Presence and Safety

When we’re day-dreaming about the past or the future, we miss relevant information in our immediate environment that could be just what we need to solve current or upcoming challenges. Focusing our attention in the present moment positions us to respond...

Out of Time

When we don’t live in the present moment, time becomes a scarce resource. When we do, it’s abundant. Obsessing about the past or future causes us to miss this moment. Every second we spend in imaginary conversations or regret is wasted. Staying present and...

FOMO=Fear Of Missing Out

In our hyper-linked world, we’re more aware than ever before of all the amazing things others are doing. On one hand it’s good because it can inspire and motivate us to expand our own horizons. On the other hand, it can create a low-level of continuous...

Tool # 12

Tool # 12 Being Present Much of the suffering we experience is created by our minds. It occurs when we’re thinking about things that have already happened or worrying about what might happen. Rehashing unsatisfying past events means re-living experiences we...

Practically Present

If you don’t enjoy what’s happening right now because you’re too worried about what’s next, your entire life could pass by without you being fully there. Being present isn’t some sort of esoteric idea that promises some distant,...

Dividing Attention

In our busy lives, it’s common to try to accomplish many things at once. But, splitting our focus means we aren’t paying sustained attention to anything. Not only does this mean we don’t do our best, it also means that we don’t fully experience...