An entrepreneur celebrates a deal he put together: "I was completely focused."
A tennis player explains her victory: "I was in the zone."
A lover recounts last night's romance: "There was nothing else on the planet but us."
Living in the moment is not a mysterious concept. We've all done it at one time or another. The key to a full life is to regularly live in the moment, to participate fully and not miss a thing.
“This was the protective shelter they used to avoid incoming rocket attacks launched by N. Vietnamese communist soldiers who infiltrated the mountains near our base. Doug Condit, on my right, was my close friend and roommate in Vietnam. He went missing on 26 Nov 1967, 19 days after me. Doug was flying with another great guy, Col. Bert Brennan, USAF when their plane went down over North Vietnam. They both were declared Killed in Action after the war.”
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Dacia Adams gives us a first-person look at being homeless and food for thought.
Well my friends over at Affluent Magazine have done it again. The latest issue of Affluent is gorgeous. I have said it before that this magazine feels so fabulous to hold. The cover is velvety soft, the content is varied and wonderful and the photos are always stunning. Below is my article in this issue that appears in my regular column. Be sure to click the cover image to enjoy Affluent as an online flip book and see my article on pages 50 and 51.
The Case for Quiet
More than a decade into the new millennium it is clear that time for silence in our daily lives is becoming more elusive. Our easy access to technology, information and entertainment overtakes our ability to tune out, shut off, and dare I say, silence it all.
You are in good company if the comfort of your smart phone ear buds has become just as important as the comfort of your shoes—if not more so. After all, it seems that our attachment to our continuous stream of information has moved from the nice-to-have category to the must-have. This truth has us accessing information while at the gym, during our commute and doing other activities.