How to Deal With “Same Old Same Old”

I have heard again and again the mind saying in various ways, “Same old same old.” This is the formula for boredom and fatigue. The mind can easily make everything known; so when I am identified with the mind, I take life for “granted” and feel disconnected.
One way I’ve discovered to wake up to life is: first, to just become aware of this boredom mindset. Meditation helps by giving me space to dis-identify from the mind’s chatter. Then I am able to remember a simple process – that wherever I am, whatever I am doing, to look for miracles along the way!
Suddenly the expansive feeling of gratitude often appears, like a gift from existence…as I find more miracles than I can count! Give it a try…