Time will tell what will be. Until then, the best you can do is enjoy the present moment, and the journey along the way.
Anyone who has ever been on a family road trip has undoubtedly heard the often repeated question: Are we there yet?! It's impatient at best, and passive aggressive to say the least. Because if you're looking out at nothing but highway and scenery, then you ain't there yet. Asking that question only makes the journey … Continue reading Are We There Yet?
Today is the day you get to live. You'll never experience yesterday live, it will only be as a memory, and an unreliable one at that. You'll never really experience tomorrow, because once you get there, it's today. So, today is the day. Make the most of it. Be in it. And fully live it … Continue reading Today
Our lives are simply made up of a collection of moments. Moments are all we really have. And as we live each moment, there is the realization that we'll never get that same moment back. Cherish the moments of your life as you live them.
Life will keep progressing onward. There is no pause button. There is no rewinding option. It's helpful to remember this, especially when you're having a rough time. For me I always remember that phrase, this too shall pass. Yes, life will keep pressing onward, moving past whatever moment you're experiencing now. It's also very important … Continue reading Onward
Oftentimes the only way to get through something is to take it moment by moment. This is pretty easy advice to follow, really. Because, actually, we can only take it moment by moment. We may want to try to rush the moments somehow, but they still only move along one by one. Rushing doesn't help … Continue reading Moments
Magic can be found in simple, everyday moments. It's in the paying attention, in full awareness as the moments unfold, that you realize how magical life is. We are energetic beings surging with a life-force we've been given for a short amount of time. We can laugh, cry, scream and sing all within the same … Continue reading Magic
Time passes quickly, and there goes by your days. You'll miss a great part of your life, if you don't pay attention. Every chance you can, ask yourself if you are aware of the present moment. Just by simply asking if you're aware, you'll realize that you are. That's how you can ensure that you're … Continue reading Quickly
Taking the time to relax sounds so nice. But in order to relax you need to trust. In order to relax, you need to stop overthinking. In order to relax you need to release control. Being able to relax is allowing yourself to get out of the fast lane for a bit, and go slow. … Continue reading Relax
There's no time like the present. Well, there's really no other time to be concerned with than the absolute present. The power is in the Now. Now is all we ever really have. We are fully alive when we remember that, and are mindfully present. There is peace to be found, being in the present … Continue reading Now
I'm starting to realize that when I stop worrying so much about knowing all of the right answers, that they end up coming to me pretty easily. When I stop worrying about what would be the right thing to say, that's when the words come to me effortlessly. And when I stop thinking about what … Continue reading Be Present
On New Year's Eve, we all had our own way of saying goodbye to last year. On New Year's Day, we all had our own way of looking ahead to what the new year can bring. Now we all get to go about living and loving in this brand new year. Now is the time … Continue reading New Year
It's usually much scarier in your mind, than it is out there in the present moment. So, when it does start to get too scary for you, remember to take a breath and get into the present moment. That's where the magic is to feel real joy, and it's certainly where you have all the … Continue reading Present Moment
The best thing you can do for yourself is to be where you are. Be present. It may not presently be the exact place or circumstances that you want for yourself, but you'll never really know unless you let yourself be there. Time flies when you're having fun. Actually, time flies when you're fully immersed … Continue reading Time Flies
I used to always dream about a better future. Like, when I was a little kid, I couldn't wait until I was old enough to get my driver's licence. I thought then my life will be a dream. It was going to be so much better because then I could be independent, and drive myself … Continue reading A Better Now
A couple of benefits from having a dedicated meditation practice: When you train your brain to slow down and focus on the present moment during meditation, it carries over into the rest of your day. You start to find that your awareness is almost ahead of the frenzy of life happening all around you. It's … Continue reading Benefits
Everything you could possibly need to thrive in this moment is available to you right now, in this moment. Nothing more, nothing less. If you didn't have everything you needed for this moment, you would cease to exist in it. It seems to me that until you do cease to exist, the only thing you … Continue reading Moments
My favorite thing about social media is getting to watch cute videos of animals enjoying the heck out of life. What's so captivating is that they are fully present in the moment, living the life that is unfolding all around them. They aren't caught up in their thoughts and worries. They know that all they … Continue reading Giggles
It's becoming more clear to me that when I miss a moment by being stuck in worry or fear, that I won't be getting that moment back. Our moments are precious pieces of our lives; to be lived, fully in the now. We can't afford to miss a moment. It's not like a TV show, … Continue reading Moments
Sometimes I spend so much time worrying about what I am going to do next, that I don't realize I've just wasted all of that time worrying. The time passed all on its own, and what did I do with it? I worried it away. There is something bigger than my thinking brain that keeps … Continue reading Enjoy the Ride
It's so easy to get wrapped up in the petty inconveniences of life. But then out of nowhere, the earth can shake from underneath, and rattle you out of bed at 4 am, just to remind you that you don't have as much control over your life as you think you do. Major life-altering catastrophes … Continue reading Shook
Eckhart Tolle says: Realize deeply that the present moment is all you ever have. If we were to truly heed his words and realize this statement deeply and consistently, then I believe that most of our suffering would cease. Suffering comes from resistance. And what we are resisting most consistently is the present moment. We're … Continue reading This Moment