By now, I hope you have been busy achieving your goals and have created a few new ones to tackle. It’s a special treat to see the joy and satisfaction of our accomplishments.
With the current environment, at any point in time, we can be overcome by the anxieties of our jobs, our familial responsibilities, or the suffering of the world around us.
No matter what happens, it is important to take a moment and smell the roses. Sometimes it’s important to mentally separate yourself from the challenges you are currently facing. Try to enjoy the moment, see the flowers in bloom, and find joy in the gifts from nature and from what you have accomplished so far. Be present in the moment for what it is, instead of worrying about what that moment lacks. Feel the warmth of the sun on the back of your neck.
It is very easy to get lost in ambition and desire. So it is that much more important to take some personal time to appreciate all the good things that the world has given you.
To be more, you need to know what you have and appreciate how good it is. Then you can think about what you need to do to make things even better for yourself.
Growing or dying is the nature of things. Yet knowing where you are and enjoying growing should invigorate you to move forward.
As flowers bloom and the weather warms, don’t forget to enjoy all the gifts the world has provided you, including the sweet smell of the roses.
All the best to you.
Stanley C. Middleman
Freedom Mortgage Corporation