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To what or to whom are you contributing today, outside of what is required by your life circumstance?
Here are 7 big #lessons I've learned over the last 9 years of #lacrosse and #life...
It's important to be careful about the words we use to describe ourselves, and the phrases and descriptions we attach to ourselves. I'm guilty of it myself. Every time I fall asleep a little too early, or don't feel like being out past10:30 or 11, it's because "I'm old."
There's a time and a place for everything. There's a time and a place to speak up. There's a time and a place to remain quiet. There's a time and a place to exert our influence. There's a time and a place to mind our business. There's a time and a place to defer to others. And there's a time and a place to acknowledge or appreciate what we've done.
Far too often, we spend time milling over people, situations, and circumstances that are so fleeting in our lives that a month, a year, or 5 years from now we won't even allocate a breathe for when we look back on it.
Enthusiasm is contagious no matter what area of life we are considering. And nobody can teach us to be enthusiastic.
There are a number of poems, quotes, and videos that capture the life and essence of the late Maya Angelou.
Smile when there seems to be no reason to smile. Give when you can least afford to give. Give thanks even when everything around you seems to be falling apart.