Wednesday, June 8, 2011

all mixed up





Laying in savasana the other night... a thought drifted through my head... 

"why live for tomorrow when every tomorrow will become another today?"

It made me remember that I need to focus on living in the present moment. Whether that moment is a happy, sad, angry, hungry, sleepy, or irritated one, it is happening and I need to really feel it. I often look forward to things in the future: Friday evening, the summer, the wedding, etc... but soon those days will become TODAY too. If we cannot be present in the present moment today, it will be just as difficult to be present on the days and in the moments that we really wish we could be. So my goal for the week is to practice living, feeling, and experiencing each minute of every day (except when I'm sleeping of course!). Wish me luck, and feel free to join me in this challenge =) 

xo, allie

17 comments:

  1. i love your goal for the week <3 i seriously need to practice this myself babe.. and you know, you have truly inspired me to do so! so i wish you good luck dear! i love that quote so much! thanks for this post!! muah!

    talk with you soon love!
    xo, jamie

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  2. Beautiful outfit! Love that top!



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  3. love this. you look stunning. thanks for another amazing post love. please swing by to see pics of my latest celebrity trend report. xoxo

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  4. I love this! I will gladly join you :)

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  5. I totally agree with you... it's so so important to live in the present instead of dwelling on the past or only looking to the future. I hope you succeed in your goal this week :)

    xo, alison*elle

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  6. ooooh sweety thank!!I follow you back !
    Great post I totally agree with you :O !

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  7. Great blog even better clothes!

    Don't think I could ever wear white pants but you rock em well!

    check out the blog http://blog.darlingclothes.com/ would love see you there!

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  8. So true Allie, important to remember ;)
    Love this top and those white jeans!!
    xo Cara
    http://www.afashionloveaffair.com

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  9. allie, i love your top! fabulous as always. funny enough that this was the topic of your post since at my new job training today they played a video about having fun in the workplace and being PRESENT in the present moment. When you wake up, it is you that chooses to do so, you choose to go to work, school, etc and YOU choose your attitude that moment, that minute, that hour, that day. it was saying to always choose to be there, happy and present and you will get way more out of your day and especially your work day if you think this mantra through. SO important these days to remind each other about this when everyone is always on their phones texting, too busy bustling around to notice the present moment they are in. I think this is my fave post of yours so far! love you roomie. xoxoxo

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  10. i love your look!;)
    kiss from prague
    http://sienastyle.blogspot.com/

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  11. Love these photos! You look so gorgeous!


    Hope you're well darling!


    I Live For It

    Xx. Jewls and Liza

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  12. I love your shirt! You look so adorable. I'm so with you on the whole cherishing our present experiences thing. So many amazing things happen to us, and we don't really appreciate them. I'm so loving this.

    http://www.thevanitylair.com/

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  13. Gorgeous print Allie, so pretty & chic! And a big yes to living in the moment... it's something that I try to remember each & every day, it makes life that much sweeter. xx veronika

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  14. cute cute, love this tank
    thanks so much for your sweet comment, and follow.
    i will follow you back :)
    KaitGirl.blogspot.com
    @kaitlin4879

    xo kaitlin

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