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Epictetus on being present

Caretake this moment. Immerse yourself in its particulars. Respond to this person, this challenge, this deed. Quit the evasions. Stop giving yourself needless trouble. It is time to really live; to fully inhabit the situation you happen to be in now. You are not some disinterested bystander. Participate. Exert yourself.

Recommended reading: Art of Living: The Classical Manual on Virtue, Happiness, and Effectiveness.

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