Loneliness is a complex problem of epidemic proportions, affecting millions from all walks of life.
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Meditation for modern living
Is it possible to have an opinion whilst being open to the possibility of another outcome, an opinion that has the potential to move, to shift, to change?
When we are 'here' we notice the little things, we notice change, we appreciate what we already have in our life, and we see things as they really are, rather than how we imagine them to be.
Remind yourself of the inherent value of each and every moment, no matter what name of the week you give it.
It's easy to get caught up in all the little stories, the dramas, the hopes and the fears of the mind.
As humans, we're always grasping for certainty. But there is no shame in not knowing, there is only freedom.
We are not what we do, what we say, what we think, or even what we feel. Whilst these things may define our experience of life, they do not define who we are.
Each time we sit down, we polish our awareness and see our mind a little more clearly.
It is in acknowledging that we all struggle with our thoughts and emotions in a similar way that we begin to feel less isolated.
Personal growth is the direct experience of life.
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Andy Puddicombe is a Clinical Meditation Consultant and the co-founder of Headspace, which aims to make meditation simple and accessible through its website and app.