April 12, 2022

At 42, I still have No Idea what I’m Doing. But this is what I’ve Learned.

Do you know? Does anyone know? I certainly don’t.

I remember, as a kid, thinking that adults really had it all together. They all seemed to know what they were doing. Fast forward to now, and let me tell you, I was wrong. So wrong. I’ll be 43 this year and I still have no idea what I’m doing.

If you would have told me 20 years ago that I would end up divorced with two teenage girls and living on my own, I would have laughed in your face. Yet, here I am. Taking it one day at a time.

While I might not have figured out the big picture yet, I’ve learned a little bit about the smaller one.

Here is what I’ve learned:

>> The best things in life aren’t things, they are moments and experiences.

>> We are responsible for our own happiness.

>> You can’t love someone else until you love yourself.

>> People will always remember the way you made them feel.

>> Things that are hard to do are the most important.

>> Sunshine and fresh air are magic.

>> There is always something to be grateful for.

Whenever you’re having a bad day or questioning everything, think about one of these truths. It might not make the big picture any clearer, but it can make the smaller one your favorite one to look at.

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