Living your life to the fullest is one of the most beautiful challenges you can face. You would probably ask why is it a grand challenge? In life, we have moments some which are memorable and others which are painful. Happy moments bring us joy and nostalgia and sad moments bring us disappointment and pain. But both of these are essential if you want to live your life to the fullest. If you wish to live the life you want to remember, you will sometimes have to jump up high and other times learn to stand up when you fall.
Here’s the thing, most of us are unaware of our daily activities. Without realizing what we are doing in an entire day, we follow the same pattern daily. We wake up, get ready, go to work, come home, Netflix and chill and then go to sleep. The scary thing is most of us are satisfied with such a routine. But beyond a certain point, it gets monotonous. We start questioning ourselves, asking, “What am I even doing? Where am I going?” We don’t have any answers because we have never gone out to explore what life has to offer us. Living life to the fullest means experiencing every bit life has to offer, which includes the good, the bad and the ugly.
Are you Living to the Fullest?
Have you ever heard any of your closed ones say live a little? At first, it will probably sound stupid, and you will brush them off by laughing it out. But if you think about it, the reason why they told you this is because you are quite hyperactive. We have one life unless of course, you believe in reincarnation. Since we live in today rather than tomorrow or the next decade, we should focus on the present. So, what are you doing today to live your life to the fullest? In life, you will have to decide every step of the way. Every decision you take is a choice. Are you choosing a way that leads you to the life that you will remember? The time is now for you to go out there and live your life fullest. You have to experience new things to live fully. Time is ticking, and the days are passing by. There are only three months and twenty-three days left for the New Year, so how will you live your life to the fullest?
“All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better”Ralph Waldo Emerson
3 Simple Ways to Live Your Life to the Fullest
Most of us are either scared to experience the things life has to offer or don’t want to risk facing that adversity. Living your life to the fullest means experiencing new things even at the risk of failing. Here are the five ways in which you can follow to live the life you will always remember:
1. Live For Yourself Not Others
Sometimes we go out of our way to do things for others out of concern; in doing so, we neglect ourselves. Now, I am not saying one should be selfish. There are times when you have to choose between things you want and the expectations of other people. At that point, you will have to learn to say no. You have to stand up for yourself and fight for what you want. So, the very first step to live your life to the fullest is to live for yourself.
2. Do Not Fear Failure
The reason why most of us do not live to the fullest is that we live in fear. The ‘What If’s’ keep dancing in our head. We overthink, and as a result, we never go out and try. How will you experience new things or even judge your capabilities? If you are scared that you will fail at something you should do it. You will not learn to walk until you don’t fall. Face that fear withholding you and live your life to the fullest.
3. Be Limitless
First of all, there is no such thing as I can’t. It’s either you can or you won’t. There will be people around you who will tell you that it’s impossible. The thing is nothing is impossible or difficult. You set your limits by telling yourself that you can’t. You can if you are ready to go that extra mile to achieve what you believe. If you put a big stone in the river, the water will find its way and keep flowing. Similarly, a person who is determined will find a solution in the face of adversity instead of whining. To Live your life to the fullest means being limitless in your approach.
Live Like a Warrior
When I say live like a warrior, I mean look at adversity in the face, embrace it and become fearless. Most of our life passes by because we live well within our comfort zone. To live like a warrior means stepping out of your comfort zone. By facing uncertainties, one can ensure that they are living life to the fullest. You have to take a risk in most aspects of your life, be it personal growth, career or leisure. To live like a warrior means walking on the path even when the situation is difficult. The top of the mountain has the most breathtaking view. But that is only visible from the top, not the bottom. You have to climb the hill to enjoy that view. Living your life to the fullest means living like a fearless warrior.
“He who conquers himself is the mightiest warrior”.Confucius