Thursday, March 31, 2011

Reacting or responding?

I just found a very brief little article entitled Meditation Can Offer Health & Spiritual Benefits. What I liked about it was this simple paragraph:
“I used to be very reactionary,” said Amy Garrett. “A problem would come up and I would just react. Now, I am able to respond, as opposed to reacting.” Garrett credits her newfound ‘peace of mind’ to the practice of meditation.
We can really be taken hostage by our reactivity, can't we? Wouldn't it be nice to be free from that?

1 comment:

  1. Anonymous2:05 AM

    Thank you for this Ellie. I just posted this week about how I reacted to a question by defending myself, too much. This is wonderful...must meditate more frequently, the fruits are so wonderful.


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