Vinia Majaba
2 min readApr 15, 2023
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Step into a world where the thrill of the chase never fades! It’s where we’re always searching for more incredible and better things — a bigger house, fancier cars, a once-in-a-lifetime getaway, and so on. Do you ever feel caught up in this cycle of chasing and chasing but never really feeling fulfilled? Here’s the truth: the joy we experience when we finally obtain these things is short-lived, and before we know it, we’re on to the next goal. It’s like a never-ending merry-go-round that we can’t seem to jump off.

Of course, setting goals and striving to achieve them is admirable as it can positively impact our lives and those we care about. But how can we hold onto our joy and keep it from slipping through our fingers? How can we make it stick around for longer and feel more meaningful? Any suggestions?

Mindfulness is an effective tool that can help us stop always wanting more and start appreciating what we have accomplished. Concentrating on our achievements means avoiding the temptation to pursue new things and feeling genuinely satisfied with where we are. This way, we can fully enjoy life and take pride in our successes without persistently feeling we need more.

Counting our blessings

Being appreciative of what we have can make the world a better place. Even though it may seem insignificant, changing our focus from ourselves to helping those in need can bring warm-hearted outcomes. By taking a moment to appreciate all the good things in our life, we might see things differently and find ways to help others who are struggling. Let’s be content with what we have and discover ways to give back to others. Together, we can create a better world.