When the soil is healthy, nature takes care of itself.
Zen is something like this.
Zen mindfulness is about letting something grow out of the native soil of your own life. Like plants, your life is rooted in your own conditioning, culture, language and beliefs. A Zen inspired life style is about how you cultivate that soil to support your life. And in Zen, this is done through the regular practice of meditation. This practice is a way of empathically keeping company with yourself. And this simple practice, supported by new findings in neuroscience, is the foundation of a more effective life of openness, empathy and clarity. MORE >>