WELCOME!

As I was thinking about how to begin this blog, questions came up, like—- What is it about mindfulness and meditation that I most want to say, to communicate, to offer? What is it about this subject that has sustained my interest over 20+ years? What about it has led me to rely on these practices and principles as guidelines for my life?

Here is what I came up with.

  1. Mindfulness (and I mean this in its broadest sense) addresses our humanity——our fabulousness as well as our flaws. And it gives us a way to live with both, acknowledging and accepting our less stellar tendencies while offering the means to cultivate our inherent goodness.
  2. Mindfulness is reality based. It doesn’t flinch when encountering the inevitable difficulties that life throws at us. Not only doesn’t it flinch, it identifies skillful means for coping with those difficulties.
  3. These capacities are available to every one of us, though discernment about when and how to open to them is advisable.
  4. These principles and practices can lead to greater well-being and a more ease-ful life.

I have written a lot of material about this subject over the years. Most of it is in the form of 2-3 page observations about some aspect of meditation or highlighting a property of mindfulness. That’s what will appear on the blog. (See About this Blog)

And, while this blog is not intended to instruct, I do hope to encourage and inform. There’s a lot to say about the nuances and obstacles that are encountered as we engage in this territory.

The invitation is always——try this for yourself. Take what resonates for you, discard the rest—-and along the way be honest with yourself about the quality of the effort and commitment you are making to giving it a shot. It’s true—you have to practice and there are many apps that can help you get started if you are a beginner or support you when you want further guidance. In the meantime-

I welcome you here.

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    Thank you for your beautifully written opening entry on Mindfully Inclined. I love the name, and I look forward to reading future entries. Wishing you well. Linda

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