I love this quote by Helen Keller, she is such an inspiration! It takes a conscious effort to wake up remembering that today is a new day that holds fresh chances for possibilities and opportunities. Today will be what we make of it.
And since today I celebrate another year older, and hopefully another year wiser, I am humbled by all the opportunities and blessings I have received and wanted to share some life lessons of what I have learned this past year.
*We never know who we are going to meet, where we will end up, or where the day will take us. I have found that being kind, sending warm emails, and saying please and thank you has prepared me for whatever comes my way.
* Its wise to treat everyone with respect because you never know who will be your boss one day or who has the power to make your dreams come true!
*Each day offers a clean slate – a chance to do right and a chance to do amazing things. Sometimes we forget this, especially when it comes to our businesses because we’re bogged down with logistics – pleasing clients, paying bills, negotiating contracts, etc…
*Work hard while at work… there are only so many hours in a day to accomplish what needs to be done, and buckling down during those precious hours is how we achieve our goals. “Why put off to tomorrow what can be done today.”
*In the same respect, leave work at work! Yes it’s important to invest time into growing your businesses, but it’s healthy to have a happy balance between work life and personal life. Friends and family bring joy and happiness and are good for the soul, so be sure to make your time with them count!
*If we take our days for granted and wake up expecting the same ol’ same ol’ then that’s what we’ll get because we aren’t looking to take advantage of new opportunities. An open mind and an optimistic attitude will take your business to levels you’ve never dreamed of!
Here is to a healthy, happy, and making your dreams come true kind of year. I hope to be blessed with another year of just that!
Photo by Elizabeth Messina