Fit Foodie Finds – Where healthy meets delicious
When you need a warm meal to thaw out your bones, this White Chicken Quinoa Chili is just what you need! It’s made with chicken breast, quinoa, white beans, and salsa verde…oh and cauliflower crunchies on read more…
Say if you’ve already eaten a crap ton of Christmas cookies this year. I’ve been trying to keep the ones I eat to homemade and semi-healthy…like my Gluten-Free Almond Biscotti, but I’m read more… Fit Foodie Finds – Where healthy meets delicious.
The benefit of this is that by continually letting go of what I think things should be, of what I think I know, of needing to have control or certainty … I can just let go and relax. I can do my best, but not stress out about it when things don’t go my way.
I don’t have to be afflicted by anything. I can be busy, but not afflicted by that busyness. I can be tired, but not afflicted by the fact of my tiredness. I can have things go differently than I planned, but not be afflicted by that fact. The first conditions (busy, tired, things not going as planned) are not always in my control. But I can let go of knowing, and so not be afflicted by any of these conditions. Being afflicted by the conditions of life is what causes our real problems.
When things are messy or disorderly, not the way I like them, I try to let go of the way I think things should be. Then I try to see the situation with fresh eyes, understanding that there will always be chaos and mess, and that this too can be loved.
And by letting go of what I know, I’m opening myself up to what’s in front of me. This unfolding moment of unexpectedness. zen habits