This Moment Matters

This Moment Matters

Learn the four foundations of living as if this moment matters, and get on your way to a life with less stress and "busy-ness" and more fulfillment and happiness.

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Shawn Ellis

March 28, 2012
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  1. THIS MOMENT MATTERS with Shawn Ellis For a copy of

    today’s slides: Text your name and email to 615-745-3970 (sample: John john@email.com)
  2. Living as if this moment matters... • Reduced stress •

    More clarity of mind • More zest for life • Better problem-solving ability • Better decision-making ability • Immune system enhancement
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  4. Mindfulness in the workplace... • Greater contentment & job satisfaction

    • More effective communication • Serve customers with more patience, focused attention & respect • Boost creativity • Increases productivity • Decreases burnout
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  6. Rate Yourself: 1 2 3 4 5 6 Almost Always

    Very Frequently Somewhat Frequently Somewhat Infrequently Very Infrequently Almost Never
  7. • I find it difficult to stay focused on what’s

    happening in the present. • I tend to walk quickly to get where I’m going without paying attention to what I experience along the way. • I forget a person’s name almost as soon as I’ve been told it for the first time. • It seems I am “running on automatic,” without much awareness of what I’m doing.
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  9. AWARE OF THIS MOMENT

  10. What would you do differently?

  11. “I would take more time to reflect... enjoy more of

    the moments.”
  12. THIS MOMENT MATTERS. MANTRA #1:

  13. REAL LIFE application: Breathe!

  14. ENGAGE IN THIS MOMENT WITH INTENTION

  15. BE HERE NOW. BE SOMEWHERE ELSE LATER. MANTRA #2:

  16. “If you love someone, the greatest gift you can give

    them is your presence.” - Thich Nhat Hanh
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  18. Health Finances Business/ Career Lifestyle Relationships Family Spiritual Service THIS

    MOMENT
  19. In your ideal picture, who are you?

  20. “I am _____.”

  21. Health Finances Business/ Career Lifestyle Relationships Family Spiritual Service THIS

    MOMENT
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  23. 3 Components of Happiness • Engagement • Meaning • Pleasurable

    activities
  24. ALLOW THIS MOMENT TO BE WHAT IT IS

  25. I.Q. 10-15 points!

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  27. IT IS WHAT IT IS... WHILE IT IS. MANTRA #3:

  28. “Response-ability”

  29. “Absolute-Variable Test” • What is absolute, unchangeable? • What is

    variable, within my control?
  30. The problem almost always has more to do with how

    we respond than it has to do with the actual “situation.”
  31. RENEW FOR THIS MOMENT

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  33. 16-20 seconds

  34. For best results: Renew your energy every 90-120 minutes

  35. EITHER YOU STOP THE WORK... OR THE WORK STOPS YOU.

    MANTRA #4:
  36. REMEMBER TO Breathe!

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  39. AWARE of this moment ENGAGE in this moment with intention

    ALLOW this moment to be what it is RENEW for this moment
  40. Living as if this moment matters... • Reduced stress •

    More clarity of mind • More zest for life • Better problem-solving ability • Better decision-making ability • Immune system enhancement
  41. The choice is always YOURS...

  42. ...starting with THIS MOMENT!

  43. “...LIVE in the only moment of time over which you

    have any control: NOW.” - Denis Waitley
  44. Thank you for sharing THIS MOMENT of your life with

    me! For a copy of today’s slides: Text your name and email to 615-745-3970 (sample: John john@email.com) www.ShawnEllis.com
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