Accepting the Now

Susan Brumbaugh
5 min readMay 24, 2021

Before we can effectively dream about the future, we need to get unstuck from the present.

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When life is hard, it’s tempting to focus on the future, either as an escape or in the hope of making something new happen. Whatever is happening NOW in our lives may involve things that we don’t have the ability to change or affect and that’s a hard place to be. But that future focus may keep us from effectively acting now and set us up for…

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Susan Brumbaugh

Susan Brumbaugh is a criminal justice researcher who telecommutes, a licensed counselor, a mindfulness meditation practitioner, and a perpetual learner.