Living in the Now, Thoughts from around the World

The mind is like water. When it’s turbulent, it’s dificult to see. When it’s calm, everything becomes clear. —Prasad Mahes

Happiness is your nature. It is not wrong to desire it. What is wrong is seeking it outside when it is inside ourselves. —Ramana Maharshi

Be happy in the moment, That’s enough. Each moment is all we need, not more. —Mother Teresa

Traning your mind to be in the present moment is the number one key to making healthier choices. —Susan Albers

Nothing can dim the light that shines from within. —Maya Angelou

Mindfulness is simply being aware of what is happening right now without wishing it were different; enjoying the pleasant without holding on when it changes (which it will); being with the unpleasant without fearing it will always be this way (which it won’t). —James Baraz

Your calm mind is the ultimate weapon against your challenges. So relax. —Bryant McGill

Mindfulness is like that – it is the miracle which can call back in a flash our dispersed mind and restore it to wholeness so that we can live each minute of life. —Thich Nhat Hanh

Life is a dance. Mindfulness is witnessing that dance —Amit Ray

The little things? The little moments? They aren’t little. —Jon Kabat-Zinn

Our own worst enemy cannot harm us as much as our unwise thoughts. No one can help us as much as our own compassionate thoughts. —Budda

Look for the answer inside your question. —Rumi

Pure awareness transcends thinking. It allows you to step outside the chattering negative self-talk and your reactive impulses an emotions. It allows you to look at the world once again with open eyes. And when you do so, a sense of wonder and quiet contentment begins to reappear in your life. —Mark Williams

In today’s rush, we all think too much, seek too much, want too much, and forget about the joy of just being. —Eckhart Tolle

Mind is a flexible mirror, adjust it, to see a better world. —Amit Ray