Oftentimes, as the competitive person that I am – I think about the ways to excell in the things I do in life. Both my own achievements as well as my work-environment are aimed specifically at a constant abundance of goals, successes and ambition. To strive is a must, not an exception and to achieve is an expectation and never something special. There’s such a constant pressure to want better. Do better. Be better.
It makes it very easy to forget how exceptional life itself already is. It makes it very easy to overlook how special normalcy can already be. It makes it very easy to ignore how exhilaratingly amazing even the smallest components of our day to day lives already are.
And it’s when we lose this appreciation, that we find ourselves in the dangerous position of no longer ‘being enough’. Or ‘having enough’. Or…
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