Family Addiction Recovery: A Blog
“I never think of the future. It comes soon enough.” — Albert Einstein
“The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, worry about the future, or anticipate troubles, but to live in the present moment wisely and earnestly.” — Buddha
Live in the moment. Be present. It sounds so simple, doesn’t it.
Yet most of the time our minds are wandering, and we are either planning for the future or rehashing the past. In fact, a recent Harvard study found that, on average, our minds wander nearly 50 percent of the time.
The benefits of living in the present moment are plentiful.
The only time you are truly alive is in the present moment.
Not in the past. Not in the future.
You live your life only *NOW*.
Being present helps us savor the simple moments of life, calms us down during times of stress, and helps us to be more focused.
Ultimately living in the present moment enables us to become happier and more joyful.
There are so many benefits of living in the present moment, it is no wonder everyone is trying to figure out just how to do it.
So, what can be done?
Well, I asked the experts — 13 of them.
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Timothy Harrington is passionate about helping family members of the addicted loved one awaken to their own power and purpose.