Live Your Life to the Fullest

and make yourself and your needs a priority

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“You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.” ― Mae West

This one is a great one, it makes my mind think, and think hard about my life, where I am in my life, and where I want to be. And by doing so, it gives me the needed push to move forward, instead of standing still or even moving back.

Life is hard, it can be super challenging and tough, and sometimes our choices and decisions make it even harder. Yes, every day, we face many choices, some hard and some not so. And by choosing one or the other, we can change the course of our life.

It is a lot of pressure, it can give us anxiety, it can break us, or make us. When we take the time to think about life, and where we want to be, where we are going, and at what cost, we should never forget that anything we do in life should be done right by us, by our own expectations, by our own imagination of what we want from life, of where we want to be, of who we want to be.

Do It Right by You

We all need a reminder from time to time that we need to be our top priority in life, without us, there won’t be life. And by doing everything in line with our values, beliefs, and so on, we keep ourselves as a priority in our minds.

Just think — in the end, there will be you and only you, and you either will be able to thank yourself or regret parts of your life. So whatever you do in your life, do it the way you think is the right way.

Once in a While Check-In With Yourself

Keep your end goal in mind, and once in a while check-in with yourself and see if you are going where you need to go, with the speed you have planned for yourself.

We all have smaller goals in life, and bigger goals in life, and with the big ones, we always need to be checking in, to see if we are still on track, if we are still doing what we need to do, to get where we want to be.

Some days, I have these moments, where I cry when I think about my life, where I feel like I have gone off my path, and I have spent more time on others than myself, without receiving a helping hand back, and therefore, I have gone off my path to my bigger goal in life.

Yes, life is a tricky thing, and there will be times when life just happens, and it is out of our control, and in these moments, it is best if we have a chance to check in with ourselves and our goals.

“To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.”
Oscar Wilde

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Sandija Sproģe

Sandija Sproģe


My passion is - Health&Wellness (understanding the value of living healthy, using what nature gives to us for our benefits, and living with full happiness)