Stopping Us From Living In The Moment

Mobile Phone, Smartphone, Keyboard, App

Irrespective of if I walk through a shopping area or enter a coffee shop, I see people that are glued to their Smartphones.

If I did not do this, I’d probably be too busy looking down to actually notice what other individuals are doing. Through using these devices, I understand how everything can fade into the background.

Bad Manners

One of the things which could occur when someone uses their cell phone in a public place is they are sometimes oblivious to what’s happening around them. Occasionally, this can lead them to bump into other people and to walk onto streets when they aren’t apparent.

What is clear is they aren’t likely to be completely in the moment; a great deal of the focus will be directed towards a display. This may also be how they will behave when they’re with their friends and loved ones.


It then will not matter whether they’re with a close friend of theirs, since they’ll treat them as though they have no significance to them.

However, while the other individual could feel ignored and like they aren’t valued, they may also be someplace else, too.

Another Consequence

If a person is in a concert or a show, for example, they could spend more time filming what’s facing them than actually watching it.

There have been times when people are more worried about filming the arrival of the child than they have with being completely present for this experience. It’s then like watching something on a screen is better than seeing it in person

A Big Focus

When Smartphones are promoted, one of the major selling points is in being able to picture things. These businesses can not sell presence or give someone more years to live, for example, but what they could do is give them something to divert their mind with.

This section of them that can not embrace the present moment, but after a minute has passed; it needs to experience it all over again. Holding onto what can not be held onto is exactly what the brain attempts to do, while overlooking the only thing there is – the current moment

Because of modern day technology, it can be quite easy to spend more time watching life than really experiencing life. To reside in this way isn’t fulfilling, however, it’s something which the mind feels comfortable with.

Last, I believe that if we really value another individual, among the greatest things we could do is to be fully within their company. It’s easy to say nice things or to purchase another man something, but this isn’t the same as fully showing up.

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