Nurture Continual Mindfulness
Maintain an inner, meditative awareness, even in the midst of activities and you will discover a centralizing principle within you that will rightly guide all your activities.
~Yogacharya Ellen Grace O'Brian
Once we have a steady daily meditation practice we can begin to nurture mindfulness throughout the rest of the day. Walking meditation can help because it fosters meditative awareness with your eyes open. Begin with pleasant walks in nature, stepping slowly in a heel-toe manner, conscious of each foot-fall, while maintaining silence or reciting a mantra. What better way to begin the new year than with the continuous joyful awareness that prepares us to follow the intuitive flashes of wisdom that guide our decisions and allow us to serve life in the highest way.