Can our children teach us mindfulness?
Last week, someone I know well wanted to tell me something amazing that’d happened to them. He’d been trying to console and explain to his 4-year-old daughter that her bad dreams weren’t anything to be afraid of. It’s tough because we all know they seem real, and we can feel afraid to fall asleep lest they revisit us again. He found himself saying to her “It’s okay, your dreams are ‘just thoughts’ and those thoughts aren’t real”. He actually found himself stumbling across his