CHAPTER 9 Be Present

By now, we hope you have a much clearer idea about what Real Focus is and how to start cultivating it. The hard part now is going to be staying focused when it matters. This is where being present is really important – besides anything else, how can you enjoy your life if you’re not ‘present’ in it?

WHAT DOES BEING ‘PRESENT’ REALLY MEAN?

It’s a good question. ‘Be present’ after all could sound like one of those airy-fairy concepts like ‘be authentic’. You may be thinking, ‘but I am “present” – I am here, reading this book! What’s the difference between that and being truly “present” anyway?’

Just like ‘Real Focus’, being present/living in the moment/being ‘there’ – whatever you want to call it – is a feeling and experience ...

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