Be present in the moment. It sounds so simple, right? Yet it is actually very difficult for most of us to do. More often than not we are either ruminating about the past or planning for the future. We all understand the benefits of living in the present moment, such as reducing stress, feeling happier, and getting better sleep. However, if we are always living in the present, how do we plan for the future we dream of? I have always been . . .
“The expert in anything was once a beginner.” - President Rutherford B. Hayes I am sure you have heard it before, but it’s worth repeating: Everyone was a beginner at one point. Take a second to consider this again and then apply it to something new that you are learning right now. Perhaps you are learning a new skill to propel you to your next role at work, a new exercise routine to hit your fitness goals, or a new marketing tool to grow . . .
“Wherever you are is the entry point” - Kabir Starting a mindfulness practice is different for everyone. Some people start by creating time in their day for a formal sitting meditation practice. Others decide they are sick and tired of scarfing down their food at lunch and try instead to be a bit more mindful while eating. Others simply look up and around and start to notice the world around them as they walk to work. Whatever the entry . . .