Is a life where you’re totally present in the moment a meaningless one?/The difficulty of living in the present & The Philosophy of: Frida Kahlo [pt.4]

In your life, do you constantly vacillate between thinking about the past, the future, all the while trying to enjoy the moment? Well is it possible that a life aimed to live entirely in each moment as it comes a pointless one? Even when we are present in the moment, …

What’s your dream? Imagine never realising it. What’s your goal? Imagine never achieving it. Who do you love? Imagine they left you (or died). What are you grateful for? Imagine you lost it all. – If the worst came to the worst… (& The Philosophy of: The School of Life)

It may not be useful, or a life worth living, if you go about your usual day imagining the worst is going to happen. That sounds like a bullshit kind of life. But imagining tragedy–the things you most don’t want to– can lead to you being prepared for (and happy …