Be happy… Now…

“Learn to enjoy every minute of your life. Be happy now. Don’t wait for something outside of yourself to make you happy in the future. Think how really precious is the time you have to spend, whether it’s at work or with your family. Every minute should be enjoyed and savored.”

Earl Nightingale

What exactly are you waiting for? I can make a long list of things in my life which were going to make me “happy” as soon as I achieved them. Guess what? They were replaced almost immediately by the next thing.

If you aren’t careful all of life can be spent in the pursuit of something when it should be spent reveling in the incredible gifts you already have. I’m still learning this lesson on an almost daily basis. Sometimes the most important lessons take the longest to sink in…

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