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When a Situation Troubles You

When a Situation Troubles You

The world of the timeless is the world of pure consciousness, where every moment is free. This moment is free because all your troubles live in the past or in the future, which means they live in your imagination.

When a situation is troubling you, then ask yourself, “What’s wrong right now?” If you do this, then you realize that in this moment there are no problems. Separate the situation from the moment, because the situation will pass, while the moment will remain. The situation always transforms, but every moment remains perfect and unchanged.

Keep your attention on this moment. This moment is the only moment you have the power to act. You cannot take action in the past or in the future, so if you dwell on the past or on the future, you feel powerless. Life is in this moment. Therefore, live in this moment. Detach from worry in this moment. Stay in this moment. This is life-centered, present-moment awareness.

Read more: Deepak Chopra's Tips, Spirit

Adapted from Power, Freedom, and Grace, by Deepak Chopra (Amber Allen, 2006). Reprinted by permission of the author.
Adapted from Power, Freedom, and Grace, by Deepak Chopra (Amber Allen, 2006).

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Deepak Chopra

Acknowledged as one of the world's greatest leaders in the field of mind body medicine, Deepak Chopra, M.D. continues to transform our understanding of the meaning of health. Chopra is known as a prolific author of over 49 books with 12 best sellers on mind-body health, quantum mechanics, spirituality, and peace. A global force in the field of human empowerment, Dr. Chopra's books have been published in more than 35 languages with more than 20 million copies in print.

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11:33AM PDT on Apr 6, 2013

noted thanks

4:47AM PDT on Apr 3, 2013

I've never been troubled by a situation.

4:32AM PDT on Apr 3, 2013

thanks for sharing

3:29AM PDT on Apr 3, 2013

Thank you :)

10:36PM PDT on Apr 2, 2013

It's hard living only this moment but it's the right thing to do!

3:44PM PST on Feb 17, 2013

thansk for sharing

2:27AM PST on Feb 17, 2013

Thank you :)

9:23AM PST on Feb 3, 2013

Thanks for the great read.

11:59PM PST on Jan 30, 2013

Thanks.

11:54AM PST on Jan 18, 2013

Thanks.

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