Living Life to the Fullest
How do you live your life to the fullest?
That's a good question. Living life to the fullest is different things to different people. Ultimately it means to live like there's no tomorrow.
To me it means to keep on learning, appreciate each day, each happening, and getting all of the joy out of life I can get.
It means making and following dreams, loving someone unconditionally and being loved unconditionally.
Waking up each morning just happy to be alive and breathing.
Never settling for less than what I want.
Loving my family and friends and never judging. After all, we're all only human.
And of course, writing, reading, crafting, and being creative in every manner.
Now that I've let you know a little about what living my life to the fullest, it's your turn. What is your definition of living your life to the fullest?
Living Life to the Fullest Quotes
When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, "I used everything you gave me." - Erma Bombeck
There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle. - Albert Einstein
To live...exploring life and love; making friends and enjoying nature's endless beauty; embracing all that life can give. To do otherwise is to exist, becoming a pattern of your own non-existence. - Ash Sweeney
I arise in the morning torn between a desire to improve the world and a desire to enjoy the world. This makes it hard to plan the day. - Elwyn Brooks White
One of the secrets of a happy life is continuous small treats. - Iris Murdoc
Let us endeavor to live so that when we come to die even the undertaker will be sorry.” - Mark Twain
Dream as if you’ll live forever. Live as if you’ll die today. - James Dean
Life is not always fair. Sometimes you get a splinter even sliding down a rainbow. - Terri Guillemets
It is not the years in your life but the life in your years that counts. - Adlai Stevenson
You don’t get to choose how you are going to die. Or when. You can only decide how you are going to live. Now. - Joan Baez
My life has a superb cast but I can't figure out the plot. - Ashleigh Brilliant
Life is either a daring adventure or nothing. Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature. - Helen Keller
Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed
by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do.
So throw off the bowlines.
Sail away from the safe harbor.
Catch the trade winds in your sails.
Explore. Dream. Discover.
- Mark Twain -
I think I've discovered the secret of life - you just hang around until you get used to it. - Charles Schulz
Fall seven times, stand up eight. - Japanese Proverb
Life is like a blanket too short. You pull it up and your toes rebel, you yank it down and shivers meander about your shoulder; but cheerful folks manage to draw their knees up and pass a very comfortable night. - Marion Howard
Life is without meaning. You bring the meaning to it. The meaning of life is whatever you ascribe it to be. Being alive is the meaning. - Joseph Campbell
Life is what we make it, always has been, always will be. - Grandma Moses
Life may not be the party we hoped for, but while we are here we might as well dance. - Anonymous
Life loves to be taken by the lapel and told: "I am with you kid. Let's go." - Maya Angelou
Life is a song - sing it.
Life is a game - play it.
Life is a challenge - meet it.
Life is a dream - realize it.
Life is a sacrifice - offer it.
Life is love - enjoy it.
- Sai Baba -
The only way to have a life is to commit to it like crazy. - Angelina Jolie
Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated. - Confucius
To succeed in life, you need three things: a wishbone, a backbone and a funnybone. - Reba McEntire
Life is not about waiting for the storms to pass... It's about learning how to dance in the rain. - Vivian Greene
Tips on How to Live Your Life to the Fullest
- Do the things you love.
- Follow your hopes and dreams.
- Create a bucket list and work to fill it.
- Focus on today and think about how you can make it the best day of your life.
- Be honest with yourself and others.
- Discover your purpose in life.
- Jump in and participate in life, don't just watch it pass you by.
- Learn to forgive and forget.
- Live and let live, everyone is different.
- Be adventurous.
- Be true to who you are.
- Make it a point to have some me time every day.
- Try new things.
- Be flexible.
- Stay away from negativity.
- Love yourself.
- Live for the moment.
- Make sure you include Random Acts of Kindness in your everyday life.
- Take time to smell the roses.
- Take nothing for granted.
- Love unconditionally.
- Be thankful for every breath you take.
- Be realistic in your expectations.
- Breath in, breath out.
- Create your own opportunities
- Don't settle for anything less than your dream.
- Listen to your heart.
- Laugh out loud.
- Do something every day that scares you.
- Trust yourself.
- Be kind to yourself and others.
Why is it Important to Live Life to the Fullest?
Taking life for granted leads to taking everything for granted. The air you breath, the people you love, the job you have. When you take everything for granted you become detached from both life and every one around you. When detached opportunities tend to pass you by. You are just going through the motions of living your life, not truly living.
When is the last time you noticed a child's eyes light up when confronted with something new and delightful? Or you're other half smile a sweet. loving smile just because? These are just two things you miss when you take things for granted.
Ask yourself "Do I want to be here sitting in my recliner, night after night, until my life ends? Where do you see yourself in ten years? What will you be doing? If you are not living your life to the fullest you will be right there in the same recliner, doing the same old thing. Think of all the things you would miss.
Wouldn't you rather wake up each morning full of energy and excited about what the day might bring? Listen to you heart, your dreams, open up yourself to new possibilities. You will be glad you did.
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This content is accurate and true to the best of the author’s knowledge and is not meant to substitute for formal and individualized advice from a qualified professional.
© 2013 Susan Hazelton