Your Life is Too Worthwhile to Waste Chasing Possessions

“You solely reside as soon as, however if you happen to do it proper, as soon as is sufficient.” ― Mae West

There may be extra pleasure to be present in pursuing lower than we will ever discover pursuing extra. Deep down, this can be a message that we already know to be true.

It’s simply that, because the day we have been born, we have now been advised one thing completely different. We’ve been advised that possessions equal pleasure. 

Each commercial that has ever been created units out to persuade us that our lives will enhance if we purchase no matter they’re promoting.

And since we hear that message so many instances and from so many locations, we subtly start to imagine it. Consequently, we spend one of the best years of our lives working lengthy hours to make good cash in order that we will go purchase good stuff: homes, vehicles, vogue, expertise, toys.

However after we hear the easy message that there’s extra pleasure and success to be present in proudly owning much less, it rings true in our hearts and it resonated in our soul.

We all know that possessions don’t equal pleasure. And we all know that our life is just too priceless to waste chasing them.

It simply helps to be reminded on occasion.

So right now, bear in mind:

Our lives are brief:

And we solely get one shot at residing them nicely. The time goes fast. And as soon as we use it up, we will’t get it again. So profit from it.

Possessions steal our time and power. They require endless upkeep to be cleaned, maintained, mounted, changed, and eliminated. They steal our treasured consideration, time, and power and too usually, we don’t even discover it—till it’s too late.

Our lives are distinctive:

Our look, our persona, our skills, and the individuals who have influenced our lives have made us particular. Consequently, our life is precisely like nobody else.

And simply because everybody round us could also be chasing materials possessions doesn’t imply we have now to as nicely. We get to decide on our symbols of success.

Way over materials success, our hearts need significance as a result of significance lasts. Then again, possessions are temporal. They perish, spoil, and fade. And most of them, by design.

Our lives maintain alternative to encourage:

Let’s make footprints value following as a result of no person ever modified the world by following another person.

Individuals who change the world reside in another way and encourage others to do the identical. Possessions could briefly impress, however they by no means actually encourage.

Our lives are essential:

Our coronary heart and soul makes us priceless. By no means sacrifice your essential function on this world by settling for possessions that may be bought with a card of plastic.

Our lives are outlined by {our relationships}:

From our closest relations to the strangers we encounter on daily basis, the relationships we domesticate have a profound impact on our lives.

By shifting our focus (and sources) away from bodily possessions and investing them into optimistic relationships, we will construct a powerful basis for each ourselves and others.

Our lives deserve higher:

Pleasure, happiness, and success are discovered within the invisible issues of life: love, hope, peace, and relationships. And they’re not on sale at your native division retailer. Cease in search of them there.

Individuals who reside their lives in pursuit of possessions are by no means content material. They at all times need newer, quicker, or greater as a result of materials possessions can by no means fulfill our deepest coronary heart wishes. Those that at all times need extra, won’t ever discover it.

Be reminded right now that your life is just too priceless to waste chasing materials possessions.

And discover extra pleasure by selecting to pursue higher, slightly than extra.