Living Not Just Existing

Diane Ackerman quote

We all find happiness in extraordinary and special ways. But whatever our own route to happiness consists of, pivotal to happiness is the concept of living and not just existing. We need to live in the moment and appreciate what we have in front of us, instead of passing time, and always wanting the next best thing. And it isn’t just about living in the moment, it is about taking it even further, and living to the moment’s fullest potential. That doesn’t mean we have to constantly be challenging ourselves, taking risks and having new experiences, but simply making the most of every day, doing what we enjoy in the circumstances we are given and with the means we have available. Let’s try to live a little more. I don’t want to get to the end of my life and find that I lived just the length of it. I want to have lived the width of it as well.