Too much of the education system orients students toward becoming better thinkers, but there is almost no focus on our capacity to pay attention and cultivate awareness. Mindfulness is a way to rebalance ourselves. Instead of being lost in thought, or caught up in emotional upheaval, we can tip the scale in the direction of greater equanimity, clarity, wisdom, and self-compassion by actually learning how to inhabit that other dimension of our being.
Should you actually tell someone that you think that their ideas is crazy? And can you be vulnerable enough to admit to someone when you are afraid? Is the alternative denial and misery? Speaking From the Heart: Expressing All of You