This Is The Life I Hope You Live And I Hope You Never Settle For Less / Juri Pozzi / Juri Pozzi

Never stop learning or growing and always surround yourself with people who are smarter than you, listen to their words and store their stories in your heart.

Always appreciate everything, especially the little things, but also the big things because those things matter, too.

Keep your head high, especially when everything feels like it’s crumbling down on you because things will get better. You will find new love, you will make more money and you always have people who are willing to help, and that’s the most important thing. Appreciate those people and let them know you love them.

Be kind to people and treat everyone you cross paths with with equal compassion. Treat your waitress the same way you’d treat your boss, maybe even better because I’m sure she’s had some people not be very nice to her.

No matter what you do don’t stop loving and don’t stop caring about humanity. Share your heart with the world and let your words make an impact.

I hope you find your happiness, like I hope you are really, truly happy. Not a happy that you can put on show on social media, but a real happy where you find yourself smiling when you think about your life. That your morning cup of coffee makes you happy and the chocolate you eat at night leaves you feeling satisfied.

Never settle in any aspect of your life. Don’t date someone because you’re lonely, don’t work a job you hate because you don’t think you could do better, don’t stay in a town you don’t belong in because you’re scared to move. Take a leap, trust in the universe and dive into new territory, it could be scary and if worse comes to worse you can always return to your old habits. But take the jump, push yourself outside your comfort zone and be passionate, it might turn out to be the best thing you’ve ever done or the worst. But either way it will change you and shape you and that’s what’s important.

Don’t let life wear you down, embrace it and make every moment count towards something, even the moments you’re on the floor in a puddle of your own tears. Embrace those moments because they’ll ultimately make you stronger.

Wear your heart on your sleeve and let vulnerability be your greatest strength.

I’m not asking you to change the world, but the least you can do is make people think and question different aspects of life; to think of others beside yourself and to really work on giving and being gracious. Donate your time to those in need and go out of your way to help make a difference because a small donation from you can have a huge impact on someone else.

Money and success can’t buy happiness, but a healthy mind and a giving heart can ensure happiness.

Embrace your life, the highs and lows and all the bullshit in between and never stop improving, never stop bettering yourself and never stop loving.

That’s the best thing you can do for the world. Thought Catalog Logo Mark

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