Busy Chasing Rainbows?

Busy Chasing Rainbows?

Are you consumed with chasing dreams that your forget what’s right here now? Without realizing it, I catch myself thinking so far into the future, that my present life loses balance. I discover a pattern of discomfort because I can get so caught up in the “dream.” Anything that is not part of that “dream” (which is now) is considered less important and does not get proper attention.

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Finding the Sweet Spot

Finding the Sweet Spot

After completing a detox, I often reflect on how this experience is so much more than about food. Instead of counting down the days, like I used to in the early days, I approach this process more as a time of a self-discovery and view my actions from a mindfulness perspective. Looking through this lens reveals something meaningful about my relationship with food and my attachments. It’s about really paying attention, and practicing loving kindness with myself when the need for attachment in relation to food can be strong.

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Open to Each Moment as It Unfolds

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On my amazing detox journey, I’m grateful for the ability to have the patience to be fully present during this experience instead of counting down the days until I can enjoy coffee once again. This time, it’s different. I can’t quite put the feeling into words, other than to say that I’m content. There’s no grasping or clinging, and I’m open to each moment as it unfolds in a patient, mindful way.

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