Why You Should Live Every Day Like It's Your Last

Why You Should Live Every Day Like It's Your Last

We need to stop expecting that there is a tomorrow and live in the now.
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You only have one life and you should be spending it doing something spontaneous, exciting and generous. The average person lives to be around 78. That's roughly 30,000 days we expect to have. It seems like we have so much time, but in reality, we do not.

We need to stop expecting things.

Sometimes there is no tomorrow.

The key to life is to live to the fullest, living every day like it's your last. As cliche as it sounds, it's the best and most useful advice I have learned thus far. Every day should be exciting; you should look forward to the rest of today and everything in between. Stop living life expecting something out of it. Most of all, don't be lazy.

The biggest mistake is regret. Do what you want when you want. Never push something off because you expect there will be more time tomorrow, next month or even 5 years from now. Do it now.

Us millennials have the push to figure life out so early. We have our grandparents telling us about college, careers and future family plans. The thing is, us millennials might be the best thing to happen to these other generations. We are diverse. We are motivated but in different ways than them. We have career goals but having a steady job isn't the key factor in most of our lives. Most millennials crave adventure to discover more about life and the world around us.

Next time you look in the mirror, don't focus on what you see, focus on who you see. Live today the way you want to. Don't stress too much about your next test, focus on being a genuine person. Don't think about the negative thoughts, focus on the positives. Life is too short to sweat the small stuff.

Most importantly, live today like it's your last.

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2. When trying to explain what you actually like to eat, people give you major side eye

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3. Eating at someone else’s house when you were younger was a pain

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5 Pieces Of Trash You Can Turn Into DIY Gifts

Budget friendly and environmentally friendly gifts!

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I am broke. So, holidays, anniversaries, and birthdays sometimes put me in a bind. An empty bank account leads to a spike in creativity. I also care deeply about the environment. I try my best to do my part. Such as, making coffee at home instead of buying it or using a reusable water bottle.

One of my favorite pass times is making crafts. Craft supplies can be expensive, but using items I that I already have can save a lot of money. Plus, nothing beats a handmade gift. Homemade gifts come from the heart and people appreciate that. These gifts are good ideas for Christmas, birthdays, Valentine's Day, and anniversaries. So if you want to save money and the environment, like me, then these gifts are a good start.

1. Coffee cans

This is a coffee can that I turned into a gift for my boyfriend. I made it for Valentine's Day. All the supplies I needed was paint, paint brushes, wooden letters, and a hot glue gun. It can be used to hold kitchen utensils, writing utensils, change, and much more.

2. Water Bottles

This water bottle was turned into a fairy house. I choose to put an artificial candle in it. I gave this as a birthday present to some of my friends. The only supplies used for this project was paint, a water bottle, a fake flower, and a hot glue gun.

3. Lids

Assorted popcorn lids, coffee lids, and any other lids can be turned into wall art. This photo is a sign I made out of an assorted popcorn tin's lid. All I used was the lid, paint, glue, and sea shells.

4. Toilet Paper Rolls

Toilet paper rolls can be turned into many different things. This gift in particular was made for my roommate who loves to sing. The supplies used were a toilet paper roll, paint, pipe cleaners, and foam circles.

5. Glass Jars

For this project any glass jars work such as jelly jars, spaghetti jars, and pickle jars. I turned these jars into gifts for my family. They are used as vases.

Trash can be turned into some pretty rad gifts. The gifts in this article are some of the best presents I have ever given. I was able to make them perfectly for my perfect loved ones. These gift ideas are perfect if you are broke, want to save the environment, or want to make a special gift for someone you love.

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