Presence Is Undivided Attention

Meditation calms our nervous system and reduces stress. Instead of recycling an overloaded to-do list or feeling insecure about something in the past or future, we focus our attention in the present moment. This not only clears the decks of unnecessarily repetitive...

Faster Than You Think

When we look back across the expanse of our lives, it’s fruitful to consider how we might spend our remaining time in this world. The older we get, the more likely we are to see the wisdom in appreciating every moment, letting those we love know how much we care...

Eat Dessert First

Since simple carbohydrates digest more quickly than complex carbs or protein, one could argue that eating dessert first might prevent some of the problems associated with simple carbs fermenting while waiting for slower foods to digest. One could also say there are...

This Moment

Life is constantly changing.¬†We can’t predict what lies ahead. We don’t know when, how much or which elements will change. We never know how long life will go on as it is. If we were able to take in the deep truth that nothing will ever again be the same...

The Most Out of Life

So many of our goals are forward-focused, often directed toward feeling good later. But the only time we can ever feel good is right now. Since we can’t possibly know what the future will bring when it arrives, the only rational path to a joyful life lies in the...

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...