Attitude 6 – Acceptance

  “Some lose all mind and become soul, insane. Some lose all soul and become mind, intellectual. Some lose both and become accepted ― Charles Bukowski This is the sixth of the seven attitudes that Jon-Kabat-Zinn believes are the basis for Mindfulness. So what on earth is the idea of Acceptance? Definition: Simply put, coming to […]

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Attitude 5 – Non-Striving

. . . My opinion is that you never find happiness until you stop looking for it. My greatest happiness consists precisely in doing nothing whatever that is calculated to obtain happiness: and this, in the minds of most people, is the worst possible course. I will hold to the saying that:”Perfect Joy is to […]

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Attitude 4 – Trust

“The beginning of love is the will to let those we love be perfectly themselves, the resolution not to twist them to fit our own image. If in loving them we do not love what they are, but only their potential likeness to ourselves, then we do not love them: we only love the reflection […]

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Attitude 2 – Patience

“It isn’t what you have or who you are or where you are or what you are doing that makes you happy or unhappy. It is what you think about it.” ― Dale Carnegie, How to Win Friends and Influence People This is the second of the seven attitudes that Jon-Kabat-Zinn believes are the basis […]

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Attitude 1 – Non-Judging

“It isn’t what you have or who you are or where you are or what you are doing that makes you happy or unhappy. It is what you think about it.” ― Dale Carnegie, How to Win Friends and Influence People This is the first of the seven attitudes that Jon-Kabat-Zinn believes are the basis […]

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