. That’s all. Just feeling the breath. Breathing and knowing that you you’re breathing. That does not mean deep breathing or forcing your breathing orContinue reading “Dylan’s Passage of The Day:  Shut Up the Voices in Your Head and Try Just To Breathe and Concentrate on Your Breath: Sounds Easy But it May Take Months To Be Able To Do It!”

Dylan’s Passage of the Day: Do You Have the Discipline To Stop For A Moment?

“TRY: Stopping, sitting down, and becoming aware of your breathing once in awhile throughout the day. It can be for five minutes, or even five seconds. Let go into full acceptance of the present moment, including how you are feeling and what you perceive to be happening. For these moments, don’t try to change anythingContinue reading “Dylan’s Passage of the Day: Do You Have the Discipline To Stop For A Moment?”

Dylan’s Passage of the Day: What is Mindfulness?

“Fundamentally, mindfulness is a simple concept. Its power lies in its practice and its applications. Mindfulness means paying attention in a particular way: on purpose, in the present moment and non judgementally. This kind of attention nurtures greater awareness, clarity, and acceptance of the present moment reality. It wakes up to the fact that ourContinue reading “Dylan’s Passage of the Day: What is Mindfulness?”