That’s great advice I think, it’s great to just let go of all your obligations for a little while and devote yourself to something outwith you. (But I guess it’s not totally selfless!!)
I love the idea of meditation independent of the action your body is taking. Like you say, while walking, or sitting, or running, or whatever, still or moving, it’s all meditation. It’s like a separation of the mind and the body. Thank you very much for your kind reply :)
Hi Mairead O Donoghue, sorry for my delay in reply!
I like this a lot, I think we all have a little bit of Mr Grumbly in us at times (I definitely do!) and this was a vivid reminder. Reading BHD’s comment below made me think this piece would be so well paired with accompanying illustrations :)
Hi snehalrao, thanks for reading and for your reply :) A good story transcends technically good writing. Someone’s writing and language could be technically perfect but if they were not saying something interesting it would make dull reading.
Don’t let the fear of lack of skill or language hold you back, they can only…
Thanks for taking the time to read, and leave some feedback. It’s not often that people respond to disagree, and even less to give critique on the writing itself! I appreciate it very much :)
Hmm, I guess a lot of the time, especially in these types of articles, I err towards being more economical with my language. I try to…
I think holding ourselves to realistic expectations is a good thing, but the pressure of an audience somehow seems to warp and deform our expectations without us noticing. We expect to write pure wisdom that every single person reading will love, they’ll all leave the final words having reached enlightenment.. If only that were realistic!
Thanks you, and thanks for reading. Every now when I sit back, the weight of realisation hits me that the words any of us type can be read by anyone anywhere in the world. It’s hard to get my head round! :)