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“Whatever you do, it should be an expression of the same deep activity. We should appreciate what we are doing. There is no preparation for something else.”

by Shunryu Suzuki-roshi from Zen Mind, Beginner's Mind
Tags: zen, being present, appreciation, Shunryu Suzuki-roshi, Zen Mind Beginner's Mind



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“Our way is to practice one step at a time, one breath at a time, with no gaining idea.”

by Shunryu Suzuki-roshi from Crooked Cucumber: The Life and Zen Teaching of Shunryu Suzuki
Tags: zen, being present, mindfulness, Shunryu Suzuki-roshi, Crooked Cucumber: The Life and Zen Teaching of Shunryu Suzuki



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“Mindfulness means paying attention in a particular way: on purpose, in the present moment, and non-judgmentally.”

by Jon Kabat-Zinn from Wherever You Go, There You Are
Tags: mindfulness, defining mindfulness, being present, present, attention, Jon Kabat-Zinn, Wherever You Go There You Are: Mindfulness Meditation in Everyday Life



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