There comes a time when we all need to take a step back and adjust our perspective on life and what’s really and truly important.
It’s easy to become consumed with the daily chores, jobs and family commitments, but what we all have to realize is that we are ultimately in control of your own destiny. Stop for just one moment and ask yourself – what if?
What if I didn’t take my children to soccer practice, dance lessons, karate lessons, skating lessons? Who are we truly doing it for anyhow? What if we stayed home and watched a movie instead? Will they love me less?
What if I didn’t exercise today? Will the world come to an end?
What if I left the dirty dishes in the sink until tomorrow or didn’t sweep the dust bunnies from under the kitchen table? What’s the worst that will happen?
What if I opted for ice cream for supper instead of a salad? What would my mother think? Who cares?
What if I don’t update my Facebook status tonight? Will my friends think I’ve died?
Stop taking life so seriously. Stop taking yourself so seriously. Stop letting your precious time and energy be consumed with things that aren’t important in the grand scheme of “life”.
Stop and think about it.
Live life – the life you want to, not the life you feel obligated to.