Focus on the "now"
Bringing your attention to the present moment is called mindfulness meditation. To better understand this practice and why it matters, consider this quote by Leonardo da Vinci: “An average human looks without seeing, listens without hearing, touches without feeling, eats without tasting, moves without physical awareness, inhales without awareness of odour or fragrance, and talks without thinking.”
So, how can you learn to live in the present? Try to focus on your breathing or a neutral object several times a day. Whenever you feel your mind wandering, bring your attention back to your breath.
Over time, this technique can help you better control and accept your emotions. The great thing about mindfulness is that it helps you appreciate what’s happening in the here and now.
So, stop living life on autopilot! Focus on the present, relax, and learn to make every moment count.