Sixing can be a meditative act. Reflecting on life’s complexities using very few words requires diligence, patience, and a keen eye on what really matters—a few deep breaths help, too. Many Sixers embrace this Zen-like simplicity. This week, some writers offered advice on how to peacefully undergo transitions (“Seeking familiar milestones in changing landscapes”); others expressed value in remaining present, even when there’s nothing exciting to be present for (“Practice being bored. It builds character.”). And one Sixer practiced a moving meditation, letting a baby Buddha lead the way (“Let toddler take you for walk.”). These Sixes are filled with awareness.
Best role reversal: “Let toddler take you for walk.” —Undermom
Most forgiving: “Give all grudges a proper burial.” —Susan_Breeden
Most mindful: “Inhaling this moment: my favorite drug.” —BanjoDan
Most challenging: “Practice being bored. It builds character.” —LaurenLipton
Best approach to change: “Seeking familiar milestones in changing landscapes” —Midnight
Most accepting: “The best routes are rarely pre-mapped.” —ADHDean