Love is the greatest pain of all. There’s a reason Roland Barthes says love is the romantic solution to the problem of death. Fall in love, or die trying.
“Love at first sight is always spoken in the past tense. The scene is perfectly adapted to this temporal phenomenon: distinct, abrupt, framed, it is already a memory […] “for a certain time, though a finite one, a deranged interval, something has been successful: I have been fulfilled: all my desires abolished by the plenitude of their satisfaction.” Roland Barthes
Even though love is the greatest pain, love comes in a variety of flavors as our life experience can attest to. However, beneath whatever form love takes on the surface of our human existence. It’s the unshakeable, unconditional form of this feeling that many of us are after. Through a variety of mindfulness exercises for love and compassion, we come into greater resonance with this powerful force of love that rests at the core of each of us. And so, we have come up with 8 mindfulness exercises for love and compassion. You can click here to jump to the guide right away.