What is the closest thing that you have? What is the one thing that is important to you the most? Do you depend on it? Or perhaps can't be without it? Is it more than one thing? Take a moment to think about the things that are closest to you that you can't be without. Now ask yourself - Do I believe that what I have will always exist there for me or am I worried about what I have disappearing from my life?
The self is always present, it just becomes an inseparable part of the story. By becoming completely absorbed in the everyday experiences we forget about our knowing and experience of self. Try this exercise #5 from the wake up series to reconnect with this inner knowing
The way we perceive and give meaning to time affects our lifestyle. Sometimes instead of choosing how we would like to manage our time, we let time pressure get to us and manage us. This causes an inconvenience in our lives, that takes its toll on our emotional state. Read more to get a new perspective about what time is, to release yourself from its burden.