The phrase “live for the moment” is something most of you probably associate with hippies or spiritualists. I will openly admit that despite having heard a lot about the benefits of becoming more present and mindful, it wasn’t something I’d regularly practised before. For the majority of my life I’ve always been someone who seems to wish my life away. I’d look ahead anddecidethat once I’d achieved certain goals or reachedcertainmilestonesin my life, it would be then i would start totrulylive my life or be fully satisfied.
However in July last year when my dad decided to take his own life, understandably my entire world and my families was destroyed. In a decision that to this day I will never understand but will hopefully one day learn to accept, it made me realise how quickly someone can be there one day and not the next.
After my dad’s death, I…
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