“And in the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years.” – Abraham Lincoln
The purpose of life is to live it, right? And yet, we all struggle at one time or another to do exactly that without judgment or consternation.
Why is that?
Life should be about discovery and adventure, about opportunities taken and pursuits explored. Indeed life is a journey and a destination of sorts. How you choose what paths to take or when to listen to your inner voice is entirely up to you. You and you alone are responsible for your life, for your feelings and for your actions.
You shouldn’t be afraid to push past your comfort zone, be open to trying new things, meeting new people or willing to celebrate what life dishes up, the good, the bad and the ugly. It all offers a basis for creating new perspectives and ultimate life lessons.
Here is a great article that thoughtfully poses some things to chew on as it relates to making the most out of the life we are given: https://zenhabits.net/6-questions-to-ask-yourself-to-get-the-most-out-of-life/