According to a Harvard Study, we spend about 47% of our waking hours lost in thought. Put another way, we spend
of our waking moments thinking about something other than what’s happening around us. Yikes!
The study suggests this day dreaming makes us unhappy: "A human mind is a wandering mind, and a wandering mind is an unhappy mind."
It’s a little disheartening, we know. But here’s the good thing: There’s science behind what we practice. The researchers say there might be something to those traditions that teach practitioners to "be here now."
Sound familiar? Yoga teaches us to inhabit the present moment by focusing on our breath or repeating a mantra. Yoga, we’d say, holds space for our happiness.
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