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Live In The Moment, The Future Will Come

It is not that life is not as great as it is now, but we tend to want more.

Live In The Moment, The Future Will Come

As humans, we tend to sit and wonder about the future. Imagining what life will be like then versus enjoying the current moment.

It is OK, we all do it.

Instead of enjoying the blessings, the experiences, and the current situation we are in now, we visualize tomorrows events or events that won't be happening until the near future.

It is not that life is not as great as it is now, but we tend to want more.

We tend to want more than we have now, but is this "better life" guaranteed to be better?

No way. The grass is not always greener, baby.

We are often so caught up in our lives we forget to realize how fast time is flying. We are growing up, our parents are aging, everything is slowly changing.

Enjoy the little moments when you are staying up late with friends giggling all night long or enjoy crushing on the guy who lives next door. We forget that it is so fun to be naïve and young.

Growing up, I always dreamed of being older and living on my own. With two dogs in hand, it seemed like the life to me. I mean I am sure it is (still have not gotten there yet, be patient future Julie), but maybe not right now.

That dream can wait. Right now, I should focus on the present moment. Finishing up school, continuing making lifelong friends, and just living.

While we are young, we are allowed to make irresponsible mistakes. Even though we will probably hate ourselves in the future for worrying so much, we are allowed to care about the things that keep us up at night that seem so large but are rather minuscule.

Enjoy it. Be adventurous. Be curious. Ask questions.

It is OK to daydream life after college. Will I be married in my mid 20's? Will I have the job that I have worked so tirelessly for? But most importantly, will I be happy?

All of these internal questions are normal. We all wonder what life will be like tomorrow, in a month, or in a few years.

But what we are failing to do is appreciate what we have now and work with what we got in this present moment.

We are blessed, we are loved, and we know damn well we are going places.

Live in this moment. The future will come.

Until someone invents time travel, you cannot go back to this current moment ever again.

So, enjoy it.

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