It is difficult to know what to do with so much happiness.
With sadness there is something to rub against,
a wound to tend with lotion and cloth.
When the world falls in around you, you have pieces to pick up,
something to hold in your hands, like ticket stubs or change.

extract from So Much Happiness by Naomi Shihab Nye


Below is a short, 7-minute meditation inspired by Tara Brach’s teachings of RAIN – Recognise, Allow, Investigate, Nurture