I Dare You

by Anna Iv on 29th July, 2013 at 9:33 PM CEST

Hi, how are you today? Good, great? Same as yesterday?

Well, I do hope all is well. I hope you got up and smiled, and admired the beautiful day. And if not, then I have a proposition for you, but first, let me say a word or two about it: Today may seem like any ordinary day, except that it’s not. Today is special, and tomorrow may be as well, it all depends on you. Why? Because in the vertigo of today’s craziness we’ve become afraid to live life! Because living sheltered is tiring, and energy draining, and it’s no fun at all! Because, sometimes when you find yourself really enjoying a good moment you start feeling guilty, as if you’re doing something wrong which, let’s be honest here, really kills the mood and the vibe, and it’s poisonous! So, let’s make today different, because I dare it to be different.  I dare YOU.

 Yes, you.

I dare you to laugh harder today, and cry harder. Speak your mind and ask for more… Confront that annoying person that bothers you. Let go of anger. Let go of regrets. Eat a bucket of ice-cream, and then get the biggest cupcake and eat it as well! Let go of guilt. Appreciate the sunset, run barefoot in the park, sing ‘till you run out of breath and then dance your socks off! Sing some more, cry some more, yell out loud how much you love what you love most. Tell it to the world! Tell your family you love them, tell your friends. Tell it to yourself. Eat a cake. Watch the stars. Live simply today, like you’re a child again. Learn to remember that you’re human.

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Let go of worrying. Breathe out. Smile.

Let it go today, then see how you’ll feel tomorrow.

Anna Iv, Action Team Writers #11

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Samuel Duru

Samuel Duru | Action team

Nicely articulated and truly inspiring piece! Well done Anna!

1st August, 2013 @ 10:47 AM CEST

Ana Mihajloska

Ana Mihajloska | Action team

Awesome article! Sometimes we get so stuck in the everyday routine that we refrain ourselves from everything and forget to live freely. We get so caught up with future plans that we forget to appreciate the things we have at the moment and are worth appreciating.

Thank you for the motivation Anna, I am going to watch the sunrise today and just be happy. :)

4th August, 2013 @ 3:12 PM CEST

Anna Iv

Anna Iv | Action team

Thanks guys, means a lot!

9th August, 2013 @ 4:58 PM CEST

Muhammad Ali Ali

Muhammad Ali Ali

Dear Anna Iv, this is very impressive article.

very well done and keep it up.................

16th August, 2013 @ 9:54 AM CEST

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