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Sunday, February 12, 2017

Decrease Your Focus on the Future - Breathing Space Blog

from The Book of Life by J. Krisnamurfi:

“Expectations are the ego's way of reminding us that the ego is very much alive inside of us. The most effective way to remove expectations and thus eliminate disappointments, shame, upsets and dissatisfaction, is to remove or reduce one's focus on the future.

True, a goal, mission or vision can provide context and motivation for the present, but when you NEED the future to be a certain way, you measure your quality of life against the future and often come up short. It's a radical idea to decrease your orientation on the future, but when done," you have a richer present.

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