When the baby wrens in her treehouse didn't have enough to eat, Holly started paying close attention to the bugs that inhabit our world. It takes mindfulness to notice unhealthy changes in our environment and to develop the caring attitude we need to motivate us to change.
“My meditation was bad today. I can’t focus. My mind is just too busy.” This is by far the most common complaint I see written on my students’ meditation logs. Often my students see it as a problem of such magnitude that it means they're incapable of meditating or of experiencing any benefit from meditation.