Author Archive | SueB

#RealHappiness Day 18

Hijacked.  Thoughts are clouds.  Some are storm clouds.  Visitors. You don’t have to invite them in.  Vividly descriptive phrases in today’s lesson.  When I was listening to the section on being highjacked, I  recalled how easily I can get distracted Read More

#RealHappiness Day 17

This morning I woke up frustrated, so it was a good day for this meditation. I had a morning personal training session where I could feel myself angry at being there, not wanting to be social.  Feeling as though this Read More

#RealHappiness Day 16

I’m late with this post.  Sunday was chaotic and time slipped away. I remembered at 11 pm that I hadn’t meditated yet, or blogged and I opted to not get out of bed and do the meditation.  So today, as Read More

#RealHappiness Day 15

Concentration is a significant component of mindfulness meditation.  Today’s lesson focused on noting when we drift away from the focus of the breath.  The purpose of the focus is to note we drifted.  Along with that we are not to Read More

#RealHappiness Day 14

Mindfulness and everyday chores helps to bring us back to the present, and not race off in our minds to other things that happened in the past or may happen in the future.  Being here and now while doing the Read More

#RealHappiness Day 13

Being mindful in the moment requires that we slow down and pay attention.  This can happen with everyday tasks – brushing your teeth, washing dishes,  drinking a cup of coffee or tea.  The idea of focusing on the senses with Read More

#RealHappiness Day 12

What a wonderful day for an eating meditation.  I have an unexpected house guest from China.  Today was cooking lesson day with a new wok.  Of course the wok had to be seasoned – so already the smells of cooking Read More

#RealHappiness Day 11

Today was our second walking meditation.  I always feel clumsy when we start out and then again if we slow down part way through.  Once we start, and I get used to the pace I can focus on how my Read More

#RealHappiness day 10

Today’s body scan was much needed. Lying down and listening to Sharon’s voice guiding us through a scan helped me recognize that sometimes I hang on to a sensation versus just noting it and letting it go.  Do you ever Read More

#RealHappiness Day 9

I try not to read ahead and see what the next day’s topic is going to be.  When today’s meditation started and Sharon had us focus on our hands, I had to smile – I have RA and my hands Read More

May all beings be happy ♡