Sometimes Mindful Isn’t Serious.

Via 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…

About Kate Bartolotta

Kate Bartolotta is the strongest girl in the world. She is the love child of a pirate and a roller derby queen. She hails from the second star to the right. Her love of words is boundless, but she knows that many of life’s best moments are completely untranslatable. When she is not writing, you may find her practicing yoga, devouring a book, playing with her children, planting dandelions, or dancing barefoot with her heart on her sleeve. She is madly in love with life and does not know how this story ends; she’s making it up as she goes. Kate is the owner and editor-in-chief of Be You Media Group. She also writes for The Huffington Post, elephant journal, The Good Men Project, The Green Divas, Yoganonymous, The Body Project, Project Eve, Thought Catalog and Soulseeds. She facilitates writing workshops and retreats throughout North America. Heart Medicine, Kate's book on writing, is now available on You can follow Kate on Facebook and Twitter


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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