Are you Winning this Moment, Right Here, Right Now?

Imagine you are on a one way train journey. You can’t revisit any stations nor can you visit any station you’ve yet to arrive at (obviously).

What are you doing in this moment? Recalling your favourite or least favourite stations? Thinking about stations ahead with anticipation, or dread?

Have you noticed who’s around you? What are they doing?

Journey of Life

The train is an analogy for this journey we call life.

We don’t always take the time to look up, be mindful of what’s around us and appreciate it. In an increasingly distracted world, we are rarely present in the moment; distracted by media, tasks, worries or anticipation.

‘Make the NOW the primary focus of your life’

When the pandemic hit in 2020, it gave many an opportunity to view life through a different lens and understand what’s truly important. I was no different — reflecting on a daily commute by train to Dublin city for one. I was on auto pilot.

“Realize deeply that the present moment is all you have. Make the NOW the primary focus of your life.”

― Eckhart Tolle, The Power of Now: A Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment

It was time to be more intentional about how and where I wanted to spend my time. I decided now was the moment to embrace remote work and take action on the move home I had dreamt of doing for years.

Be Mindful & Take Action

By making the moment the primary focus of our lives we make mindful decisions, meaningful connections, we take action, we free our minds. We win the moment.

My intention is to live by this daily.

What you can do now to win this moment?

Text a friend? Make that decision? Stop doom scrolling? Write that atomic essay?

What’s stopping you? Now is the only moment that matters. Win it!

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