Do not postpone what’s important to you simply because others don’t share your priorities
There are moments in life, and they happen so infrequently that they tend to really stand out, when life hands you the gift of perspective. Sometimes, we forget to show our appreciation. Sometimes, we get our priorities mixed up. And, sometimes, we forget how far we’ve come. But life always has a way of nudging you to remind you about these important things.
If you want to have the time of your life, change how you use the time in your life.
Your days are numbered. Use them to throw open the windows of your soul to the sun. If you do not, the sun will soon set, and you with it.
When you streamline your schedule by making deliberate decisions about tasks and activities that are crucially important you and identify your most important priorities, you give yourself permission to make choices that excite and interest you. You also grant yourself permission to exercise your right to say, “No, thank you.
You’re not a priority if you’re an option, you are a percentage. A percentage of that other person’s time and effort. The size of the pie never changes, the slices do.
All she wanted was a family, all he wanted was fame; as their relationship famished.
Of course it was a terrible thing, and the world would be a much better place without someone in it who could do that, but did that mean we had to miss lunch?
The people with thriving careers and healthy personal relationships get the same amount of time each week as the burned-out professional who can’t remember their last meaningful conversation with a family member.
What might be your current goal can motivate you in some situations. For like when you priority something and you have loose ends on it, it will make your back itch.