Sunday, May 06, 2012
is it really important to your health?? To you??
Well, only YOU can decide if today is important to you. For me, today is important. Every day is important. Being mere mortals, we don't know how many days we have here on this planet. BUT if you wake up, that's a good start for another day.
Why is today important to me? Well, there many reasons -- most importantly, I want to live each day as healthfully as I can. I lived toooooooo many years making rotten choices and paid the consequences. I no longer choose to live like that. Did it require a major overhaul of the mind, spirit and body? You betcha. Is that overhaul complete? Being in maintenance, I can honestly say, no it is not. I am a work in progress. That's alright, though! That's how it SHOULD be. Yesterday wasn't as good as today and tomorrow will be better than today. That's because I am a work in progress. It is important to never stop making each day better than the day before and setting yourself up to make tomorrow even better.
Do I rue the days of my self-inflicted consequences from bad choices? Well, yes, I do, BUT in a different context than beating myself up about it. I use it as a point of reference . . . I am NOT going back to that!!!
Family & friends -- that's why it's important to me, too, to live each day to the best of my ability. Not only do I want to be around to be there for family and friends, I want to be an example to them, too, of how important each day is!
Life is so very fragile, you just cannot take it for granted. Ever.
These are all reasons why TODAY is the day to get started. . . not tomorrow. We don't know what tomorrow will bring, but we can live in each moment and use it for the best.
I have always felt, no matter what, there is a fundamental reason why we're put on this Earth. Each one of us has a purpose for being. It's up to each of us to listen carefully and follow that voice that guides us to accomplish the goals we're meant to accomplish.
Procrastination . . . well, that doesn't take us forward on our journey.. That doesn't allow us to reach the health we all desire to have, which we need to accomplish all the other goals we may have!
So, cheers to TODAY. Embrace it, live it, love it!