Keeping Perspective

It’s something I forget to do, at times, throughout the year. I’m constantly thinking about the near and far future, remembering past mistakes that could have turned into opportune moments. It’s hard not to question the choices I’ve made, no matter how insignificant they may be. How can I be a better person to the people around me? How can I make the world that I see a little brighter and less stagnant? I give in to the overwhelming thoughts of which direction I want to go in life and how I want to change my relationships with the people dear to me. I think these are queries most people have.

Then the unstable feelings and thoughts clear out, and I am in a state of peace. I remember what really matters. It’s not a novel idea or anything, but it’s the simplicity of it that helps to put my anxiety at ease. And am I ever an anxious person. I am very grateful for my friends and family, even the people who leisurely pass through my life. While I lose myself in my own self pity, they come along and show me I’m not alone in my struggles, not that my struggles can compare to others.

With my renewed confidence, I can go through my days with that swagger in my step and the smile on my face. The upbeat attitude I try to keep really stems from everyone helping me with taking that next step. So in return, I hope I can continue to make everyone’s days a little brighter. Here’s wishing you all the best going into the new year. Let’s do our best to continue improving this existence we all share.