“The future started yesterday, and we’re already late.” – John Legend
This is one of the most important lessons-learned from my travels the past couple of years.
So many people talk wistfully of what they’re going to do … someday. They feel they have too many responsibilities to do what they want now, but plan to do that when they have more time, money, freedom, health .. (fill in the blank.)
What if that never happens?
The clock is ticking. Not in a morbid way. In a motivating way.
Have you become a chronic procrastinator? Are you automatically telling yourself, “I’ll do more of what I really want when I retire, when things aren’t so busy at work, when the kids go off to college, when I have ….(what?)
Waiting to do more of what puts the light on in your eyes a path to regrets.
You don’t have to completely overhaul your life or walk away from your responsibilities. Just pick ONE thing that’s important to you and start doing it once a week – or saving for it so you can do it this year and you have something to look forward to. Make today the “later” you’ve been waiting for.