Be BETTER Life Goal: Living in the Moment

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Living in the Moment

It doesn’t matter if you consider yourself the “laid-back type” or a “worry wart,” in all our lives anxiety creeps in and distracts us from enjoying the present.

As Mark Twain said, "I have known a great many troubles, but most of them never happened." According to an article written by Psychology Today titled “The Art of Now: Six Steps to Living in the Moment, “The hallmark of depression and anxiety is catastrophizing—worrying about something that hasn't happened yet and might not happen at all. Worry, by its very nature, means thinking about the future—and if you hoist yourself into awareness of the present moment, worrying melts away.”

This weeks Be BETTER  is to commit to living in the moment. Please read this article below: http://www.psychologytoday.com/articles/200810/the-art-now-six-steps-living-in-the-moment

For someone who worries too much, it was incredibly insightful and relatable.  It gives six tips that might appear basic, but once you read the article you realize quite deep.