Sometimes with all the resolution hoopla this time of year, we focus more on where we want to be than what's right in front of us. Living in the present is always a challenge no matter how mindful you are, so it helps to be reminded often. This month, I wrote the following quote on a post-it note and stuck it on my car's dashboard.
I'm not always good at doing this, but I'm trying to make an effort, and a weekend trip to Santa Barbara (see photos) was a great way to practice. In wine country, I'm always relaxed and happy. The wine and cheese doesn't hurt, either.
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