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Saturday, September 5, 2015

Living Today To The Full

Live for today, tomorrow is promised to no one!  Seize the moment!! No better time than the present!  So true and so important. This should be our attitude. Why is that? It's been said that yesterday is past, tomorrow is the future and today is a gift, that's why it is called the present! How will we choose to use this present? Well if we are so blessed to see tomorrow, we need to remember that how we decide to use today could have a great effect on our tomorrow. Are there things we need to do today, such as mend a relationship, spend time with someone, say I love you, say I'm sorry, do something we enjoy or finish something we started? The list could go on and on. But the saying goes, don't put off till tomorrow what you can do today. To live full productive lives, living today to the fullest is very essential. As extraordinary people, achieving  much in a day's time will leave us with a huge sense of satisfaction.  This in turn will build  up our self esteem  and keep our anxiety level down. We as humans, it's in our nature to put things off continually. Psychologically this  can have a negative effect on us. We are the biggest procrastinators and in our mind we desire to have things done and we are bugged by it until theses things come to pass. They become invisible mental burdens and cause us to become anxious for tomorrow. So now we are overwhelmed which brings on anxiety, then stress, then illness. All these negative emotions come into play. It's like the compound effect, one thing after another but only in a negative sense. What can help?  I've found that making a list or keeping a calendar of things on the agenda for the next day really helps. Planning for the day ahead. Keeping  the size of the list realistic. Be sure it's not so loaded that you will end up exhausted. Don't go to bed angry, mend those relationships. Make it a point to always leave a part of the day for yourself for meditation, and relaxation, even if its only a half hour. You are important, it's during this time that allows you to regroup.  You will find that this adds organization to your day and is a huge stress buster. It keeps your disposition on an even level. And will make you an all around pleasure to be with.  Just a few tips to keep you all extraordinary as possible and one way to do this is to make it a habit by living each day to the full!!