Recognize and Accept


As long as we’re rejecting ourselves and causing harm to our bodies and minds, there’s no point in talking about loving and accepting others.

With mindfulness, we can recognize our habitual ways of thinking and the content of our thoughts.

Sometimes our thoughts run around in circles and we’re engulfed in distrust, pessimism, conflict, sorrow, or jealousy.

This state of mind will naturally manifest in our words and actions and cause harm to us and to others.

When we shed the light of mindfulness on our habitual thought patterns, we see them clearly.

Recognizing our habits and smiling to them is the practice of appropriate mental attention, which helps us create new and more beneficial neural pathways.

Thich Nhat Hanh

Day 11 of the 35 Days of Love

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