Understanding The Present Moment
Learn how to return to the present moment wherever your mind wanders.
A recording and podcast from a class taught on Saturday, 7 January 2023.
Mindfulness is the undistracted awareness of the experience of the present moment.
To experience mindfulness, therefore, we need to experience the present moment free of the endless distractions of the modern world.
The present moment isn't a fuzzy new-age spiritual concept that requires a particular mindset or beliefs to experience.
We also don't need to be nonjudgemental (whatever that is).
The present moment is a very real part of our experience as human beings. It is part of our genetic heritage. The big problem is that we are taught to spend our lives in our minds.
For most of us, this means a life of autopilot and mind loops where we can spend entire days and even longer in a wandering mind.
In this class, I explain the mechanism of the experience of the present moment based on the commonly accepted science of perception.
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