We all wish to see peace amongst all of the nations of the world. Why it is so difficult to achieve and sustain is probably due to a number of factors. The great novel, “War and Peace”, illustrates just how difficult it is for people of the world to stop their violent ways. It seems history is full of examples where human kind has repeatedly made the same mistakes which has led to small and very large conflicts. So what can we do as individuals to stem the tide of violence and give peace a chance to take root? Well, it really all starts with making peace with yourself.