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A More Fulfilling Way to Live

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Hi, and welcome to your Daily Mindfulness. You know, the human mind has such a strong tendency to make us feel that our fulfillment, our completeness, our salvation always lies in the future, never here and now. And when we're caught up in that state of mind, we find ourselves always trying to get somewhere else, but never really arriving fully where we are. You know, we rush through our moments, treating them more as a means to an end instead of actually living them fully. You know, we end up running, striving, pushing, awaiting for it all to work out.

We become restless, disconnected, driven, and stressed. But the truth is you don't need to wait till you get there or sort it all out or reach your potential in order to be at peace and happy today. Of course, this is not to say that we shouldn't have plans and go for the things we want. Of course, we will have plans and goals, but we can hold them lightly and keep our primary focus on living in a more present centered way. So if you find yourself waiting for the future to fulfill you, remember, you don't need to get there or become something more or better to be whole and complete.

All you need to do is show up and be present each moment each day, as best you can. And trust that when you do that, you'll be able to respond to what arises, learn, grow, and create as needed. Think of it as a continuous dance with life instead of a race to the finish line. And when you live in this more present, focused and fluid way, you free yourself from the paralysis of perfectionism, the rigidity of needing to know and the desperate attempts to try and get control of it all. Instead, you can relax and be wholeheartedly present with what's happening in the here and now in your life today.

And despite what your mind may try to convince you, you don't need to wait until you've become acquired, achieved and fixed it all. So today, may you remember, fulfillment really isn't a destination someplace in the future. You don't need to wait for your life to work out because the opportunity to live your life fully and wholeheartedly is only and always right here and right now.

Melli O'Brien

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A More Fulfilling Way to Live

Personalized support for learning how to integrate mindfulness into your life. Delivered fresh everyday by our world renowned experts. Choose meditation duration:

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Your default time is based on your progress and is changed automatically as you practice.

Hi, and welcome to your Daily Mindfulness. You know, the human mind has such a strong tendency to make us feel that our fulfillment, our completeness, our salvation always lies in the future, never here and now. And when we're caught up in that state of mind, we find ourselves always trying to get somewhere else, but never really arriving fully where we are. You know, we rush through our moments, treating them more as a means to an end instead of actually living them fully. You know, we end up running, striving, pushing, awaiting for it all to work out.

We become restless, disconnected, driven, and stressed. But the truth is you don't need to wait till you get there or sort it all out or reach your potential in order to be at peace and happy today. Of course, this is not to say that we shouldn't have plans and go for the things we want. Of course, we will have plans and goals, but we can hold them lightly and keep our primary focus on living in a more present centered way. So if you find yourself waiting for the future to fulfill you, remember, you don't need to get there or become something more or better to be whole and complete.

All you need to do is show up and be present each moment each day, as best you can. And trust that when you do that, you'll be able to respond to what arises, learn, grow, and create as needed. Think of it as a continuous dance with life instead of a race to the finish line. And when you live in this more present, focused and fluid way, you free yourself from the paralysis of perfectionism, the rigidity of needing to know and the desperate attempts to try and get control of it all. Instead, you can relax and be wholeheartedly present with what's happening in the here and now in your life today.

And despite what your mind may try to convince you, you don't need to wait until you've become acquired, achieved and fixed it all. So today, may you remember, fulfillment really isn't a destination someplace in the future. You don't need to wait for your life to work out because the opportunity to live your life fully and wholeheartedly is only and always right here and right now.

Melli O'Brien

4.7

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