I just got home from the first real college reunion we’ve had since we graduated last May. I always thought it was kind of bogus when alumni would come back and be like “Ah, the real world is so hard, stay here and enjoy it while you can kiddos. I’ve changed and you’ll change, too.” What’s ten months.
Slowing down. I realized this week my bosses wouldn’t fire me if I take two minutes to make my bed in the morning. Or hang my clothes and my towel. That when you’re running late to run early, you still end up getting there on-time. Continue reading Stop and do the dishes.→
Mid-conversation the other day, a group walking by me made me pause my sentence. I asked my friend if he ever noticed how many people walk around with expressions set to a default frown.
Why is that?
I’m not speaking for everyone. There are some genuinely happy people out there, but take a look around – as a society, we’re stressed. We’re insecure. Thoughts of problems, money and what-ifs distract us from thoughts that bring smiles.
Person A is getting the promotion before us.
Person B is going to date someone better than ourselves.