“We don’t need another Forbes Five Hundred List of the wealthiest people in the world; we need a Forbes Five Hundred List of those who give away the most money.” ~Ted Turner
It’s easy to find yourself thinking about being mindful rather than being mindful. Simply refocus, return to the present, and smile.
Social media addiction is a real thing and has been included in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders. It can lead to depression, feelings of inadequacy and destroy your attention span.
The ego—on both the individual and the collective level—loves “the drama” that times like this can create. Our challenge is to remain alert and present so that we don’t fall into egoic reactivity, adding to the suffering so many are already facing.