I think I discovered, or stumbled on, the secret to living. Actually its no big deal, because the big deal isn’t knowing the secret, but living it. But anyway… the secret to living IS… to appreciate what you are doing when you are doing it.
I spend so much time wondering what else I am going to be doing. I think we all do. We forget to notice what we are doing right now.
I think this goes a long way towards diminishing the mode of passion in our psyche. There are three modes that we operate in: passion, lethargy, or clarity. Clarity has the most simple and enduring happiness in it, of the three. Things like being aware of the value of the current moment are characteristic of that mode.