At a rough estimate, I would think that perhaps 99 out of a 100 people would benefit by being more present in their lives. This estimate would vary as some would benefit more than others, but I think it’s generally a good idea to be more present in our lives. I certainly encourage my clients to do so and also people in my social circles.
However, as is the case with many things we often take a good thing and attempt to turn into a panacea. In spiritual circles, the idea of being more in the present is frequently touted as the end of suffering. It’s a rather naïve and erroneous assumption which often says more about the persons gullibility that anything else. This was highlighted again in my mind when I was reading a book on a person who suffers from short term memory loss.
There are cases throughout history where […]