people have trouble accepting what they're doing right
here and right now, for they're always thinking about what
they'd rather be doing, or what they hope they'll be doing
soon, or what they wish they were doing. But are we
really getting the most out of the lives that we
have--right here and right now--if we're focused on
something that isn't even real? How much does our
current performance suffer if we keep our minds
elsewhere? And what benefits from today's task may
we never get because we don't do it as well as we can?
are where we are, and we need to do what we need to do
right now, so why fight it by fleeing it in our
minds? Why not embrace it? Why not keep our
focus centered on the current moment so that we can give
the most we can to it, and benefit more from it?
That way, at least, we can accept our current situation
and get the most from it.
where we are right now does not by any means mean that we
should resign ourselves to the way things are if we're not
satisfied with them. But if we do want change, we
have to realize that it's going to take time, effort, and
patience to reach it, and we still have many current
moments to deal with before our desired results become our
realities. And what we get out of those current
moments is up to us.
with the flow and making the best of our current moment is
one of the soundest and most effective approaches to life
that there is. And it doesn't doom us to staying the
same forever, either. It does allow us to get the
most that each moment has to offer us and make our lives
richer and fuller, all for the price of a bit of