Blips in Mindfulness Hazardous to Your Health

Feb 25, 2013 | Healing, Health, Mindfulness Meditation, Yoga practices | 3 comments

Typing is a nine finger exercise tonight.
What lies beneath the bandage you don’t want to know. Okay, if you must know… the car door closing has made short work of my finger nail.
I haven’t cried while jumping up and down with desperate pain in a very long time. It seemed necessary at the time – a pressure valve – but then when my hysteria had gone on for a while, I told myself to relax.
Amazing self-control, you say? Two days into my new discipline of mindfulness meditation has produced miraculous results you think?
Actually, if I’d been truly mindful, I might have moved my finger out of harm’s way in the first place.
Gosh, it’s painful to be human at times.


  1. Ouch! that happened to me in December after seeing with new friends the Francis Bacon show at the AGNSW… perfect ending really when you think about his work! so i bravely said it was ok when i wanted to cry!!

    • I’ve had a bruised finger from car-door-smashes, but never one that cut into my finger nail. Who would think fingers could be so bloody!

  2. EVE, WHAT HAVE YOU DONE!!?? Here’s hugs to you and I’ll bring home some chocolate chip cookies.


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