"This moment is all there is" - RUMI
When moving to a new country we can’t go on automatic pilot and do things the way we have done them before. We just can’t. Because nothing is the same anymore.
And this is when all the senses open up. .
By letting us explore our new country through our senses we become more mindful and anchored in the present moment. We also truly "live in" our bodies.
I tended to do the opposite thing in China: forget about the senses, forget about my body, probably because I felt threatened by the pollution of the food, the air and the water. Nevertheless I gave it a try.Read More