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Why We Should Live In The Present? – Four Advantages Of Living In The Present

Four advantages of living in the present. Being Active and Proactive - Present is the time for taking an initiative. We gain nothing by regretting over the past. We should accept what has happened and move. Says Swami Vivekananda, We are responsible for what we are; and whatever we wish ourselves to be, we have the power to make ourselves. If what we are now has been the result of our own past actions, it certainly follows that whatever we wish to be in future can be produced by our present actions; so we have to know how to act. ‘How to act’ starts from the present moment. So let us live in the present and not just act but have extra initiative to do what needs to be done. ‘A journey of thousand miles starts from a single step’, said the Chinese philosopher Lao Tzu. And that single step is always taken in the present moment. Freedom from Anger, Greed and Anxiety – Being angry is to live in past and to be anxious is to live in future. One does not become angry with s