Love this quote and this post! My main goal this year is to stop worrying. Meditation is a great tool for helping with living in the present and therefore at peace.
“If you are depressed you are living in the past. If you are anxious you are living in the future. If you are at peace you are living in the present.” Philosopher and poet, Lao Tzu
For many of us, our lives are filled with routine, responsibilities, and obligations. Often, time is wasted worrying about future endeavors: How can I make more money? When will I find the right man/woman? So much so, we forget to acknowledge the present. When that happens, we often overlook what is really important to us. If you don’t leave time for reflection, relationships, and ultimately freedom to enjoy what you really value in life, unhappiness is bound to creep in and perhaps overtake you.
We tend to forget that life is fleeting and every minute we squander is time we will never get back.
I am not saying you can eliminate all of your daily routines and tasks. Even if given a million dollars, you would still have responsibilities and obligations that you don’t want. That’s part of life – nothing is perfect or guaranteed. Nonetheless, you shouldn’t use those…
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