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Carpe Diem: Seizing Your Moment and Living With Intention

Carpe Diem: Seizing Your Moment and Living With Intention

Update: 2022-08-09
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What does it mean to live in the moment? How do we stop dwelling on past mistakes and instead focus on Today? Join the conversation with Dr. Turner as he discusses how to live more meaningfully and begin, today, to build a beautiful future for yourself.  

Key Takeaways

* “Today is the first day of the rest of your life.” 

* Implication for your past: Since today is the first day of the rest of your life, it reminds us that your past is behind you and cannot be changed. Let it go!

* Today is the end of your past! If there are regrets and mistakes, they get to end today. 

* Implication for your future: Today is the first day of the rest of your life. It’s the beginning of your future.

* You will never be as young as you are today.

* You will never have as much time to shape and create your future as you have available to you today.  

* “The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is today.” 

* Today is your action day. You cannot take action in the past or in the future -- only in Today. 

* Yesterday is a memory and tomorrow is only a concept. The only day you can do anything is Today.  

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[00:00 ] Today is the first day of the rest of your life

* Your past is gone and done with. It’s only present when you make it so.

* Your most valuable resource is time. You will never have more of that valuable time than today.

* Today is your best opportunity to create something beautiful in your life.

[4:36 ] Charting a new plan in life

* What is your motivation, your “why”?

* Rehearse your motivation to yourself to stoke your energy for moving forward.

[8:12 ] We all need a purpose in life

* The most powerful and sustaining purposes involve serving other people.

[11:41 ] “The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is today.”

* Yesterday is a memory. Tomorrow is only a concept. The only day you can do anything is Today.   

* Seize the moment to create a beautiful future for yourself. Carpe Diem. 

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About 

Michael K. Turner, M.D., is a graduate of Stanford University, Harvard Medical School and The Mayo Clinic. He practices Integrative Medicine in his own national concierge practice, providing personalized approaches (including hormones, sleep, recovery, nutrition, supplements and exercise) to help people achieve their optimal state of health. Called “genuine”, “caring”, and “the best doctor in the world” by patients, he brings a high degree of empathy, trademark optimism, and a holistic approach to patient care. He brings a passion for excellence to everything he does. He believes in living and modeling a healthy, balanced lifestyle.  

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Carpe Diem: Seizing Your Moment and Living With Intention

Carpe Diem: Seizing Your Moment and Living With Intention

Michael Turner M.D.