100% Of You

“Be there with one hundred percent of yourself. In every moment of your daily life. That is the essence of  Buddhist meditation. Each of us knows that we can do that, so let us train to live each moment of our daily life deeply. That is why I like to define mindfulness as the energy to helps us to be there 100%,  It is the energy of your true presence.”

Thich Nhat Hahn

Being fully present requires 100 percent of you. .So does the experience  everyone craves: wholeness. What can better capture the experience of "healing" of "recovery" than wholeness? To be whole, to give 100 percent, you need to do more than simply accept what's ‘easy'. After all, its easy to accept yourself when you are feeling at “ease”. 

The challenge is this: Honor your self enough to accept all of yourself. Especially what makes you most uncomfortable! Honor yourself by allowing all of your feelings. Make space for all of you, without judgment and without censure. Celebrate all of you because without all of it, you wouldn't be who you are;

Ask yourself, in each day, how much of yourself do you really allow in? How much of you is actually present, and exposed to the light?