Care is an easy-going practice. Regardless of whether we forget about our contemplations during a reflection or neglect to see our body and breathing during our work day or totally drop out of the propensity for rehearsing care through and through – at whatever second, whenever, we can basically start once more. This is particularly significant as we start another year. Similarly as, during the new year’s appearance, we evaluate how our life has gone in the course of the most recent a year and start to arrange ourselves to the positive changes we wish to make in our lives in the following a year – with care we are continually returning to the current second and the decision we can make in it.
Toward the start of the year we can make goals for bettering ourselves, for being better, more joyful, more liberal, or whatever. With care practice we make another goal every second we return to mindfulness. Each time we intrude on the daze of our dreams, projections, and stories, and get back to the delicate aliveness of our body breathing, we are making a goal that being available is the thing that’s significant and how we need to carry on with our lives; that this second, as it really is, with its delights and distresses both, is deserving of our consideration and care. Each opportunity we return to this second, we are making the goal that we wish to be conscious for our lives, not sleeping, that we will open to the secret of our lives even as we make arrangements to pay the lease. Everything starts with seeing this breath… .