#beingthemoment 2 – attention to details

How often do you actually think about intent when you do something. I am guilty of mindlessly doing because it has to be done.

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New Year’s “Theme” – Being in the Moment

Part 2

Time to check in on Week 1 of my “New Year’s Theme”  – being in the moment.

Last Sunday I wrote a blog post about the idea of learning to be present in the moment by focusing on one new strategy each week.  I planned to use the information presented by Sara Harvey Yao in The Seattle Times“A present you give yourself, and others:  being present during the holidays.”

Week 1:  Intent.  So, how did it go?

Well, I’m a bit surprised to report that it made a difference.  Just thinking to myself about what my intent was – when doing a chore, especially – actually made that task more meaningful for me.  Read:  less boring, more fulfilling.  For instance:

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