Happy Belated Birthday To Me!
What does it say that I’m late to my own party?
The law of diminishing returns would suggest that I’ve passed peak celebratory years, jaded to the passage of time. While there’s a good dose of truth in that statement, it’s far from the full picture. Let’s turn the concept on its head for a moment.
What if, instead of reserving the festivities for a single calendar date, we lived every day a little bit more like a celebration?
- Instead of saving the best bite for last, we dug right in and savored it along with the rest?
- Instead of keeping prized collectables pristine in their packages, we tore them open and played without restraint?
- Instead of saving cake for special occasions, made the act of eating cake a special occasion in and of itself?
Becoming an adult requires you to do one of two things: Give in, or give it your all.
So here I am, another year older. It doesn’t feel significant because, quite frankly, it’s not. It’s one birthday of many, not the greatest but absolutely not the worst, with many more to follow. It’s special precisely for the reason that it’s not.
I’ll be out here living everyday a little bit more like it’s my birthday from this point forward. Who’s with me?
16 thoughts on “An Everyday Kinda Birthday”
I’m with you, as are the Mad Hatter and the March Hare:
I did think of that more than once, of course!
Happy belated birthday, Hannah. Make the most of your life and enjoy it!
Thank you, absolutely doing my best!
Happy Birthday! Great view on birthdays and something I can relate to now that I’m older. It’s just a day like many others to make the most and live in the moment.
Exactly, you get it! I hope all your days are worth celebrating all their own ways.
Happy birthday everyday Hannah! I’m in :)
Yes! Welcome to the party!
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That’s the best approach to life I’ve ever heard of, especially from a young person! Live every day like it’s your birthday. Which also translates to…. Enjoy your actual birthday! Why not?!!!
Aw, you’re so kind to say that! ;) Thank you, I’m glad we’re on the same page, to.
Belated Birthday Hannah, wishing you all the best!
Happy belated birthday Hannah! I’m just getting caught up. I hope you had an amazing time. Wishing you many more years ahead filled with new adventures and doing what you love🎉🎉🎉
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