Be mindful I teach, stay in the moment. There are at least a gazillion books that agree with me. Do you?
It's time to talk, stay in the present moment.
It's time to be with my child, stay in the present moment.
It's time to cook, stay in the present moment.
It's time to focus on my job, stay in the present moment.
Well, as I write this, this moment feels pretty crappy. I actually would like to skip this moment and move on to the next. Even yesterday's moments were better. I am tired, and my...
Have you ever gotten angry, become unreasonable, and begin a list of all the vengeful things you would like to do to the person who really got under your skin? And sometimes it feels so awful that you even want to give up. Sometimes there is no external solution to be found and that can be aggravating. That was me today until I found one second of reason, and my mind told my body, "go for a walk."
Just a little background to see if maybe you can join me. Pretend someone has...
Did you ever play the game "What are five traits of someone you deeply admire?"
If so, patronize me and play again. It only takes a moment but is worth a dozen.
Get a scrap of paper and a pen. Here we go:
Pick someone (or multiple people) you look up to, perhaps famous, historical, your neighbor, anyone you deeply respect or maybe would even love to have as your mentor.
Write down 5 of their traits that you most admire.
Now, look at the list. I bet you think those traits are...