Because you want to

This is the feeling tone we’re after… Of wanting to.

Not needing to. Or having to…

But wanting to.

You’re never going to figure it all out. You’re never going to get it all done.

So stop trying to.

You’re swimming upstream again. Get back in the flow of things.

Lay back, float, and let the current take you where you’re headed anyway.

Only do the things you want to do (or at least more of them). THAT’S what we’re here to do.

If you can mentally change the obligatory things to voluntary, enjoyable things, awesome. If not, run for the hills. Life’s too short.

There’s not many things we must do.

The only person who can place you in the pressure cooker of life and seal the lid shut is you.

So shake off the demands of others.

Refuse to listen to the weak, desperate part of yourself or anyone else.

Let your Higher Self be selfish.

All it sees is the grand buffet of life. All it wants to do is grab the stuff it wants to grab.

Leave the broccoli for someone else.

Do it because you want to.

If you can’t find that place, it’s best to just let it… sail.

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