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Mindfulness by Domyo Sater Burk

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CHAPTER11

Comfort with Stillness and Silence

In This Chapter

  • The relationship between stillness and a receptive attitude
  • How letting go of activity can help you make better decisions
  • Why some people are uncomfortable with silence
  • Learning to appreciate stillness and silence
  • Ways to cultivate more stillness in your life

To cultivate the receptive attitude required for mindfulness, you temporarily stop trying to influence your circumstances and just open the doors of perception. You try to let go of activity, judgment, and trying to figure things out using your ordinary level of thinking. You momentarily set aside commenting on things and explaining ...

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