To me, mindfulness means being aware of and engaged in the Universe and respecting its laws, and in improving oneself in harmony with those laws. The meeting of these minds, though, starts with a profile.
Take mine, for example: And that, ladies and gentlemen, is my two-paragraph spiel that I have honed to online-dating poetry.
An online profile is the other members’ first glimpse into your lifestyle and personality.
So it is important to describe your interests and best qualities so they can get to know the real you.
The profile for Guy #1 may go something like this: I am an athletic jock looking for fun. You must practice ballet beneath the full moon when the new moon falls on a Tuesday… Guy #1 and Guy #2 may have nice photos and stats, but both speak in ultimatums and mandates. If we attract what we are and if we become what we think about, I’d like to manifest the gentleman who is simple and joyous.
You must spend two hours daily at the gym—like I do. If that’s how they’re writing, then how are they thinking? I’d be lying if I said that a guy who doesn’t go to the gym regularly would be a good match for me, but I offer my preferences in a far-less exclusionary manner. About the Author: Guest Contributor Meet Mindful is the first online dating site to serve the mindful lifestyle.
Learn how to avoid the mistakes made by 90 percent of searchers and create a profile that captures your strong points and stands out from the crowd.
The following excerpt from "The Boomer's Guide to Online Dating" will help get you started on the right foot.