You will never see the sun rise if you are always facing west

Image 3During a “dark night of the soul” … I drove to the Toronto lakefront to wait for the sun to rise.  It was unusual for me to sit and watch sunrises, I am more of a sunset type of person … as I sat journaling, I thought “Why is it taking so long for the sun to rise?  Why does it seem to be so light?” And then I realized … I was sitting where I  watch sunsets and I had my back to the sunrise!!!

Mindfulness is so important … stop and reflect to help break out of old mindless / automatic pilot types of actions.

To learn more about mindfulness watch Harvard Professor Ellen Langer video.

About Maureen (Mo) McKenna

She is a learning partner, facilitator and speaker. Maureen is a founding partner of Innovation Works - www.innovationworks.ca. Follow her on TWITTER: @momckenna and on LINKEDIN: www.linkedin.com/in/maureenmckenna or EMAIL: mckenna.maureen1@gmail.com
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