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Dyed All Hues

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What have you taken for granted in your daily life and can benefit from re-examining it to make life more purposeful, beautiful, meaningful?

Life can become very mundane when repetitivity occurs.

There was a time when you may have tried extremely hard to get to the place you are today. It may have been a great moment when you achieved an end goal, though time takes its toll and things in your life may begin to feel complacent.

Complacency is defined by merriam-webster.com as "an instance of usually unaware or uninformed self-satisfaction." or "self-satisfaction especially when accompanied by unawareness of actual dangers or deficiencies".

Have you ever asked yourself "what more can life offer than what I already have"?

I believe the answer to such a question can begin from within.

List at least one aspect of your life you benefited from re-examining.

Try to write a comment unlike the previous comments, with a different perspective of life, but any comment is much appreciated.

I'll share first; I have taken for granted my existence in this vast universe and I haven't always treated my body with the respect that it deserves. I now see life in a brand new perspective that the simple things can actually be the most magical and complicated, like the function of human sight, though I am still human and flawed, but like everyone, I continue to learn, adapt, and love.

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    Mar 25 2013: .
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    What I take granted is that:

    (1) Our life goal is to keep our DNA alive.
    (2) Happiness (valid) is the short-time feeling of things being a-step-better for the life goal.

    So, no matter how small the size of the “step” may be, it makes me feel happy, “purposeful, beautiful, meaningful”, just like enjoying meals, drinking, ... everyday.
    E.g. do something for my children, family, relatives, friends, community, ... whole humankind. (in decreasing order of DNA identity)

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