Sometimes we create stress, complications and drama because we unconsciously view them as proof of a more productive and worthy life. In reality these conditions preoccupy and distract us while compromising our health. We mistakenly think that all the hard fought battles will eventually¬†lead to a better life in which we can finally relax and enjoy ourselves. But practicing stress doesn’t lead to relaxation; it leads to more stress. Because it’s challenging to reverse ingrained habits, it’s best to focus on contentment, calm and peace, not after¬†a lifetime of struggle, but rather…

Right now.