I need you to know we see you. We hear you. We feel you. We were you.
No, don’t give me those “but I just took off my make-up” or “I didn’t workout today” excuses.
You deserve a standing ovation for being alive and for being you, however you are or how’ve you been, whatever you’ve done or never found the courage to do, for getting through whatever people did to you, for everything.
Paint the face. The outfit is only part of it.
Take it a step further and create a correspondence kit: get them some personalized stationary, a fancy fountain pen, limited edition postage stamps, and envelope seals.
Backwards Day – January 31. Yep there’s a national backwards day. Whether you walk backwards or talk backwards, it’s all in celebration of the wrong way round.
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?
You start singing that dreadful Mariah Carey song as soon as the last turkey slice is cut and surprise surprise you actually own It’s A Wonderful Life.
Today, you have these people. Tomorrow, you may not. But during the time when they are a part of your life, they are or have been important. Why not make them feel that today, irrespective of what happens tomorrow?
The more you celebrate, the more that you believe your life is worth celebrating.