How do you feel?
Were you rushing all day? Are you exhausted? Or fulfilled?
Did you enjoy this beautiful day? You’re never getting it back.
Regardless of what happened, did you allow yourself to enjoy today?
Success will never make you happy. Actually, being happy is what leads to success; being grateful for what is; appreciating the beauty of who and what are in your life.
If you’re not happy now, what makes you think you’ll be happy tomorrow? If you can’t be happy with what you have, more will not help.
If looking back on today, you didn’t allow yourself to find joy, perhaps try again tomorrow. It feels incredible at the end of the day to just be happy, regardless of what happened. Enjoy the little things:
Like mowing the lawn
Like listening to one of your favorite songs
Like eating frozen yogurt
Like talking on the phone with your dad for 3 minutes before losing connection
It doesn’t need to all get done in one day. If you didn’t get to what you wanted to, keep honing. Keep adjusting. But don’t let that determine your happiness.
Today was an unfathomable blessing. We are so lucky to be alive.
Author: Benjamin P. Hardy
Husband, father of 3 epic foster kids, & pursuing PhD in I/O Psychology. Thanks for reading! Get my free eBook at www.benjaminhardy.com/