We are often endowed with aspirations such as “Dream Big”, “Go for it” and “Aim for the stars” since our childhood. Yet when we follow the advice, we tend to feel exhausted and inadequate. We are so busy watching out for what is ahead of us; so busy chasing those big dreams….dreams that the society has put upon us; we hardly ever stop for a moment and take time to enjoy where we are at this very moment in life.
Life has become challenging and hectic for us, because we have never learnt to appreciate the trivial things in life. Also, being afraid of change, being afraid of moving out of our comfort zones and holding on to things that we can’t change has made our lives more depressed. Holding on to things that we do not have any control over is a waste of time and energy. Change is never easy. But finding yourself, without living other people’s expectations gives you immense sense of freedom.
Learning to accept where you are now without any regrets and learning to understand what you really need in life gives you so much inner peace.
Life is made up of moments. Moments that create both pleasure and pain. The beauty of life is also determined by those little moments. In this complex world of ours, we often need to remind ourselves of what we have accomplished and practice gratitude for everyday things that we take for granted. It will generate positive emotions that will definitely lead to a positive impact in life.
So, think a minute….slowdown…the little things in life; may it just be,
Laughter of your children
Blessings of your parents
A home cooked meal
Morning sunrise that light up our world
Stars that create wonders in the night
Silence echo in the darkness or just an embrace from your loved ones….
Celebrate them….appreciate them….Cherish life….!