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 Mindfulness Quotes 

When we get too caught up in the busyness

of the world, we lose connection

with one another – and ourselves.

~ Jack Kornfield

Everything that has a beginning has an ending.

Make your peace with that and all will be well.

~ Jack Kornfield

The things that matter most in our lives are

not fantastic or grand. They are moments

when we touch one another.

~ Jack Kornfield

Fear is a natural reaction

to moving closer to the truth.

~ Pema Chodron

The essence of bravery is being

without self-deception.

~ Pema Chodron

Meditation practice isn’t about trying to throw

ourselves away and become something better.

It’s about befriending who we are already.

~ Pema Chodron

Mindfulness isn’t difficult, we just

need to remember to do it.

~ Sharon Salzberg

That’s life: starting over,

one breath at a time.

~ Sharon Salzberg

Life is a dance. Mindfulness is

witnessing that dance.

~ Amit Ray

The stiller you are the calmer life is.

~ Rasheed Ogunlaru

Don’t let life harden your heart.

~ Pema Chodron

Mindful eating is a way to become reacquainted

with the guidance of our internal nutritionist.

~ Jan Chozen Bays

Mindful eating means simply eating or drinking

while being aware of each bite or sip.

~ Thich Nhat Hanh

Drink your tea slowly and reverently,

as if it is the axis on which the earth

revolves – slowly, evenly, without

rushing toward the future.

~ Thich Nhat Hanh

Tea is an act complete in its simplicity.

When I drink tea, there is only me and

the tea. The rest of the world dissolves.

~ Thich Nhat Hanh

The little things? The little moments?

They aren’t little.

~ Jon Kabat-Zinn

Mindfulness is a way of befriending

ourselves and our experience.

~ Jon Kabat-Zinn

The best way to capture moments is to pay attention.

This is how we cultivate mindfulness.

~ Jon Kabat-Zinn

“You can’t stop the waves,

but you can learn to surf”

~ Jon Kabat-Zinn

To think in terms of either pessimism or

optimism over-simplifies the truth.

The problem is to see reality as it is.

~ Thich Nhat Hanh

Many people are alive but don’t touch

the miracle of being alive.

~ Thich Nhat Hanh

Live the actual moment.

Only this actual moment is life.

~ Thich Nhat Hanh

Meditation is not evasion; it is a

serene encounter with reality.

~ Thich Nhat Hanh

Don’t believe everything you think.

Thoughts are just that – thoughts.

~ Allan Lokos

There is something wonderfully bold and

liberating about saying yes to our

entire imperfect and messy life.

~ Tara Brach

If you want to conquer the anxiety of life,

live in the moment, live in the breath.

~ Amit Ray

Open the window of your mind.

Allow the fresh air, new lights

and new truths to enter.

~ Amit Ray

Step outside for a while – calm your mind. It is

better to hug a tree than to bang your head

against a wall continually.

~ Rasheed Ogunlaru

A few simple tips for life: feet on the ground,

head to the skies, heart open…quiet mind.

~ Rasheed Ogunlaru

How you look at it is pretty much how you’ll see it.

~ Rasheed Ogunlaru

It is never too late to turn on the light.

~ Sharon Salzberg

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