Tuesday, May 26, 2009


Jeffery Gitomer On choosing happiness. What’s your choice?
After is a self-defeating word. It robs you of the present, and resigns you to wait without taking any action.....

You convince yourself that life will be better after an event: After you get married, after you have a baby, after you get a new house, after you take a vacation, after you come back from vacation, after summer is over, or some other action-procrastinating “after.” .....

Your life will always be filled with challenges, barriers, and disappointments. It's best to admit this to yourself and decide to be happy anyway. Alfred Souza said, “For a long, long time it had seemed to me that I was about to begin real life. But there was always some obstacle in the way, something to be gotten through first, some unfinished business, time still to be served, a debt to be paid. Then life would begin. At last it dawned on me that these obstacles were my life.”....

Stop waiting until you finish school, until you go back to school, until you lose ten pounds, until you gain ten pounds, until you have kids, until after you quit smoking, until your kids leave the house, until you start work, until you retire, until you get married, until you get divorced, until Friday night, until Sunday morning, until you get your new car or home, until your car or home is paid off, until spring, until summer, until fall, until winter, until the first or the fifteenth, until your song comes on, until you've had a drink, until you've sobered up, until you win the lottery, or until the cows come home to decide that there is no better time than right now to be happy.

The whole article by Jeffery Gitomer can be found at:

Jeffery Gitomer is one of the most inspirational people ever and his email this week really hit home so I thought I would share... Anyone else ever feel like they are waiting to be happy? I know Darrell and I have this conversation alot... when school is over or when work slows down, or yada yada yada we'll really be able to enjoy __________.  

Well the weather is unbelievably gorgeous here, we're leaving for Texas on Friday for six. teen. days., the babies are the cutest things that I have ever laid my eyes on, we got to spent the whole long weekend together.... what are we waiting for? The time to be happy is now, right? I'm done waiting, who's with me?

1 comment:

MGulbas said...

I like it! That's really true, Jeff and I remind eachother of that all the time - that we'll never have this day back, so why not spend it happy?
Great reminder post - I'm with you!
Now I will fully enjoy my bed rest and just laying around :)