- Once you have encountered how you are feeling and thinking, then you can express yourself honestly and clearly.
- It's a daily challenge to eat enough dietary fiber - the typical US citizen eats just 11 g per day, although experts recommend 18
- Some teachers prefer to speak of awareness rather than mindfulness, arguing that the latter word implies an over-emphasis on mind at the expense of body and spirit. Don't elevate the mind to the throne of supreme power. If you catch yourself being over-intellectual, or placing too much faith in logic, read a sacred text and spend an hour in the gym - or whatever equivalent activities you feel more comfortable with. Let your mind know its place.