Is Thinking About Time Stressing You?

“Stop longing. You poison today’s ease, reaching always for tomorrow.” — Robin Hobb

Do you know what day it is? Is it Tuesday? Saturday? Or is it just another day when the sun rose early this morning and will set later this evening? Do you know that keeping track of the days can create stress in your life?

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Time Is Very Misleading

“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 

Flowers Are Medicine To The Soul

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“Flowers always make people better, happier, and more helpful: they are sunshine, food and medicine to the soul.”  — Luther Burbank

“Stop and smell the roses” is a cliché that we hear a lot. If you remember this saying when you look at what is flowering in your part of the world, perhaps you will also remember Mr. Burbank’s words and recognize in yourself that you really do feel better and happier in that moment.

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The Only Time We Have Is Now

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“I must govern the clock, not be governed by it.” — Golda Meir 

When you think about it, the only time we have is now. This man-made thing, this concept called time directs us when to rise, work, eat and sleep.  We plan “things” around time.

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Never Think Of The Future

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“I never think of the future. It comes soon enough.” — Albert Einstein

Are you thinking too much about next week, next month, next year?
Do you catch yourself saying “If this happens, I’ll have that’ or “When I get to that age, I’ll go there”?
Are you missing today’s beautiful sunset because you can’t wait until tomorrow’s sunrise?

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The Best Day Of The Year

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Many of us start and finish each day by doing habitual things. We have routines that we follow to begin our days and habits that we do at bedtime.  It is easy to do both. So easy that we forget to think about how important it is to be fully aware of our thoughts as we begin and end each day.

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The Intelligently Cultivated Mind

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Thoughts are the seeds that all of us have in our heads. It makes no difference if they are seeds that we planted or seeds that others and the world have given to us. Thoughts, when focused on repeatedly, are what we will take action on in our lives.

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