Today I went for a massage and you know what I realized? We are never present. I had to actually bring myself back to the present many times during the massage. Every time I became conscious, I forced myself to be present and enjoy the moment.

Every time I became conscious, I had to bring myself from the past or from the future back to the present moment. I actually wanted to be present and couldn't seem to help being pulled again and again to the past or to the future by my thoughts. It was amazing to witness that.

Do you realize what we do to ourselves? We are missing the moment of pleasure.

Right here, right now, we have many opportunities in front of us, many doors ready to open. But instead we allow our thoughts of the economic crisis, the recession, and unemployment to cause us to worry about the future.

Or we let our thoughts take us to things in the past that we can't do anything about. We're just puppets controlled by our thoughts, our memories, voices of the past that are always talking. This makes it hard to enjoy the ride and see the good things around us.

Our friend Cyrus Ontiki, the laughing yoga teacher, reminds us that HA is the perfect breath and that you can't breathe for the past nor for the future. So if you're breathing, you're present, and if you're present, you're pleasant.

Even Cyrus is saying breathing HA (that is what we call the Ho'oponopono breathing) is the perfect breath. Hawaii means the breath and the water of the Divine.

Cyrus' wonderful words of wisdom always make people laugh. He teaches us to learn to laugh at our problems. Once Cyrus laughed so much with the customer service lady at his cell phone company that he ended up getting three months free service.

When did you ever hear that a cell phone company would give you three months free service? Laughter puts you back in the flow and in the present. Unbelievable things can happen to you right away because you're giving permission to the Universe to surprise you!

I would say laughter is also a cleaning tool. Try it. It's a way of letting go, of not getting so attached to people, situations and certain outcomes or expectations. It will put you back in the flow in what I call the Zero Frequency where everything comes "The Easiest Way."

Author's Bio: 

Mabel Katz shows you how to use Ho'oponopono to live the life of your dreams. To attract love, wealth, and happiness in an easy way. Trained by Dr. Ihaleakala Hew Len for the last 12 years, Mabel has helped thousands of people, just like you, all over the world. Mabel has worked with businesses, just like yours, in becoming more productive, effective, and prosperous by using Ho'oponopono. She, an internationally acclaimed keynote speaker, offers you lectures, workshops and teleclasses. She's a trainer, TV show host, consultant, and author of the book, "The Easiest Way." For her outstanding work, Mabel has received national honors and recognition.

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