Why do we care so much about how much money we have? Is our net worth is the best yardstick to measure how valuable we are to the world? Maybe money is not the best measure of success.
We recently came across an interesting checklist, one that you should weigh along with any of your troubling concerns about money.
1. I wish I’d had the courage to live a life true to myself, not the life others expected of me.
2. I wish I didn’t work so hard.
3. I wish I’d had the courage to express my feelings.
4. I wish I had stayed in touch with my friends.
5. I wish that I had let myself be happier.
Life means making a sequence of choices everyday that over time become increasingly complicated, interrelated, and woven together like a finely threaded web. As the old adage goes, one thing leads to another. Ultimately, it is your life. You, in effect, become the summation of all of the choices you have made.
This list is attributed to Bronnie Ware who was a hospice caregiver and had spent time with many patients during the last twelve weeks of life. Please read the
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Keeping it all in perspective
NYC Comedian and Entrepreneur Wali Collins has created a popular movement around his book The Y'NEVANO Book of ENCOURAGEMENTS.
Wali was working on becoming the best Architect in New England, but his calling to be in show business was strong. One day, he told his mother he had decided to give up being an architect and instead he was going to be a comedian. Her response was “Y'NEVANO” (You never know). Soon Y’NEVANO became more than his mother’s encouragement to live a life without regrets. Y’NEVANO became a state of mind. If the Y’NEVANO philosophy could profoundly change Wali's life, he knew he could share the good news with everyone.
Wali Collins, Wali Collins' TV credits include HBO, ABC's "The View", Comedy Central's "Tough Crowd", and “Late Show with David Letterman.
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