The Amazing Power of Being Present

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There's profound truth in this article, which exposes why we're often frustrated and tense and what we can do about it.

If your kid interrupts you, you can stress out because you have other things to worry about and now your kid is adding to your worries or interrupting your calm. Or you can be present, and there is then only you and the child. You can appreciate that child for who she is, and be grateful you have this moment with her.

If your job demands that you focus on an urgent task, you can stress out because you have a million other things to do and not enough time to do them. Or you can be present, and focus completely on that task, and now there is only that one task and you. When you're done, you can move on to the next task.

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This page contains a single entry by Kevin Survance published on August 12, 2011 7:08 PM.

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