How to Slow Down, Be Present, Make Every Moment Count and Remember That Life is Groovy

“Slow down, you move too fast. You got to make the morning last. Just kicking down the cobble stones. Looking for fun and feelin’ groovy.” – Simon and Garfunkel – 59th Street Bridge Song As of late I am realizing how difficult it is to remember that life is groovy.  So often I find myself caught up in life’s inconsequential problems when really there is so much to celebrate.  Instead of acknowledging this, I get in a funk, beat myself up, and succumb to downward spiral thinking. So I asked myself, why is this?  Why do we let all the hassles, fears, and worries take over and control our emotions and actions? How do we slow down, make the morning last, and enjoy all that is groovy? When we are presented with a struggle or obstacle it becomes our focus.  We find ourselves concentrating on the gap, the distance between what we want and how to achieve it, instead of focusing on what is available to us right now- the power of the present moment. In the present moment anything is possible.   It is the only place where joy and miracles exist. Osho has a great quote that explains this … Continue reading