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How to be Present in the Moment | Care2 Healthy Living

How to be Present in the Moment | Care2 Healthy Living

Last night, I dug out an old book from my mother’s self-nurture treasury. Written in Hindi, the book’s title roughly translates to ‘Healing Your Body & Mind with Yoga & Food .’ Long title, I know! I opened a random page in the book, and it had me captivated. The theme was mindfulness. “Sometimes, we lock our front door, step out, and much later, begin to worry if we locked that door at all,’ said the author. Yes! It’s happened to me so often…forgetting if I had switched off the heater, turned off the lights, extinguished the scented candle before leaving… That isn’t all. This ‘not being in the moment’ extends to things like half-listening when someone is talking to you, or worrying about bills/chores while watching a movie…basically, always having something else on your mind than what you should currently be experiencing and enjoying. This habit, the book explained, slowly...

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