Josiah Hultgren July 25, 2016 Dopamine Shots, Meditation, Mindfulness Only Now: A Meditation on Gratitude for Existence Josiah Hultgren July 25, 2016 Dopamine Shots, Meditation, Mindfulness Only Now is a beautiful short film by Thom Haig that explores how an awareness of the improbability of being here leads to a sense of gratitude. Breathing in and out and inHere.Now.Simply existingThe perfect consequence of innumerable, interconnected, insignificant eventsAcross unbelievable distancesAgainst unimaginable oddsOut of the chaos of chance meetings and violence and confusion and loveto be hereAn impossible series of accidents and choicesof mistakes and triumphsOf then to beturning away.To bedistracted.Twisted in thoughteverywhere at onceand nowhere at allsearching endless landscapes for meaningfor something elsefor something moreSearching. Everywhere but heresearching.Breathing out and in and outhere. Now.Simply existing and the distractions blur, meltaccepting. Out of chaos. Against the unthinkable.From within the impossibleto be here.From then to be now.Right now The above post was lovingly crafted by Josiah Hultgren, Founder of MindFullyAlive.