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The Anxious Artist learns . . .

It has taken me years to learn how to slow down and really feel the present,
connect with nature, and live in the moment.
Today when I went swimming, someone posted this message on the board.  During an interview the Dalai Lama was asked what surprised him most about humanity, and he responded:

"Man. Because he sacrifices his health in order to make money.  Then he sacrifices money to recuperate his health. And then he is so anxious about the future that he does not enjoy the present; the result being that he does not live in the present or the future; he lives as if he is never going to die, and then dies having never really lived."


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