Mindfully Remembering That the Present Moment is All We Have

Mindfully Remembering That the Present Moment is All We Have

“Realize deeply that the present moment is all you have. Make the NOW the primary focus of your life.” Eckhart Tolle, The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment. Yesterday, a member of my husband's networking group suffered a massive heart attack. John was at the group's morning meeting and had just given a [...]

10 Little Things to Do With Mindful Awareness

10 Little Things to Do With Mindful Awareness

Can Uplifted Feet Lead to an Uplifted Heart The more I practice mindful awareness, the more I learn what it is and what it isn't. What it isn't is hours spent in the lotus position, eyes closed, blissfully deep in meditation. What it is is beautifully summed up by my husband, "It's the little things." [...]

Are You Saving Your Good Stuff for the Regular Season?

"We're saving our good stuff for the regular season." Mark Sanchez, Jets quarterback, as quoted in the September 3rd issue of Sports Illustrated after "his team's only points came on field goals in a 17-12 loss to the Panthers on Sunday, the third straight preseason game in which New York (0-3) failed to score a touchdown."  A [...]

Mindful Monday – A Perfect Moment

What is a Perfect Moment? Eugene O"Kelly Last week, I wrote about Death and Cancer Loneliness and one woman's approach to dying and saying good-bye. Our conversation reminded me of a book I read years ago, Chasing Daylight, How My Forthcoming Death Transformed My Life, by Eugene O'Kelly. A memoir about the last three and a half months [...]