Psychologist and Nobel Prize winner Daniel Kahneman determined that the “psychological present” is a window of about three seconds—everything else that runs through our minds is either past or future. An old Penn Dutch proverb seemed to have already figured that out without the supporting data: “Regrets over yesterday and the fear of tomorrow are twin thieves that rob us of the moment.”
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This statement about “the three second window” is absolutely profound! I never thought about it this way before. Also the “regrets over yesterday and the fear of tomorrow . . . ”
I will be speaking before a group of people and this was just the analogy that I needed to pull my talk together.
Thank you so much! I, of course, will give you full credit!!!
Love your work – keep it up!
Thanks for the free copy download of The Keeper Suzanne. Also for today’s post.