Sometimes Mindful Isn’t Serious.

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on Jan 18, 2012
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Sometimes the mindful life is serious business.

Fighting censorship, saving the environment, changing the world.

But other times, it’s just the present moment.

Sometimes mindful is 11:52 p.m.,

feeling your toes warmed by the fire,

peeking out the window hoping for snowflakes.

It’s kittens attacking your hair while you work,

burning your lips on your Earl Grey tea

and listening to a highly addictive song, eleventy billion times or so.

Take a break…


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About Kate Bartolotta

Kate Bartolotta is a wellness cheerleader, yogini storyteller, and self-care maven. She also writes for Huffington Post, Yoga International, Mantra Yoga+ Health, a beauty full mind, The Good Men Project, The Green Divas, The Body Project, Project Eve, Thought Catalog and Soulseeds. Kate's books are now available on Amazon.com and Barnes & Noble.com. She is passionate about helping people fall in love with their lives. You can connect with Kate on Facebook and Instagram.

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17 Responses to “Sometimes Mindful Isn’t Serious.”

  1. Karl Saliter karlsaliter says:

    Whats not to love? Thanks for the laughs, Kate. I am gonna stop plying this now. One more.

  2. Yasica greenbless says:

    Posted on EJ Health & Wellness Facebook

    Jessica Stone Baker
    Co-Editor, Elephant Health & Wellness
    The Mindful Body

  3. Ann Shawhan says:

    Nice song, nice bio. Good luck in everything you do.

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