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Living in the Moment

Being Present and Enjoying the Moment

Karen Trepte | Posted 11.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Karen Trepte

There will always be pros and cons in life. We'll always be striving for more, indeed, that is part of what it looks like to always be expanding. It is part of the beauty of being a human being, to always be striving for more.

Wheelchair Wisdom: Unconditional Loving -- I Exist As I Am

Linda Noble Topf | Posted 11.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Linda Noble Topf

"I exist as I am, that is enough, If no other in the world be aware I sit content, And if each and all be aware I sit content. One world is aware, ...

Your Inner Lion

Erin Hinkle | Posted 11.09.2015 | Women
Erin Hinkle

Majestic. Fierce. Courageous. Brave. Mighty. Beautiful. Intimidating. Leader. Loyal. These are words I think about when I think about a lion. These are not words I think about when I think about myself.

Living in the Now... Is It Even Possible

Barry Kibrick | Posted 11.01.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Barry Kibrick

So why have so many addressed this issue as a mandatory way to experience bliss in life? Is it because they think if our minds wonder off into future thoughts we cannot enjoy the moment we are presently experiencing?

The Plugged-in Paradox: Why Always Being Connected Makes It Harder to Connect

Alison A. Quirk | Posted 10.23.2015 | Business
Alison A. Quirk

Take a moment to look around the next time you're in a meeting, at a social event, waiting in line or walking down the street. You'll likely find yourself surrounded by people staring at a smartphone or other digital device. Chances are you'll join them. What's going on here?

One Breath

Hanne Suorza | Posted 10.22.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Hanne Suorza

When lost in clouds of thoughts: I'm a dreamy silhouette in the windy night, searching for something steady. Something calm, no pity, judgements no...

I Am Bald. I Am A Woman. And I Am Single

Leslie Natasha Jackson | Posted 10.15.2015 | Women
Leslie Natasha Jackson

If I have learned anything from all of this it is patience and to live in the present. As it is, my hair will grow back and I will look differently to others. Appearances aside, I do know I am a woman who is stronger and more beautiful than I was before I was diagnosed a year and half ago.

Moments of Life Campaign Shatters Common Misperceptions About Hospice Care

Karen M. Wyatt, M.D. | Posted 10.12.2015 | Healthy Living
Karen M. Wyatt, M.D.

Here are five of the messages conveyed by the Moments of Life campaign that shatter the most common misperceptions about hospice care:

Making Loving Kindness a Way of Life

Dr. Hyder Zahed | Posted 09.30.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Dr. Hyder Zahed

Expressing love whether through words or action is ultimately at the heart of living in the present moment with others. Loving everyone without reservations, deep listening, spending time with our loved ones and being present mentally and physically are all examples of loving kindness.

The Next Best Thing Isn't Always What's Best

Adina Evans | Posted 08.18.2015 | Healthy Living
Adina Evans

I'm not trying to say that there will be no more great moments in the future, but we need to realize that sometimes the grass is greenest right where we are standing and we should be living for the moments we have right now before it's too late.

Bike Lessons... Life Lessons

Seetha Sundaresan | Posted 08.06.2015 | Parents
Seetha Sundaresan

This summer, my 7 year old daughter & I have been riding our bikes a lot. A good number of these trips were not just recreational. We have been using the bike as a legitimate commute option.

"I Said Remember This Moment"

Marin Langlieb | Posted 07.22.2015 | Entertainment
Marin Langlieb

I'm a die hard Taylor Swift fan. I listened to Fifteen on my first day of high school, nervously tapping my feet to the lines; "Take a deep breath as you walk through the doors/it's the moment of your very first day."

Life As We Know It Can Change In An Instant

Candace Johnson | Posted 07.11.2015 | Healthy Living
Candace Johnson

As we continued to talk last night, I reminded my daughter that we never really know which day is our last, and so it's important to live in the moment, to cherish the people we love, to appreciate what's happening right now.

5 Bold Ways To Reach Your Goals (AND Love Your Life)

YourTango | Posted 06.23.2015 | Healthy Living

What if there's a way we can keep our authentic self, still kick ass in business, and genuinely feel happy along the way. Seem impossible? It's not. Here are 5 ways to obtain that healthy hybrid of reaching for your future while also living in the now.

An Open Letter to All of the Impacted

Taylor Johnson | Posted 06.03.2015 | College
Taylor Johnson

So, I leave you with this: Did you ever imagine seeing your name Sharpied on some ones hand? I hope so, because that is what life is all about.

What's the Best Gift You Get From Being Present?

Jinny Ditzler | Posted 06.02.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Jinny Ditzler

Every time we're caught in our thoughts or feelings about something other than what's right in front of us, another moment is gone forever. Seize eve...

The Value of Living in the Moment

Corinda Lubin-Katz | Posted 06.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Corinda Lubin-Katz

Time is undeniably and exceptionally transient. We can fill that time with meaningful relationships, with character, with introspection, growth and passion, with adventure, laughter, lessons and memories. And better a short time well spent, than an eternity living at the fringes of your own life.

In the Moment...

Christine Carter | Posted 05.15.2015 | Parents
Christine Carter

You know those moments where you find yourself in awe of the miracles and the blessings of your life. It snuck up on me. We are blissfully busy with recitals, end of year plays, ceremonies and sports games.

The Present You Need Most

Jinny Ditzler | Posted 05.05.2015 | Healthy Living
Jinny Ditzler

The gift we desire is to be the best we can be. The good news is that brilliant advice about how to do that is everywhere we look -- blogs, b...

In Defense Of The Selfie

Stephanie Totty | Posted 06.17.2015 | Parents
Stephanie Totty

Sometimes the selfies are silly. Sometimes the selfies are sweet. Sometimes the selfies are vain. But regardless of what the selfies are, they are always me. My selfies are a constant reminder to me (and to my loved ones) that I'm not just seeing our life together, but that I'm part of it, too.

The Apple Watch: Changing the Face of Time

Martin Boroson | Posted 06.06.2015 | Technology
Martin Boroson

It's worth taking a bit of time to consider how such a radical new timekeeping device might affect the quality of our time -- for the way we experience time and the stories we spin about time are deeply influenced by whatever technology we use to keep time and tell time.

Change: It Can Happen if You're Willing to Let It

Dean Dauphinais | Posted 05.06.2015 | Healthy Living
Dean Dauphinais

As my readers and friends have no doubt heard me say before, I look back not to see how bad things were, but to see how far we've come. This mornin...

How Bono and U2 Can Save Us From Despair: Hint, "It's a Beautiful Day"

Margaret Hession | Posted 04.15.2015 | Divorce
Margaret Hession

Joseph Campbell, the American mythologist, writer and lecturer said, "We must be willing to let go of the life we have planned, so as to have the life that is waiting for us."

This Is How Pictures Are Stealing My Memories

Jennifer Bly | Posted 04.07.2015 | Parents
Jennifer Bly

"Mommy, do you want to dry the dishes?" my oldest daughter asked. "Not right now," I responded, "I'm taking some pictures." Stop. The. Bus. Since when did I become more concerned with documenting the experience than being engaged with it?

Stop Overwhelm With This Question

Dr. Karuna Sabnani | Posted 04.04.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Dr. Karuna Sabnani

Remember this simple, but life-changing tip constantly. Remember it especially if you find yourself getting overwhelmed or unhappy with what's happening in your life,"What can I do right NOW?" What action can you take in every moment? Inevitably, and almost like magic, the bigger picture opens to you and the next steps show up on their own accord.