As a young mother, I noticed that as much as I enjoyed my infant, I looked forward to his next developmental milestone, lifting his head, turning over, sitting up, crawling, walking…
We so often think “when this or that happens, then…”
We have the tendency to think of happiness as a future event, and we miss the present moment.
When our children go to school; when they graduate; when they begin working; when they marry; when we go to school, graduate, begin our practice, go on vacation…
Hummmm… staying ‘in the moment’ and enjoying it is not always easy. But this is the only moment we have now. The present is our opportunity for happiness, because happiness is in the present.
“This moment is your point of power.” ~ Louise Hay
“Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; it is something you design for the present.” ~ Jim Rohn
Have a wonderfully happy day today!!
Dr Chris Baker
America's most-trusted teacher of orthodontic continuing education, Dr. Chris Baker has practiced and taught for more than 30 years, and is a current or former faculty member of three U.S. dental schools. She is a pediatric dentist, author, blogger, dental practice consultant, and mentor. Dr. Chris is also Past President and Senior Instructor of the American Orthodontic Society. She is based in Texas, USA, but lectures around the world.
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