Living in the Moment

April 25, 2013

Visiting the Tulip Festival yesterday near Agassiz, British Columbia, Canada, reminded me how important it is to take time for yourself and to live in the moment. It’s so easy for us to get wrapped up in our everyday activities. Our lives are so busy that we often forget to pause and appreciate the beauty around us.

Tulip Festival Agassiz Mimi Luk


I have been so busy the last couple of months working on my book and my social media that I really haven’t taken an entire day to just get away from my computer and spend time in harmony with nature.

Mimi Luk Agassiz Tulip


It was so rejuvenating to breath fresh air, feel the warmth of the sun on my face and to admire God’s wondrous creations.

Tulip Festival Mount Cheam Mimi Luk


Sometimes we may think there are never enough hours in a day to do all we have to do.

Mount Cheam Mimi Luk Tulip Festival


I also realize it may not be practical for everyone to drop everything for a day and drive to the mountains (if you are fortunate to have mountains near you!).

Tulips Agassiz Mimi Luk


Yet, it is essential for our well-being to at least take moments in a day just for ourselves. Just take a few minutes to be still, to breath deeply, to meditate, or to reflect on all we have to be grateful for.

Agassiz Mimi Luk Tulip Festival


Do something that you are passionate about (for me, photography is one of my passions) or just give yourself some quiet, peaceful time. May you take some special moments for yourself today and rejuvenate.

Love & Light,

Mimi Luk

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Mimi Luk is a personal and professional life coach. Grateful to be alive as a kidney recipient, she is also a health and wellness advocate. Mimi has achieved her knowledge and insight from both personal and professional circumstances to allow her to become an empathetic coach. Her experiences have made her a true believer in the power of intent and the unlimited possibilities of transformation. Currently writing her first book, she believes it will inspire readers to begin their journey of self-discovery, and to have an abundant life filled with peace, love, and joy. Please contact Mimi for information on coaching sessions in-person, by phone, or online via Skype.

10 responses to Living in the Moment

  1. The tulips are just gorgeous Mimi. I have it on my bucket list to see the fields of tulips like this only I didn’t know they were in Canada. I thought I had to go to Holland.

    Happy to find you here and love your positive messages.

    • Hi Pat. Thank you so much for your lovely comment!
      Yes, we do have tulip fields in Canada! Unfortunately, there is usually just a two week window to see them. They are absolutely stunning and I hope you have a chance to see them. There were approximately nine million flowers in these fields! I’ve been fortunate to see them also in Holland and in Washington. I do love flowers 🙂
      Am grateful you have found me and am happy for the connection. All the best to you, Pat!
      Mimi Luk

  2. These are absolutely beautiful. I felt this way when my sister and I visited the daffodil festival in March. It is a reminder to live in the moment. Life is short.

  3. Hi Kathryn! Thank you for your kind comment. I had such a wonderful time soaking in the beauty of the flowers and taking pictures of them. I was so grateful for the wonders around me and appreciated the precious moment. Wishing you peace and joy, Kathryn.

  4. thanks for the lovely share……..
    it must have felt like…….living a………dream..!

  5. Thank you for your lovely comment, Smita. It did feel like living in a dream! I really enjoyed that day and was truly living in the moment and grateful to be surrounded by such magnificent beauty!

  6. Those pictures were so pretty. And really does get you motivated to take a little time for yourself every now and then.

    • Thank you so much for your comment, Angie. I’m glad you like my pictures and that they motivated you to take some time for yourself. It’s so important to be present in the moment and just appreciate everything around you. Wishing you joy and peace.

  7. I love the pictures and the sentiment. I have always loved tulips. We used them as the primary flower at our wedding, so they always fill me with feelings of love and joy and new beginnings. I agree that I often get bogged down with good things and sometimes forget to seek out the best things. Learning to take time to reflect on your blessings is key. Thanks for the reminder!

    • Thank you so much for your comments Amanda! I really appreciate them. I love tulips too and was so delighted to visit these beautiful fiields of tulips in my blog. How wonderful you had them in your wedding! Yes, living in the moment and being continuously grateful for all the blessings in our lives is so important. Wishing you joy, peace, and love always!