Life is the greatest gift we ever have. They say enjoy it and live it to the fullest. The question is how? What do you really wanna do to your life? How do you wanna run it? What will you do if it’s your last day to live?
I heard a very sad news yesterday, two of my friends posted in facebook about their love ones death. One died young due to heart attack and left his wife with two little kids, and the other one was a friend’s mom. I feel sorry for both of the grieving families. I know exactly how it feels and I am hoping not to experience it anymore. I know everybody is going to die but please Lord not too soon. My dad died when I was almost nine. He died in his sleep at 31. All SUDDEN and SHOCKING. But of course I don’t know that feeling that time. All I know is that my dad is gone and my mother was crying for a very long time! I have 3 other siblings and our youngest is only 4 that time. How we survive is very interesting and some says inspiring too and I intend to share it in my future posts. My dad’s death is the saddest day for my mom and the most devastating news for our future. But what else can we do but to move on. My mom strove hard for the four of us and as I grow older, my experiences toughen me up. Did a lot of things that I am so proud of, for me and my family, to make it this far. Learned not just from my experience but from others’ too. And to this day, all those experiences are my inspiration on how to live my life to the fullest.
I learned to ENJOY the PRESENT. Enjoy your day especially with your love ones. You’ll never know when will be the last time you’ll kiss them, play with them and enjoy meal with them. Always let them know how much you love them. Second is to always THINK POSITIVE. With those experiences I believe everything is possible as long as you try and try and try again. DELETE NEGATIVE THOUGHTS. I believe everything happens for a reason. And everything has it’s purpose. If you fail today, it’s because Failure is the secret for Success. Use it as a ladder. DON’T GIVE UP. FOLLOW YOUR DREAMS. I have achieved and received so many of my dreams that I didn’t even know that is going to happen. I only asked for a bread but I have given a Chicken Sandwich. And who am I not to accept it. And that is why I never ever forget to EXPRESS GRATITUDE. Be grateful for what you have, big or small. Let your love one knows how grateful you are to have them. My husband and my kids are the greatest thing that happened to me and I am everyday thankful to be part of their lives. And I am also grateful to all my friends and relatives that helped me. I will never forget what they did for me and my family. And that is why I am always willing to SHARE and GIVE BACK. I may not have that much money but any help is still a help. You can always give back in so many ways. It’s not just always money, you can Volunteer and offer services in your spare time. Aside from that, of course, you also have other stuff you wanna do so make a BUCKET LIST. Be ADVENTUROUS and CAREFREE, laugh and love and always be flexible. Travel. Get out of your comfort zone and do things you haven’t tried before. And most of all, don’t forget to also PREPARE for the FUTURE . SAVE and INVEST coz you’ll never know what life could bring you.
There are so many ways to live life to the fullest. It’s just up to you how you manage and prioritize them. I am not an expert, everyone has their own way of living their life. I am just sharing what I’ve learned from my experience so far and to be honest, as of today, I still have a long list to scratch off my bucket list. So let’s go together and EXPLORE and ENJOY life!