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Living in the Now

Sentimental Collectibles: Beach Pebbles

Alla Kazovsky | Posted 06.29.2016 | HuffPost Home
Alla Kazovsky

Sitting still at the beach is not an option. Instead, I walk along the water's edge and gather pebbles. That's my way of connecting to the energy of the ocean while getting enriched with sentimental collectibles.

Celebrating Beauty: Feeling at Home in Your Own Skin

Alla Kazovsky | Posted 05.18.2016 | HuffPost Home
Alla Kazovsky

This week I am going to be in NYC, my home away from home, for a memorial, dubbed as a "Celebration of Life." If asked to speak, I will talk about celebrating beauty of life every day while we are alive, not just when a life is commemorated.

A Place of Origin: Something to Hold On To

Alla Kazovsky | Posted 04.06.2016 | HuffPost Home
Alla Kazovsky

Daughter Nastasya interviewed me for a class assignment. She wanted to hear about the day I left The Soviet Union, my place of origin, as a political ...

How to Manifest Your Greatest Human Potential in Four Easy Steps

Lisa Scott | Posted 03.17.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Lisa Scott

Allow me to share with you in four easy steps, some of what I have come to know for myself about your ability to manifest your greatest human potential.

Three Things We Can Teach Our Daughters During Divorce

Michela Montgomery | Posted 10.15.2015 | Divorce
Michela Montgomery

I recently eavesdropped on a conversation my daughter was having with one of her friends. The friend had discovered her boyfriend kissing another girl after school. I listened as my daughter comforted her, saying all the things that one girlfriend should say to support another.

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

YourTango | Posted 06.23.2016 | 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.

Dealing With the Fear of Cancer

Kathy Daniels | Posted 03.31.2015 | Healthy Living
Kathy Daniels

If you've been diagnosed with cancer, how did you react? Were you shocked, numbed, frightfully scared? Perhaps you experienced all of these emotions and more. Learning to process such a serious diagnosis can be overwhelming. Although in many ways science has made great advancements in treating cancer, there are still many unknowns.

The Art of Mindfully Letting Go With Buddha's Four Noble Truths

Ronald Alexander, Ph.D. | Posted 12.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Ronald Alexander, Ph.D.

By looking at these four central tenets of Buddhism we can better understand how micromanaging our circumstances can cause us to become agitated and restricted. Instead, when we learn to let go of our attachments we can transform our lives in an innovative way.

The Art of Now

Osi Mizrahi | Posted 07.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Osi Mizrahi

The connection to the earth, or the world around us, is essential to connecting with The Now and grounding us in what is in right in front of us. It is the raw moments of life that water our roots and feed our souls. So be, and be Now.


Richard Koch | Posted 05.25.2014 | Business
Richard Koch

One of the most powerful themes of the self-help movement is the joy of living in the moment. If we obsess about the future - or even worse, the past...

Iyanla Vanzant: 3 Ways To Live In The Now

Posted 03.12.2015 | OWN

By Iyanla Vanzant Q: How do I stay in the moment? 1. Train your mind to sit. The mind is like a puppy: easily distracted. And in the same way...

How To Stop Worry And Fear In Their Tracks

OWN | Posted 12.16.2013 | OWN

In today's fast-paced world, it can be easy to focus more on what's down the road than what's in front of you. Though living in the present is often a...

5 Ways To Practice Living In The Moment

Posted 03.11.2015 | OWN

Five visionaries share their thoughts on what it takes to seize the day. 1. The Altruist: Karen Armstrong David Levinson/Getty Images The fo...

Stuck In Someday

Kristin Shaw | Posted 09.22.2013 | Parents
Kristin Shaw

The detours getting to Someday are causing us to miss the little towns along the way. We're missing that tiny village with the colorful candy store filled with sugary treats. The best thing I can do for our family is to live in the here and NOW and not let us get stuck in SOMEDAY.

Being Present for Our Lives

Dawn Gluskin | Posted 01.31.2013 | TED Weekends
Dawn Gluskin

The past is dead. We can never change it. The future is not promised to anybody. All we ever have is this moment. So, imagine a life where we live each moment like it's our last, like children do. Think of all the joy we could experience!

Are Your Dreams On Hold? How To Lift Your Life Out Of Limbo

Stephenie Zamora | Posted 01.27.2013 | Healthy Living
Stephenie Zamora

Start showing up to every moment of every single day fully present and engaged in what you're doing or who you're with. Stop thinking about how things "have to be" because of something happening later. Be here now for this moment and have the most amazing experience you can.

If It Goes So Fast Then For G-d's Sake, Let Me Enjoy It Now!

Nancy Colier | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Nancy Colier

Even when we have what we want, we still can't land in this moment. We cling to the illusion that there are indeed a set of circumstances that, once we achieve them, will finally, miraculously make this moment inhabitable.

When We Grow Up

Lily Zweig | Posted 11.06.2012 | Teen
Lily Zweig

Live in the now. Cherish today. Tomorrow will come soon enough, but not yet.

The Ride of Your Life Doesn't Start Somewhere Down the Road

Dennis Merritt Jones | Posted 08.15.2012 | Healthy Living
Dennis Merritt Jones

The older I grow the more I know this moment is as good as it gets because it's the only moment I have, so why not live in it as deeply and richly as I can.

A Mindfulness Practice To Help You Live In The Now

Dennis Merritt Jones | Posted 12.06.2011 | Healthy Living
Dennis Merritt Jones

The reality is tomorrow has always been uncertain; perhaps we just weren't as obsessed with it as we are now. For many, there is quite an attachment to "the way it used to be."