It's easy to spend a lot of time in the past, thinking about what was or what could have been. It's just as easy to project into the future, worrying about what might happen.
Unsurprisingly, this creates a lot of stress, anxiety, and tension and means we're often not connected to all the amazing things that occur around us at any moment.
But I believe the whole point of our lives is to be here, in this present moment. To be open and receptive to what life has in store for us, whatever it may be. And while this is much easier said than done, there are ways to achieve it. By regularly connecting within and using some simple tools, we can all begin to live our precious lives with total presence and engage with every moment of every day.
Since there's no better time than the holiday season (which also happens to be the present) to prioritize what's happening right now, try these tools to focus on the things in front of you: