Enjoying the Present

Making plans for the future is a sensible way to organize our efforts and stay on track. But spending too much time thinking about the future causes us to miss what’s happening right now. We will never become proficient at enjoying the now if the majority of our...

Presence Defined

What does being present actually mean? It means living as if every moment matters. There is a finite number of moments each of us is fortunate enough to experience. We can discount many of them, wishing we were doing something else, planning for the future, engaging...

No Time to Waste

We never know what life has in store for us. But, if we’re paying attention, we know there’s no time to waste. If we want to create something, connect with someone or heal a relationship, we need to take action now. Every single thought, word and deed is...

Expedient Problem Solving

Most of our problems originate in our minds. Whether we’re fearful about the future, regretful of the past or filtering what’s happening now through a programmed lens, we’re often sleepwalking through life. Caught up in mental chatter, we miss...

Bite Sized Approach

When you break big goals into manageable size chunks you can skillfully handle even the most daunting projects. The same approach can be applied to the transformation of psychological and emotional states. When you focus your attention by zeroing in on something...

The Holy Grail Is Now

Stress is a signal from your body that you’ve been pulled out of the present moment. You may be distracted by a judgment over something in the past or fearful about something in the hypothetical future. Both preoccupations interfere with you being fully present in...