It's easy to take things too seriously too often.
When you're staring down a mortgage check or student loan bill, the only way to take it on is to buckle down, get rid of silly ideas, and get to work.
Or you can play.
You need money to pay your bills. You need money to survive in this world. I'm tempted to think in dollar signs every now and again, but a few minutes of playing in the sand, getting wet, and catching a few fish reminds me to relax.
I have time to work, and get stressed, later in the day. That's not how I want to start it though. I want to start my days playing.
Then I remember I have all I need. The money will come in time.
Sleeping in is a waste of daylight. Do what you love––go fishing.
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