LIVING THE SIMPLE LIFE

Gpa working on planterIt is very easy to get caught up in the rat race of life. Don’t be afraid to step off that wheel and set your own pace. That is your best chance a living a happy, successful life. Here are a few ways to live a life that isn’t more complicated than it has to be.

You don’t have to reinvent the wheel. If something works well, but isn’t perfect, don’t Kids looking at chickensstart from scratch. Just try to improve what you already have. You’ll save yourself a lot of time, energy, and stress.

Remember that you are working hard for the next generation. Show them who you are by your actions. They will follow your example; set a good one.

Farmer tending to cattleFind a job that you love and it will never feel like work. If you manage that, no matter how much you make at the end of the day; you’re rich.

Don’t ever stop learning or trying to be your best. Even if you fail, you’ll know what you can improve on for the next time. Challenges build character and will make you a better individual.kid showing cattle

Never stop appreciating the beauty of your life. Not everyone has the chance to spend their day working with their hands and following their dreams. Plus, you get to spend a lot of time with chicks.

Don’t worry about going fast. There is nothing chickwrong with taking it slow. Ask any farm kid and they will tell you that this is the best ride they have ever been on. 

Kids in tractor

 

 

 

 

 

nicole yorkNicole York
Southern Illinois University Carbondale

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