Let’s face it, getting things done is hard. Even when you have a solid “to-do” list.
Donate clothes you haven’t worn in a year. Because you’re not going to be wearing it in the year to come. You know that. I know that. The Ralph Lauren polo knows that.
If things get busy and you let your home, relationships, and happiness flounder while you put out fires elsewhere, eventually you find things just get worse and those higher priorities start to matter less.
Getting drunk and silly is a double-edged sword beyond comparison. Sometimes, you’ll get so drunk and silly that you’ll wake up the next day completely hating yourself. Sometimes, you’ll get so drunk and silly, that you’ll wake up the next day completely owning it.
Not every single problem is worth your tears, worth your sleepless nights and worth your skipped meals.
You will never stop genuinely thinking about how you’re toxic for him, even when he says you’re the best thing that has ever happened to him.
“She asked me to wait a minute, went to her room and came back with a piece of paper. It was a list that she had compiled of her important events and activities that I had missed due to work commitments.”
Why fixate so much on the details of one day when you’re committing to a lifetime together? Why make competitions about proposals and diamonds via Facebook? Why drive yourself crazy over finding the “perfect” venue?
For the first time in my life I am very much aware of how much stuff I accumulate and I actively try to work against that force.
Happiness should be an emotion felt by the heart and not purchased with a wallet. Certainly, happiness comes at a price but not the price of money, rather the expense of optimism and faith.