The classic inspirational line is that time is fleeting and that we must make the absolute most of every moment. While it’s a nice thought, noone expands any further. It’s just assumed that it’s a matter of going after goals and focusing on the socially accepted items of importance.
I’m here to tell you it’s flawed and naïve. Give up? No no, it’s much simpler, in every sense. The most of every moment are the moments of every day. The simplest things are the most imporant. While the big dreams are desirable and you can be proud of should you achieve them, they are not the majority of your time and cannot be as such.
Instead, the walk down the street, the 22 minutes of your favourite show, or the catchy new song on the radio. It’s not productive, it’s not helping the poor or saving the world. It’s life, and it’s great. Enjoy it.