Gifts in the Present

Life is a series of separate moments strung together that appear as time. But nothing happens outside of the present moment. Many moments slip away without our notice because we’re lost in thoughts about the past or the future. The present moment is full beyond...

The Present

The past is gone and the future isn’t here. Any time we spend thinking about either takes us away from what’s real: NOW. Time spent in regret is only useful for remembering what we don’t want to repeat, but should be minimized because what we focus...

Death As Incentive

Perhaps death is nature’s way of creating a sense of urgency for humans. If we had no awareness of endings, we might keep postponing¬†what’s important. People who’ve lost loved ones or had brushes with death themselves understand the¬†preciousness of...

On Becoming

It’s normal to want to impress, possess and experience success, believing that it will feel good and make our lives better. But, after earning fortunes and building empires, even the most successful individuals eventually discover that, our fulfillment has...

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...