They say your life can flash before your eyes when you are in a life-or-death situation. That’s not what happened to me. It was just literal darkness (because I was scuba diving at night) and my inner voice clearly saying, “This can’t be happening” as I was being dragged away by my leg farther away from the dim lights of our production crew. My left calf was in the mouth of a 3 metre (10 ft) American crocodile.
Staying present in your everyday life is a lot easier said than done. It is especially so when you rely on social media and being "plugged in" for your work. But this year I have been trying to have every interaction, every tweet, every Instagram post be meaningful and do them all with intention. That also meant reflecting if I was doing what I was preaching - and I sometimes miserably fail. So as a reminder for not only myself but for all of you, here are my tips on how to pause and just enjoy life.
Hi! I'm Melissa, an Australian-based Latina science educator, podcaster, and freelance writer. I spend a lot more time on Instagram and Twitter, but blogging is my first love. Thanks for stopping by — I hope you stay a while.
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