I think it's easiest to live in the past. In the present, it's all about what's happening right now. The decisions you make affect your life and everyone around you. And every moment you aren't taking advantage of is gone.
The future isn't too much better. It seems vast and full of possibilities, but the more you try to focus on those possibilities or what they could mean, the more suffocating the vastness can be.
The past is comforting. The past is nostalgic, sepia-toned, and tattered around the edges. It's already been edited by your mind into something ever so slightly different. I like to spend a lot of time in the past. So, to indulge myself, here are a few pictures from my family's past: