“How would you live if you lived 100%?” This was a question I posed to myself in a dream last week. I woke up seconds later contemplating the question’s implications. What was I waiting for? When are you really going to invest in your dream of being a writer? When are you going to stop being a miser with your money? When are you going to tie up all the loose ends in your life? Do I think there’s a better time than now? Am I waiting for circumstances to improve? Don’t I know better than that? I got out of bed resolved to start living 100% then and there.
Before I started living 100%, I had to pee. After peeing, I had to meditate. Then I needed coffee and toast. I couldn’t very well live 100% without showering, flossing and brushing my teeth. By the time I had left the house and performed my automaton-like morning routine, my resolve to live 100% got knocked down to 68%. After a typical day of email correspondences, some writing, web-surfing, Facebook, eating, and other mundane tasks, resolve dipped into the upper 30’s. I will live life 100%, but later. Continue reading “Thought of the Week: Life Never Happens Later”