Shoshin: A Remarkable Zen Concept Used to Let Go of Old Assumptions
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It means dropping our expectations and preconceived ideas about something, and seeing things with an open mind, fresh eyes, just like a beginner.
Beginner’s mind is a form of meditation. Instead of sitting in meditation and thinking you know what your breath will be like, or the present moment in front of you will be like, just pay attention.
See everything with fresh eyes. Drop your preconceived ideas and just look clearly at what’s in front of you.
When something feels bad, at least it has meaning. In depression, everything becomes a big blank void.
Stop the conscious searching of your passion and just live passionately.
Trying to find a passion is often a fruitless exercise, though it is heavily advised in many books and articles...
Living passionately means living in the now, in the present moment.
It means not being distracted on your phone, but being engaged in what you love doing. It means interacting with others deeply and fully, giving all your attention and focus.
An example of being holistically passionate in your life is the habit of constantly learning, absorbing as much as you can.