We are very good at preparing to live, but not very good at living

Screen Shot 2012-12-11 at 5.59.56 PM“We can smile, breathe, walk, and eat in a way that allows us to be in touch with the abundance of happiness that is available.

We are very good at preparing to live, but not very good at living.

We know how to sacrifice ten years for a diploma, and we are willing to work very hard to get a job, a car, a house, and so on. But we have difficulty remembering that we are alive in the present moment, the only moment there is for us to be alive.

Every breath we take, every step we make, can be filled with peace, joy, and serenity. We need only to be awake, alive in the present moment.”

–Thich Nhat Hanh

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About Dawa

I am a student of Yoga, Ayurveda, and Dharma. My intention with this blog is to write down all that I have learned along the way, in hopes that you will also find something to be helpful on your path, should you happen to find me. Love & Light!
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