You might be surprised to know it’s one thing and one thing alone: stress. It’s the worries, the fears, the self-judgments, the endless rehashing of the past and rehearsing for the future that’s eroding the quality of our happiness, and therefore our lives.
See, most people have never been taught how to more skillfully use their minds to create benefit for themselves and those around them. And left to it’s own devices, the mind tends to linger and loiter in unhelpful and unbeneficial places.
This is our approach at The Mindful Center. To teach people to more skillfully use their minds to create benefit for themselves and others.
To be able to take a class in this is the game changer that most people are missing in their lives. We take a lot of interesting classes in our lives, and we learn a lot of great things. But to take a class in basic functionality of the mind, the brain, the central nervous system, and then to be able to leverage that knowledge toward a daily life experience of less stress and a truly peaceful mind….do you ever remember taking a class in that?
If we want to become an architect, we know we’d have to take some classes to learn the skill. And if we want to learn how to more skillfully use our minds, we have to take a class in that too.
Students ask me all the time if it’s ok to use meditation to help them sleep….and my answer is always the same.
Hear it in this short video on how to use meditation to help us get better rest.