As one more month rolls by, I can’t help but feel a little sad that in 2 months, 2016 will be over. The concept of time is only becoming more and more prominent and every time I spend time with people I like, the first and last thing on my mind is that this is a moment that will be remembered. It helps me be more present in the “here and now”.
2016 has been a mixed bag so far, with a lot of moments that have forced me to face reality, and I’m sure it’s not just with me. But then so was 2015, for me, by the end of October in 2015, I remember thinking I’m done with 2015!, and 2016 is going to be something amazing. But the more I think about it, the more I feel like I have it backwards. Life shouldn’t be about waiting for an event in the near/distant future where everything will magically be perfect, where stars align and life is suddenly picture perfect. The ONLY life we’re sure of, is happening right now. With all the mess, the complications and everything wonderful as well.
So lets go ahead and celebrate it.
Cherish the here and now, love the people around you, call your friends who you’ve been missing and make plans (Actual plans where you meet and spend time), travel, do things that bring you joy and don’t for one second apologize for it.
If you love clicking selfies and sharing them, go and do it.
If you love reading a book, and lose yourself in the world of fantasy that only books can give you, go and do it.
Go and travel as much as you can…
You get the point…
I’ve been trying to live this way, more so than before, and people around me have started to notice it. In the last week, I’ve been told, not once, but twice, that I look so happy! And you know what, I am. It has to be my most favorite compliment yet.
So here’s the only thing I am trying to say in this post, Celebrate NOW. Whether you’re celebrating Diwali, Halloween, a good hair day, or maybe just the fact that you’re having a great day in general. Celebrate now, and make more memories that you can carry with you.
Until next time, Happy Day.