We get carried away with making so much money that we lose sight of life’s beauty. We begin to live just for one thing – forgetting life waits for no one.
I am not disputing the place of hardwork in life to achieve set dreams and goals, I am concerned with one question; at what extent?
Do we still remember to do simple things that once made us laugh; those little things that brought us out of whatever mood swings we were in and produced that rare smile?
Have we lost pleasure already with our monotonous activities forgetting that life is meant to be lived to its fullest?
Enjoy nature. Spend time with loved ones. Take a walk. Breathe in and look at the beauty around.
“I’m working extra hard and I don’t have time for play”, “When I make enough money to last a lifetime, I will have fun and relax”. Who told you how long you have to stay on Earth? The one whose obituary you so yesterday also thought he or she will have more time.
Do not wait to complement and appreciate people. Do it immediately! Do not wait for your yearly anniversaries to tell your husband or wife that you love them with the assumption that they are supposed to know; tell them now! You do not know if you will see them tomorrow.
Help now! Do not say, “when I’m a millionaire, I will build the largest orphanage!” they will be added to the list of fake promises forgotten. If you cannot lend a helping hand with your #100, you would not do anything with a million naira. Make your contributions to better the lives of people around you, not just financially but in other regards as well – encouragements, mentoring and counselling, sharing your story to teach lessons among others.
Make the most of life! The trip with your family you keep on postponing-do it already. The visit back home you always shelf for another day- go for it! You love singing? Sign up for training and voice coaching classes. Do not wait for later.
Imagine you are on your deathbed this very minute and your life flashed before your eyes, would you want to change anything or fix a damage done? Do it now!