“Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment.”
“The best way to capture moments is to pay attention. Mindfulness can be developed in this way. Mindfulness is being aware. It means knowing what you are doing.”
The most common habit that makes life miserable is not being where you are.
What am I saying?
But that your thoughts are elsewhere in time and space. Your thoughts may be elsewhere in space and time.
It’s the past and they are reliving a painful memory. Or replaying an argument – that you still want to win – for the hundredth time.
Or, you may be thinking of a possible future. You may be worried and stressed out about the future, whether it’s at work or with your partner. Or planning for all possible scenarios and hoping to control the future.
And the more time you spend in the future or past, the more you – in my experience – tend to also:
- You are ineffective. If you are constantly second-guessing yourself or paralyzed with all the possible outcomes, it is very difficult to make decisions. Overthinking drains you of energy, and it makes you lose motivation.
- Miss Life as It Happens You may not be fully present in this…