Personal Reflection

I Need To Live A Little More

Or a lot more. Sometimes I get so caught up with doing things I think I should do that I don’t always do what I want.

I worry about everything. Moving forward, I will try to enjoy life more.

I make small problems a big deal all the time. I create problems when there aren’t any.

I wish I could loosen up. I wish small stuff didn’t bother me.

Somehow though life works out. As much as I enjoy writing and blogging, I hope to explore other interests as well.

To be honest, I should get out more too. It’s easy to stay at home all the time and get lost in fictional worlds. I kind of neglect the real one at times.

Nevertheless, lived experiences shape stories. So I ought to experience as much as I can. I’d like to say yes more often.

I’ve also come to realize when I fall for something or someone, I fall hard. I go full steam ahead. I give it 100 percent. But I risk burning myself out. I try to do too much, too fast.

I want to do a lot, but I’m human. I have limits.

Everything in moderation, right? I need to find a balance.

I hate wasting anything, especially time. It’s not something I can get back or make more of. I only have so many days.

In a way, I want to live like every day might be my last. I don’t want to take anything for granted. Then again, I also want to live like I have many days ahead of me. If only because I like to believe I’ll continue to grow and get better.

10 thoughts on “I Need To Live A Little More

  1. Good blog post Herminia. I think we can all take something from this – I certainly can. By the way don’t ever loose that, it’s a lovely thing to have you know, passion, passion to give 100%. Especially in love. But I understand that you worry about burning out… that can be a real issue. But I don’t think you’ll find that that will be the case, I know it’s not with me. I give all my lovings and like you I fall hard – but when that is your personality the rewards will be massive, trust me. I’ve been with my fella for nearly 3 years now and it’s going amazing! Everyone kept telling us it’s a honeymoon period and in a few months we’ll hate each other – then we keep proving them wrong haha! We’ve just been on our first abroad holiday together and it was lush, we went to Crete, beautiful place, I’d recommend it xx

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    1. Aw. That’s true. I often tell myself I’d rather care too much than too little. Passion is great. I love passionate people. Mhm agreed. I’m happy to hear that. Wishing you two all the best. Keep proving everyone wrong. Haha. Here’s to many more holidays abroad.

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  2. I know what you mean. I personally get so caught up in my work that I forget to “live” with everything else around me. It’s harder than it seems, which is weird. But, if you really want to live more, you’ll find a way to do so.

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