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Waking Up for The First Time To the World of Mindfulness

Book Chronicles / Review

In this article:
Waking Up for the First Time
Lala Bohang

Written by Kadek Sonia Piscayanti, originally published in Tatkala

Dec 11, 2021

Let me read you a part of writing from Waking up for The First Time by Lala Bohang where you can relate (or not) to your mood.

It’s absurd how things around me become a mere repetition without process that I can quietly observe. Repetitiveness becomes a default feeling, an emotion, and sometimes, the pain on my back or my weekly migraine.

This quote reminds me of the mindlessness state-the state of being repetitive, unaware, careless, detached from the context, and uncritical. Where things go by moment per moment without meaning.

So here, Lala Bohang is trying to give picture or image of a character that is imperfect in some ways, however, she sees the character in a mindful manner. It is the metaphor of reality, where reality is presented in different perspective, where the character is observed more carefully, more mindfully, and non-judgmentally.

Read the full article here.

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