Seems like I can’t look anywhere lately, without being told to be “mindful.”
“Mindful? You mean, paying attention?”
No – being present in the moment.
“Well… I am here.”
No – critically examining each thought and moment, without being critical of the rightness, or wrongness, of your way of thinking of that given moment.
[Here, my head explodes].
Look. I kinda get it. Reflect upon what’s happening, as it’s happening, without judgement. Learn to be accepting. Engage.
And, I think I actually have experienced something, akin to zen, a few times in my life, while in the act of creation: writing a network handler, overnight, under deadline, awakening the next morning to some of the best code I had written to then (and perhaps, since), but not really remembering all the details of exactly how I had done it… spending days working through a thorny technical problem, before having a Eureka! moment…
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