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Are you living in the past, the present, or the future?

By | June 15th, 2010|Changing Habits, Film|

Although it's not really possible to live in any moment, other than the present moment, our thoughts and emotions can get in the way of us experiencing what's really going on in the 'here and now'. If you miss out on 'right now',  life can get to feel a bit like 'groundhog day'; the same old thing, day in day out. Live your life focasing on the past, or waiting for the future, and before you know it the years will have passed by, and you'll be too old to do the things you always dreamed of doing, when you were young! Sometimes it takes a traumatic event to happen; like illness or loss; before individuals wake up to their life. [...]

Listen to me!

By | April 26th, 2010|Being in the Now, Listening|

I don’t know about you, but when I am very upset about something, all I really want is for someone to listen to what I have to say.  I don’t want them to  ‘make everything alright’ like mum used to try and do (and I catch myself doing from time to time with my daughter). No, what really works for me, is to allow that part of me to be heard; even if I know it doesn’t really make logical sense! When a part of us feels like it is not being heard and acknowledged, it will want to get louder and louder, until someone does listen!  And if that upset part of us doesn’t get acknowledged, our inner mind may well [...]

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