Be Here Now is a square purple book published in 1971. Somehow during my early school days, I got a copy of it in my search for what life is about and for the meaning of it all. All these years later, I finally get it. I get what “be here now” meant—to me anyway.
Being here now, in whatever you’re doing or not doing, makes what you’re doing or not doing so much more stable, so much more meaningful, so much more peaceful. For example, if you show up for a yoga class because you want to take classes to feel better and move but when you get to the mat in your home with the video on, you’re distracted. Repeating “be here now” over and over again brings your world only to the mat right there, right then. And you can just focus and be with