Blog Posts - Present Moment



MINDFULLY ACCEPTING NON-ACCEPTANCE: Can we accept our failed attempts to be mindful?

Acceptance of “the way it is” Human suffering is human. Awareness is just aware of it all, without thought. Awareness is not thought, nor is […] Continue reading at The Mindful Word journal of engaged living [http://www.themindfulw...
by The Mindful Word on Aug 30, 2016

A STORY OF SURRENDER: A teaching from Amma on forgetting about past lives to live in the present moment

This article was excerpted from AMMA: Inspiring Experiences with the Divine Mother, by Dayalu (Ted Zeff). “Bowing down to all of existence is a state of total […] Continue reading at The Mindful Word journal of engaged living [http://www.t...
by The Mindful Word on Aug 24, 2016

TIMELESS AWARENESS: Two universal truths about time and awareness

Two universal truths: There is no time outside of this moment, and there is nothing that exists outside of awareness. Everything is timeless awareness. The […] Continue reading at The Mindful Word journal of engaged living [http://www.themindf...
by The Mindful Word on Jul 6, 2016

WHOSE MIND IS IT ANYWAY?: Get out of your head and into your life [book review]

WHOSE MIND IS IT ANYWAY?: Get out of your head and into your life Lisa Esile, Franco Esile [TarcherPerigee, 178 pages] We’ve probably all heard […] Continue reading at The Mindful Word journal of engaged living [http://www.themindfulword...
by The Mindful Word on Jun 26, 2016

MINDFUL LIVING: Want to get out of your reactive thoughts and live mindfully? Read this.

What is awareness? Adyashanti tells us that awareness is that part of us that perceives, observes and witnesses our thoughts, feelings, behaviours and body—the clothing awareness […] Continue reading at The Mindful Word journal of engaged l...
by The Mindful Word on Jun 14, 2016

HIGH-DEFINITION LIVING: Tap into your body’s high-voltage energy

The following has been excerpted from On the Verge: Wake Up, Show, and Shine, through which fitness professional Cara Bradley aims to teach readers to synchronize […] Continue reading at The Mindful Word journal of engaged living [http://www.
by The Mindful Word on Apr 18, 2016

RUNNING TOWARDS CLARITY: Time’s a thief, but it’s also a teacher

The following has been excerpted from In the Distance, in which long-distance runner Dave Griffin writes about how running isn’t just a sport, it’s a […] Continue reading at The Mindful Word journal of engaged living [http://www.th...
by The Mindful Word on Mar 24, 2016

HOW TO LOVE MINDFULLY: Just ask a dog!

The term “mindfulness” can seem confusing. Isn’t the point of meditation to get out of one’s mind? To move past the endless chatter of daytime […] Continue reading at The Mindful Word journal of engaged living [http://www.themindfulwor...
by The Mindful Word on Feb 29, 2016

IMPERMANENCE: The ever-persisting cycle of youth and age

In central Beijing on a cool, smoggy Monday morning, an old man who’d come down from a village in the north to visit his successful […] Continue reading at The Mindful Word journal of engaged living [http://www.themindfulword.org]...
by The Mindful Word on Feb 28, 2016

Beautiful Photos By Angel Sharum Photography

In this video there are some beautiful photos by Angel Sharum Photography.These are photos that Angle Sharum took at Gibbs Gardens Summer 2015. Right now we are cleaning up from the Jonas Blizzard of 2016 and these photos make me wished that I was at...
by Bronz's 24 Hour Wealth on Jan 25, 2016

Engaging In The Moment For More Effective Living

I spend lots of time working with individuals, corporations and businesses to get them engaged in the present moment. The reasons I think this is important in business as well as personally are drawn upon toward the end of this post. My centre here i...
by Bronz's 24 Hour Wealth on Nov 17, 2015

GRATEFUL NOW: How living in the present moment triggers gratitude

Today as I was getting ready to leave the house I was struck with how at home I felt in my body and how confident […] Continue reading at The Mindful Word journal of engaged living [http://www.themindfulword.org]...
by The Mindful Word on Oct 28, 2015

Rediscovering How to Be a Tourist in Your Own Life

I think something as simple as a lack of a tea bag may have altered the course of my life. I must admit to this […] Continue reading at The Mindful Word journal of engaged living [http://www.themindfulword.org]...
by The Mindful Word on Sep 14, 2015

AUTOPHONY: The sound of living inside a mother’s dementia

Tripping on sounds, I hear birds outside my window, muffled, over the swish-throb of a heartbeat in my ears, a pulsing slightly alarming and soothing […] Continue reading at The Mindful Word journal of engaged living [http://www.themindfulword...
by The Mindful Word on Sep 1, 2015

PRATYAHARA AND PENCILS: Teaching writing is about seeding awareness in students

Pratyahara and pencils populate my thoughts today. Back to school, I can smell the freshly sharpened pencils—not that anyone sharpens pencils in my college classes […] Continue reading at The Mindful Word journal of engaged living [http://ww...
by The Mindful Word on Aug 29, 2015

LEARNING TO BE ALONE: Accessing your inner stillness through meditation

Excerpted from Opening to Meditation: A Gentle, Guided Approach, in which author Diana Lang aims to guide and support all readers, regardless of their spiritual orientation, […] Continue reading at The Mindful Word journal of engaged living [...
by The Mindful Word on Jun 7, 2015

SELF-LOVE: Why do we always need to do more when we can accept ourselves for who we truly are

SELF LOVE: Accept yourself for who you truly are Human beings get swept up in life far too often, being carried away by its busyness and becoming overwhelmed by it all—the constant ebb and flow of our world. We try to mould ourselves to fit the ga...
by The Mindful Word on Jun 1, 2015

Wild Birds - Male Eastern Towhee

The present moment is filled with joy and happiness. If you are attentive, you will see it. ― Thich Nhat Hanh...
by A Little Piece of Me on May 28, 2015

Changing The Past

Changing the Past #listening #whispers #reality Healthy Choices Privacy Policy Healthy Choices Disclaimer by Neva J. Howell unless otherwise notedI was interrupted mid-stream yesterday and I was rude. It bears noticing. I made assumptions about somet...
by Healthy Choices Well Blog on Jan 18, 2015

THE MONK’S TALE: Enjoy your slice of happiness while you have it

Excerpted from The Monk’s Tale: Stories about Happiness by Nathan Tamblyn, in which the author philosophizes on the transient nature of happiness and the good, […] Continue reading at The Mindful Word journal of engaged living [http://ww...
by The Mindful Word on Dec 7, 2014


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