Focus on right now

Lynne Thompson
2 min readFeb 3, 2022

If you are living in the past, you can get depressed. If you are living in the future, you can have anxiety. Live in the present. Focus on now.

Hard to do, but worth trying. I look back on my life and realize I got stuck in the past a LOT. I don’t seem to know how to let go of things. I hold grudges and I reminisce a lot. Part of this is having a really good memory so I call up experiences from the past easily. But it’s no place to live. It’s not healthy.

I have practiced letting go of the past more lately. And I have focused on each day more, and tried to be in the…

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Lynne Thompson

I always wrote (first poem at 6 years old). Tech writer by trade. I have a podcast The Storied Human: see my linktree — https://linktr.ee/StoriedHuman