I was no longer fully present to the experience of sitting on a log, by the lake. I took a deep breath in, and reminded myself of the benefits of simply bearing witness to my surroundings. My eyes still closed, I heard the happy chirping of birds, the gentle sound of the waves crashing on the frozen shore, and a train in the far distance.That ephemeral moment of mindfulness was simply rejuvenating. At that moment, I decided to open my eyes, and two magnificent swans were right in front of me! Their silent, yet graceful presence was such a gift and I felt instant joy and gratitude. Mindfulness is a powerful thing. This morning, it reminded me that there is beauty everywhere. We simply need to take the time to notice it!
Get the scoop!
Subscribe below to receive our Monthly Newsletter