– Wake up early. – Work out regularly. – Eat good, real food. – Live below your means. – Hangout with true friends who share similar goals & vision. – Focus on building more than one source of income. – Do what you love for work. – Don’t get into meaningless relationships. – Never hit the snooze button. – Create a routine. – Write down your plans & journal your life’s journey with it’s success.
I am slowly learning how to just be in this moment. How to survive. How to exist. How to live. How to thrive. How to understand that I cannot control life. How to understand that I can only experience life in both it’s light and it’s dark stages. I am slowly learning how to laugh and cry and feel through it all. I am learning how to welcome the confusion and the joy that come with loving and living and breaking.
I am slowly learning how to accept where I am. I am slowly learning how to simply believe in what I am becoming. I am becoming a better version of myself, and that journey is just AMAZING.
True self-care is not salt baths and chocolate cake. It is making the choice to build a life you don’t need to regularly escape from. And that often takes doing the thing you least want to do. It often means looking at your failures and disappointments square in the eye and re-strategizing.
It is not satiating your immediate desires. It is letting go. It is choosing new. It is disappointing some people. It is making sacrifices for others. It is living a way that other people won’t, so maybe you can live in a way that other people can’t.
Make your life about joy. Celebrate your big and little wins. Grow everyday. Enjoy the first sip of your morning coffee, and the second and third and fourth. Find something to smile about on your commute. Give hugs often. Compliment others whenever you can. Get inspired. Nourish yourself.
Go outside and spend time in nature. Take chances. Make the art. Watch the sunrise. Climb the mountain. Because LIFE is just too short and fragile to not live a life of chasing joy.
It never ceases to amaze me how time moves so quickly through our lives. The older I get, I find that it just goes faster and faster. When you are a kid, each day seems like it could last forever. It makes me realize that we have to savor each moment, however big or small, and every person that comes into our lives.
Don’t let the day pass you by-do something meaningful for yourself or someone else.
The past is a ghost, the future is a dream and all we have is now.