25 of my favorite powerful quotes about mindfulness

“Be mindful. Be grateful. Be positive. Be true. Be kind.” ― Roy T. Bennett, The Light in the Heart

“Walk as if you are kissing the Earth with your feet.” ― Thich Nhat Hanh, Peace Is Every Step: The Path of Mindfulness in Everyday Life

“Feelings come and go like clouds in a windy sky. Conscious breathing is my anchor.” ― Thich Nhat Hang, Stepping into Freedom: Rules of Monastic Practice for Novices

“If you want to conquer the anxiety of life, live in the moment, live in the breath.” ― Amit Ray, Om Chanting and Meditation

“The most fundamental aggression to ourselves, the most fundamental harm we can do to ourselves, is to remain ignorant by not having the courage and the respect to look at ourselves honestly and gently.” ― Pema Chödrön, When Things Fall Apart: Heart Advice for Difficult Times

“Do every act of your life as though it were the very last act of your life.” ― Marcus Aurelius, Meditations

“Everything is created twice, first in the mind and then in reality.” ― Robin Sharma, The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari: A Fable About Fulfilling Your Dreams and Reaching Your Destiny

“It’s a funny thing about life, once you begin to take note of the things you are grateful for, you begin to lose sight of the things that you lack.” ― Germany Kent

“One is a great deal less anxious if one feels perfectly free to be anxious, and the same may be said of guilt.” ― Alan Wilson Watts, Psychotherapy East and West

“Mind is a flexible mirror, adjust it, to see a better world.” ― Amit Ray, Mindfulness Living in the Moment – Living in the Breath

“The attempt to escape from pain, is what creates more pain.” ― Gabor Maté

“Life is a dance. Mindfulness is witnessing that dance.” ― Amit Ray, Mindfulness Living in the Moment – Living in the Breath

“Mindfulness is simply being aware of what is happening right now without wishing it were different; enjoying the pleasant without holding on when it changes (which it will); being with the unpleasant without fearing it will always be this way (which it won’t).” – James Baraz

“When you open your mind, you open new doors to new possibilities for yourself and new opportunities to help others.” ― Roy T. Bennett

“If there is a secret for greater self-control, the science points to one thing: the power of paying attention.” ― Kelly McGonigal, The Willpower Instinct: How Self-Control Works, Why It Matters, and What You Can Do to Get More of It

“Don’t believe everything you think. Thoughts are just that – thoughts.” ― Allan Lokos, Pocket Peace: Effective Practices for Enlightened Living

“Respond; don’t react. Listen; don’t talk. Think; don’t assume.” ― Raji Lukkoor

“Suffering usually relates to wanting things to be different from the way they are.” ― Allan Lokos, Pocket Peace: Effective Practices for Enlightened Living

“Most of us take for granted that time flies, meaning that it passes too quickly. But in the mindful state, time doesn’t really pass at all. There is only a single instant of time that keeps renewing itself over and over with infinite variety.” ― Deepak Chopra, The Book of Secrets: Unlocking the Hidden Dimensions of Your Life

“Meditation is the ultimate mobile device; you can use it anywhere, anytime, unobtrusively.” ― Sharon Salzberg, Real Happiness: The Power of Meditation

“It’s good to have an end in mind but in the end what counts is how you travel.” ― Orna Ross

“Everything will be okay as soon as you are okay with everything. And that’s the only time everything will be okay.” ― Michael A. Singer, The Untethered Soul: The Journey Beyond Yourself

“The grass is not ‘greener’ on the other side – it is just another shade of green.” ― Annika Sorensen, Take Stress from Chaos to Calm

“The most profound personal growth does not happen while reading a book or meditating. It happens in the throes of conflict, when you are angry, afraid, frustrated. It happens when you are doing the same old thing and you suddenly realize that you have a choice.” ― Vironika Tugaleva






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