“Life is only available in the present moment.” — Thich Nhat Hanh

How do we balance the lessons of the past and the possibilities of the future? The fulcrum point is the present, the here and now. Perhaps nothing is so challenging in a world filled with nonstop media, messaging, news, and chaotic noise than to enter into a place of centeredness in the here and now.

Dr. Victor S. Sierpina is the WD and Laura Nell Nicholson Family Professor of Integrative Medicine and Professor of Family Medicine at UTMB.

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