He says, "It is only the person who is present to himself that is happy." That's what I call mindfulness. Being in the present means being aware of what's right here, right now.
No one apparently noticed a glaring mistake that Matrill (not her real name) told me about this evening when she commented, "That portrait is of Hans Christian Andersen." Googling, I got this portrait among others labeled Søren Kierkegaard, but also labeled Hans Christian Andersen. I'm pretty sure Matrill is right, so the image here beside this correction is the one that graced this post for nearly four years. I've replaced it at the top with the statue of Kierkegaard that is in the Royal Library Garden in Copenhagen, according to Wikipedia. Since his name is even carved in stone, I hope I got it right this time. Good catch, Matrill.