Keep your eye on the prize, but don’t ignore what you have. Being too focused can cause you to miss the important things in life that you can’t get back. A photo or video cannot replace being there. Set your priorities, do what you must, but make sure the ones you love are not the cost of your success. It will be a hollow victory otherwise.
Setting goals are important for everyone. But working toward them with blinders on will defeat your purpose from the very beginning. Everyone wants to stand up proud and scream “I did it”, but if there’s no one there to hear it, or to share it with, then your triumph will have no value.
Everything in life needs balance. Too much of anything, even if it’s something good for you, can be toxic and detrimental to your life. Nothing is worth the cost of those you love. Don’t lose them over your blind ambition.
Remember to take time during the day to enjoy those close to you. Remember it’s not the amount of time, but the quality of time which is important. An hour for dinner in front of the TV is not quality time. An hour at the dinner table, sharing stories and talking about the day will improve your life in more ways than one. Continue reading