“It’s being here now that’s important. There’s no past and there’s no future. Time is a very misleading thing. All there is ever, is the now. We can gain experience from the past, but we can’t relive it; and we can hope for the future, but we don’t know if there is one.”
– George Harrison –
I have had the most awesome day. It has been filled with things that I love. A beautifully cooked organic breakfast at home with my boyfriend and one of my best friends. Followed by some kayaking out to a remote and quiet beach in the brilliant sunshine. After which we have enjoyed a delicious BBQ, and now we are settling down to watch a movie and eat home-made apple crumble.
And why has this day been particularly awesome? Because not only did I set the intention of filling it with things that I love, but I also enjoyed every moment of it. Never was I thinking forwards to what was ahead, or skipping backwards to what could have been. I was loving every single second of what I was doing, in every moment that I was doing it.
And this hasn’t been an overnight success for me. This has been a slow realisation over the last few years, and disconnection of how I used to live my life. Gone are the days when I’m wishing and willing the hours of work past, so I can get home, or go and do something that I really want to do.
Gone are the days I spend reminiscing about happier times gone by, and wondering why my life isn’t as happy or fun as it once was.
Now I enjoy my life for what it is and what I have created and continue to create. Now I enjoy every moment. Now I let things flow, now I know that the more I fill my life with things that I love, the more I am grateful for everything that I have, the more peaceful and joyful my life is.
Life is awesome, all we need to do is be here now. Pretty simple really.
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