It’s an old saying from Alcoholics Anonymous, and you may have seen it on the bumper sticker of a car: “Easy does it.” It’s also an ancient Buddhist value. And it’s one of the points found in Winnie-the-Pooh stories. There’s a natural order, rhythm, and movement to the flow of life. We can’t tap into it when we’re trying too hard. The trick is relaxing and allowing that flow to find and include us.
Application: Whenever we’re trying harder and accomplishing less, it may be time to ease up.
From the book: 52 Weeks of Conscious Contact
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