Why I Teach Dharma

What I hope students remember most about our time together whether it’s an hour, a day or a week is #Mindfulness. The main message of my #dharma is to remind everyone that THIS IS NOT A REHEARSAL.

THIS IS IT.

I hope we can spend time together at Prana del Mar Nov 25 – Dec 2 or Dec 2-9. I’d love to inspire you!

“When it comes right down to it, the challenge of mindfulness is to realize that “this is it” Right now is my life. The question is, What is my relationship to it going to be? Does my life just automatically “happen” to me? Am I a total prisoner of my circumstances or my obligations, of my body or my illness, or of my history? Do I become hostile or defensive or depressed if certain buttons get pushed, happy if other buttons are pushed, and frightened if something else happens? What are my choices? Do I have any options? It is an important point is to grasp the value of bringing the practice of mindfulness into the conduct of our daily lives. Is there any waking moment of your life that would not be richer and more alive for you if you were more fully awake while it was happening?”- Jon Kabat-Zinn

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