Relative to the bulk of human history, we have it extraordinarily easy. Public services, health care, warm homes, cheap food.
So why are we all so busy and stressed out? Sure, the quick access to work and surfing via smartphones means we can be “on” 24-7. But is any of our stress due to truly life threatening reasons?
Do you know an athlete who always has some type of injury no matter how much they’ve been training? Maybe the better question is how many of these athletes you know.
Let’s take another approach. Look at it in reverse.
What kinds of problems would your brain invent for yourself if you truly had nothing to worry about?