In life we always try to stay one step ahead, to go further. This applies to all aspects of life.
We want a better job with a better salary. We want that new BMW or that Sandton apartment. We want great relationships with friends, family and partners. We sacrifice many things to get what we want, some worth sacrificing some regrettably sacrificed.
Sometimes we get ahead of the game and life is great. Everything is going to plan and we couldn’t be happier, whether this is true happiness or bought happiness we don’t care because it just feels right.
Then life reminds us that she is the boss and we shouldn’t get too comfortable. You get a great big kick in the teeth and realize that things aren’t as good as you thought.
You are no longer one step ahead, in fact you not even level. You find yourself two or three steps behind. You feel like everything you’ve done was a waste a waste of time and all the sacrifices you made worthless.
But by doing nothing you just fall further behind the game, we need to swallow our pride, take a big bite of the humble pie and keep going.
Johnny Walker says it best: KEEP WALKING!
So next time you’re ahead of the game and all is good, remember that life is breathing down your neck quietly sneaking up on you. Don’t get complacent and think you’ve made it. Keep walking and walking and walking….