Mindfulness, in-the-moment awareness, and being “present,” goes hand-in-hand with being authentic, mental health and wellness. See link to article in Flipboard magazine SEL.
Ichi-go Ichi-ē. Ichi-go ichi ē. “One meeting, one chance.” This moment is precious. Even if we read this exact same post tomorrow, at the same time, in the same place, on the same phone, we can’t recreate an identical encounter with each other that is happening right now.
“We shall arrive at the place we started, and know the place for the first time.”
– T.S. Elliot, The Four Quartets
It takes artists years to draw a perfect circle. The process teaches us that there’s no such thing as “perfect.” The “flaws” make each of our circles unique. Life goes in circles.