Monday Mindfulness

Cultivating Strength, Joy, Peace & Resilience

Next Steps



How easy it is to get bogged down in the “what if’s”, to perceive experiences as negative, missed opportunities, or wasted efforts.

What if…instead we believed, truly, down to the core, that everything that happens — even all of these things that seem like mistakes, chances gone by, and dead ends —  happens just as intended?

What if…instead of making New Year’s resolutions, we simply resolve to maintain resolve?  Facing each moment with openness, acceptance, and love?

What if…instead of holding onto expectations and outcomes, we could see each day as a shiny, unwrapped gift, reveling in the thrill and wonder of that moment?

What if…it is all unfolding precisely as it should; every botch, bobble, and blunder just the next step in the great adventure known as YOU?

Author: Monday Mindfulness

Yoga and Mindfulness Education @ and

2 thoughts on “Next Steps

  1. wonderful encouragement
    to have beautiful intentions 🙂

  2. The botches, bobbles, and blunders make it all that much more interesting…or so it mainly seems in retrospect 🙂 Also I’ve also thought when contemplating being grateful for things unfolding as they are (even though not what i would have wished) that it wouldn’t take much to imagine a far worse scenario!

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