“The world can be such a noisy place. Loud, haranguing voices lecturing me to hustle, to improve, build, strive, yearn, acquire, compete, and grasp for more. For bigger and better. Sacrifice sleep for productivity. Strive for excellence. Go big or go home. Have a huge impact in the world. Make your life count.
What if all I want is a small, slow, simple life? What if I am most happy in the space of in between? Where calm lives. What if I am mediocre and choose to be at peace with that?”
I believe that there is a welcoming peace in what the author refers to as “mediocre”, but l like to refer to as simple, extraordinary, slow, graceful and the fabulously freeing good enough.
Undoubtedly there is also an excitement in the race to achievement, in being driven, being the best you can be and wanting more.
Both options can bring you joy at different times of your life. In my opinion it is all about maintaining a balance.
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Wishing you wellness,