Being Mindful of the Masks We Wear

The first step to being our most authentic selves is investigating which of our qualities we’re willing to show the world, and which we’d rather hide.

When I came back from India after that long trip teaching math, I began teaching my students meditation and I realized that my students didn’t understand meditation, just like I didn’t when I was in high school. I started doing this once a week. I said we’re going to start with one minute and we’re going to just sit quietly with our eyes closed. I’m going to turn the light off. My students had such a hard time with just one minut