Sunday, June 14, 2020
The Art Of Being Stationary
As many countries are slowly reopening their economies in June, we will find ourselves in a slightly different environment. We are all masked up, always carrying a bottle of sanitiser and keeping a respectable distance from each other when we queue in line to do our stuff.
Many of us are emerging from a lockdown and as avid tea drinkers, we would had been brewing and drinking more tea at home. We enjoy the brewing ritual and the taste and aroma of the tea. Somehow to me, I felt it made the lockdown at home more manageable.
I was asked a few times during this lockdown how I drink my tea. There is no secret and I will share with you what I did.
Stay still, don't move.
That's it. For a couple of minutes, be still. Be stationary. Enjoy the aroma and taste. The stillness will amplify the tea session even if for a minute.
Being stationary sounds easy. There are however, many distractions in the home or office that will disrupt this deliberate stillness. Try it for a minute. Be still, don't move. The tea will taste better.