Moment of the Day: Put Down Your Coffee

Via David Romanelli
on Oct 17, 2011
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“A beautiful, funny, and delicious moment a day…keeps the stress away.”

Beautiful Moment of the Day: Put Down Your Coffee

I love the quote below…because it’s so easy to get caught looking through a narrow perspective, not realizing all the amazing stuff happening along the way.

I remember reading about a guy who had a near-death experience. Whether you believe in that or not, what he saw and heard was fascinating.

He recalls walking into the light, and meeting someone who took him on a journey back through his life to view all the moments and encounters he missed, because he lacked the grace to recognize how he was being Supported.

Take a moment today, if not just a moment, to consider the idea of grace. To soften, listen, observe.  As an over-caffeinated freak, I tell you, this is not easy to do.

But the idea that we might be missing something because we don’t have time to look between the cracks, into the spare moments, off to the side of the road…

…should be enough to give us pause…

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David Romanelli


About David Romanelli

David "Yeah Dave" Romanelli has played a major role in pioneering the modernization of wellness in the United States. He believes wellness and feeling good is so much more than fancy yoga poses, green juice, and tight-fitting clothes. Dave launched his career fusing ancient wellness practices with modern passions like exotic chocolate, fine wine, and gourmet food by creating Yoga + Chocolate, Yoga + Wine, and Yoga for Foodies.  His work has been featured in The Wall Street JournalFood + Wine, Newsweek and The New York Times; and his debut book, Yeah Dave's Guide to Livin' the Moment reached #1 on the Amazon Self-Help Bestseller List. Dave's new book launches in Fall 2014 from Skyhorse Publishing. Check out his new show Yeah Dave! brought to you by Scripps Network, the people behind The Food Network, Travel Channel, HGTV, and more.  He is a current contributor to Health Magazine, Yoga Journal, and various other publications. Discover more about his journey on


6 Responses to “Moment of the Day: Put Down Your Coffee”

  1. How perfect…am currently procrastinating by reading/writing for elephant journal;)

    p.s. the link to subscribe to the "moment of the day" didn't work for me!

  2. Beautiful! The pause is where the magic happens!

  3. david says:

    hi Kate…thanks so much for your comment I fixed the link (:

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