I also have this. A line I heard yesterday. "Never wake up feeling defeated". So very true. I love this outlook. Get up each day, excited at the possibilities, smiling because you're alive. And enjoy what you have!
I'm 30 today and I am excited at what the day and next decade has to offer. Today features lots of friends, macarons, a movie, Mexican food, a nap, pho and Cold Chisel in concert. This next decade features so many wonderful opportunities - I just know it.
I thought turning 30 would mean I'd feel grown up. Nothing has changed. I still wake up looking like Freddy Kruger. I am still really untidy. Just like yesterday.
When I was little I imagined it was really old. I imagined I'd be as grown up as my teachers (who were maybe only mid twenties then anyway). I thought I may carry a briefcase, wear high heels every day and have my own office. I imagined that I'd own my own house. Drive a convertible car (but I hate the wind on my face, do the roof would always be up!). Maybe I'd be married with children. My biggest dream was to have long hair. I told my doctors, they wrote it in my hospital file and reminded me when I was in my early twenties. I have none of that. But I do have a great life! And I am glad for it. Stuff the expectations of your youth, from other people. Live life and enjoy it!
I forgot. This is me air drumming to Kings of Leon DVD with Kings of Leon drumsticks. So grown up.
Have a happy day everyone. If it's your birthday too, I hope this day is very special for you.