Take the time to stop and smell the roses. Knowing and understanding those around you and the particular plants and animals that may be involved in your life. There is a lot of time spent chasing dreams, or worrying about money. And I notice that this impedes creative thought and motivation. But when these small triumphs happen, and you are able to stand on the ground that you’ve built, being happy is as easy as waking up in the morning and doing what you love for the rest of the day.
This story never gets old…got yourself a cuppa? Then I’ll begin:
A business man was on vacation on a beautiful island. The pace was slow and the people seemed easy going and… well… simple hearted. One day he hired a local fisherman to take him out on his boat. The scenery was incredible. The water as blue and clear as Daniel Craigs eyes, the wind just a gentle whisper. It was a zen-like moment between man and nature. The fishing was plentiful and the island was undisturbed and quiet. Recognizing opportunity, the business man turned to his guide and said, ‘With all this at our disposal I could really change your life.’ ‘Really?’ the fisherman replied. The business man said, ‘Yes, why we could catch and sell fish by the boat loads. Nobody comes here so there is no competition. With some creative marketing we could do something that…
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