The more we live with our thoughts in the present the more free we can live our lives in the future. Life can be more free of stress and drama when we stay present in our thinking. In contrast, when we are preoccupied by the past or anxious about the future fear dictates our behavior. For example, maybe in the past we found ourselves in unsupportive or even abusive relationships. If we stay afraid of the same thing happening again, instead of making courageous choices about the relationships in front of us now, we will continue to attract and engage in what we focus on...the fear based situation. Stay present and in the moment. Be courageous.
Ma'at E. L. Lewis, Ph.D.