Becoming aware of our thoughts and emotions and being able to look at them non-judgmentally and with warmth is the beginning of the path to waking up and becoming who we already are.
Quoting Pema Chodron
Start where you are: A guide to Compassionate Living by Pema Chodron
We can all experience difficulties, stress or struggles in our life from time to time or on a daily basis
…. it can be liberating to experience that thoughts are just thoughts… and not ‘you’, or ‘reality’..the MBCT course is developed in a way that assists in learning to take a wider perspective.
“The simple act of recognising your thoughts as thoughts can free you from the distorted reality they often create and allow for more clear-sightedness and a greater sense of manageability in your life.” Jon Kabat-Zinn