This blog explores the relationship of staying in the moment, and self acceptance371d36d75e05eda735858f8e467be99c
A young child is always in the present. For him/her, it is the most natural thing in the world. As we grow older. we tend to focus on the past, or project the past into the future.
For me, remaining in the moment is probably the most difficult thing in the world. When I try to meditate, it seems that my thoughts are bouncing off the walls.. I think the more I try to remain still, the less success I have.
Now I am working on acceptance. However I feel,.whatever, is happening, I remind myself myself to accept the present moment unconditionally. If am meditating, and not doing a good job of quieting my thoughts, I am learning to accept that. I remind myself many times during the day, to accept myself..
As I become less judgemental, I reduce the level of stress not only on me, but on people around me. In time, I will no longer have to remind myself to be self accepting, it will become natural. I think when this happens everything will all into place. Without the pressure to succeed, or meet some ideal, meditation will become much easier, and I will be able to lead more relaxed joy-full life.
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