The concept of mindfulness has been on my mind of late.  Ironic, I know.

What is mindfulness, really?

Living in the moment—also called mindfulness—is a state of active, open, intentional attention on the present. When you become mindful, you realize that you are not your thoughts; you become an observer of your thoughts from moment to moment without judging them. Mindfulness involves being with your thoughts as they are, neither grasping at them nor pushing them away. Instead of letting your life go by without living it, you awaken to experience.

As I continue to evolve and change, I ask myself why is a state of mindfulness, or living in the moment so important to me?  Letting Go and Letting In…Forgetting About the Past…Releasing the Future.

Mindfulness

Being Present.  Participating in Life.

We are ever growing into something so much bigger and better than we can ever imagine.  Realizing THIS, then, results in the utter awareness of our happiness.  We all want to foster happiness, right?

So, how do we reach Happiness Now?

Follow these Six Steps to Happiness:

You are NOT Your Thoughts ~
1.  Stop Thinking About It
2.  Savor the Present
3.  Breathe in Now
4.  Lose Track of Time
5.  Accept It
6.  Know that You Don’t Know

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Open up your heart.  Let the Light shine in.
Your REAL Life has begun.

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