Bill Murray: An Example of Presence

By Amy Kim, Psy.D.

In the documentary, “The Bill Murray Stories: Life Lessons Learned From a Mythical Man”, Bill Murray shows how to live a fully alive and present life. What does he demonstrate? How does he touch people’s lives? These are some of the ways to live a truly fulfilling life:

Decide what matters the most

Pay attention

Stop believing your thoughts

Show up


Don’t hold back

Say yes

Be spontaneous

Give yourself

Make yourself available

Be open

Be a learner



Tell the truth

Really listen to people

Really look at people

Just be

Be with people

Have fun

Get off of your devices and be in real life

Wake up!