Live In The Present

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The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, not to worry about the future, or not to anticipate troubles, but to live in the present moment wisely and earnestly. Buddha

“Let today be the day you stop being haunted by the ghost of yesterday. Holding a grudge & harboring anger/resentment is poison to the soul. Get even with people…but not those who have hurt us, forget them, instead get even with those who have helped us.” Steve Maraboli

Yesterday is history. Tomorrow is a mystery. And today? Today is a gift. That’s why we call it the present. Babatunde Olatunji

“If you want to conquer the anxiety of life, live in the moment, live in the breath.” Amit Ray

The first recipe for happiness is: Avoid too lengthy meditation on the past. André Maurois

Today is the greatest
Day I’ve ever known
Can’t live for tomorrow,
Tomorrow’s much too long….Billy Corgan

“Tomorrow is tomorrow.
Future cares have future cures,
And we must mind today.” Sophocles

Nothing ever gets anywhere. The earth keeps turning round and gets nowhere. The moment is the only thing that counts. Jean Cocteau

Never let the future disturb you. You will meet it, if you have to, with the same weapons of reason which today arm you against the present. Marcus Aurelius Antoninus

“In any weather, at any hour of the day or night, I have been anxious to improve the nick of time, and notch it on my stick too; to stand on the meeting of two eternities, the past and future, which is precisely the present moment; to toe that line.” Henry David Thoreau

With the past, I have nothing to do; nor with the future. I live now. Ralph Waldo Emerson

The past is a good place to visit, but I wouldn’t want to live there. Author Unknown

Do not let your shadow walk you. You are not a slave of the past. Dodinsky

Your heart will be shattered by sorrow
If you force it to live
In tomorrow’s ephemeral imagination-world
Instead of in today’s eternal Reality-Now. Sri Chinmoy

“No amount of regretting can change the past, and no amount of worrying can change the future.” Roy T Bennett

Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, today is God’s gift, that’s why we call it the present. Joan Rivers

You can clutch the past so tightly to your chest that it leaves your arms too full to embrace the present. Jan Glidewell

Nothing is more precious than being in the present moment. Fully alive, fully aware. Thích Nhất Hạnh

Stop acting as if life is a rehearsal. Live this day as if it were your last. The past is over and gone. The future is not guaranteed.Wayne Dyer

“Letting go doesn’t just mean letting go of the past, but letting go of an unknown future; and embracing NOW.” Michelle Cruz-Rosado

If you have one eye on yesterday, and one eye on tomorrow, you’re going to be cockeyed today. Author Unknown

“When regret dominates your past and worry occupies your future, there is no room to live in your present.” Charles F. Glassman

Trust no future, howe’er pleasant!
Let the dead past bury its dead!
Act, — act in the living Present!
Heart within and God o’erhead. Henry Wadsworth

When I am anxious it is because I am living in the future. When I am depressed it is because I am living in the past. Author Unknown

Remember then: there is only one time that is important Now! It is the most important time because it is the only time when we have any power. Leo Tolstoy

“If you want to be happy, do not dwell in the past, do not worry about the future, focus on living fully in the present.” Roy Bennett

If you worry about what might be, and wonder what might have been, you will ignore what is. ~Author Unknown

The future is always beginning now. Mark Strand

Yesterday is a canceled check; tomorrow is a promissory note; today is the only cash you have – so spend it wisely.Kay Lyons

One of the most tragic things I know about human nature is that all of us tend to put off living. We are all dreaming of some magical rose garden over the horizon — instead of enjoying the roses that are blooming outside our windows today. Dale Carnegie


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