September 13, 2002
TGIF. Thank goodness its Friday! How many times have we heard others, maybe even ourselves, utter that joyful refrain? Probably too often to count. Ive even known some people who started wishing for Friday on Monday morning! Monday morning, for crying out loud.
Instead of seeing and seizing all of the fun, excitement, happiness and opportunity that life offers them Monday through Friday, these folks can only focus on getting the work week over and done with. They willingly throw five days away every week just to get two days of freedom. Thats seventy percent of their lives tossed in the trash can. Doesnt sound like a great trade, does it?
But thats not the end of the wish list. Not even close.
Try these on for size. I wish I had a better job. I wish I could spend more time with my kids. I wish I had more money, a nicer car, a better house
a better this or that. I wish, I wish, I wish. Does any of this sound eerily familiar?
Far too many of us needlessly spend our precious time literally wishing our lives away. Instead of going out there and making our dreams come true, many of us choose to hopelessly sit on the sidelines wishing for those things we truly desire. But wishing wont get any of us any closer to living the rich, rewarding lives we deserve, will it? Of course not.
Why wish your life away when you can live your dreams right now? You can live the life youve always dreamed about when you go out and live each and every day with purpose, passion and unbridled enthusiasm.
Want a better job? Then find one or better yet, create an exciting job for yourself that allows you to follow your dreams. This new adventure, where youre following your heart and pursuing that special something that drives you, excites you and makes you come alive, will give you everything youve ever wanted
and more. You can make a fabulous living doing the things you love so much that you do them for free. In fact, thats precisely what the best of the best have always done.
Each day offers countless opportunities for us to do our best and be our best. These special, frozen in time moments are out there waiting for us to uncover them even Monday through Friday. You need to open your eyes and see all of the good life offers us daily. Dont be guilty of wishing your life away. Instead, why not grab life by the horns and live each minute with all of the fire, emotion and passion you can muster seven days a week.
Then youll be saying thank goodness its Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday too. Every day counts so lets make sure we make them count for something special
Heres wishing you a power packed day that youll wish lasted forever.
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