How Do You Fully Live Life?

Life is moments. You live life one moment at a time.

The moments make the memories that you know to be your life. Sometimes the moments go by without you being present in them. Those are lost moments; forever gone. The more moments you’re completely present, the longer the life you live.

There are old people who have lived short lives because they weren’t present for a significant amount of the moments they were living in. Then there are those who died young but lived old; they lived in the now for the majority of the moments that made up their lives.

Worrying about the future and dwelling on the past is a waste of time; a waste of your moments. If you live a long time, but you’re not present during it, how much of life have you really lived?

Take a moment to observe the colors, sights, sounds, people, energy, nature and environment around you. Take a moment to be present with what you’re feeling, without judgment. Take a moment to have gratitude and appreciation for your life and everything that is part of your experience.

Life is just moments and each one is a once in a lifetime experience. Make an effort to be present in the moments of your life. Make an effort to immerse yourself in living.

Death is certain; living is optional. Don’t let your life pass you by without you living it.

Chose to fully live. Chose to be present in the moments.

Candra Adia writes daily musings on the perfect imperfections of life here in Soul Connected. Receive one every morning to read as you start your day by clicking here to subscribe. Want to know more about her? Visit

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