On living life beautifully, Jim Stoval quotes, ‘ Life at its essence boils down to one day at a time. Today is the day.’
Isn’t it that obvious, simple, and direct to take life one day at a time?
But we are accustomed to Iive in a complex way that we keep planning and aspiring big stuff for 10 to 15 years ahead of us that we fail to look at the ‘ obvious today.’
Instead of giving the best shot today, we keep wasting today’s precious time for a glorious fancy future.
Result? A wasted today, and we keep wasting so many days for the hopeful tomorrows that never materialize.
What does it actually mean ‘ One day at a time’?
To stop worrying unnecessarily and drop all the time spent planning and procrastinating on things we have no clarity.
Have you experienced this clever strategy of mind that says, ‘ from tomorrow I am going big, I will bring down the skies?’
That’s what most of the world does in the name of ‘ new year resolution.’
Our minds love to build castles in the air. That’s because we fail to question ‘the intentions of the mind itself.’
The one who understands the seriousness and urgency of the right action starts ‘now.’ And right action is anything that keeps removing mental heaviness and brings peace in one’s life.
An inspirational quote from Arthur Ashe captures it beautifully: ‘ Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can.’
Take the first step rightly by taking things one day at a time.
That first step gives you the courage and intelligence to take the next right step. That’s how one lives rightly and intelligently.
Do not focus and develop anxiety on when will I reach the destination, but make sure the quality of the daily journey is being traveled in depth and clarity.
How to be really successful in life?
People generally assume that let me toil hard, compromise my quality of psyche health, and one day I will be at peace. But, unfortunately, that’s never going to happen.
First, throw light on where I suffer daily, eliminate that one by one, and then by remaining clear, sane, and peaceful from the inside, be totally available to daily life and keep giving your best shot.
Channelize all the energy you usually give to worry and overthinking towards real actions in life and make it happen.
Do not overthink but live it.
Let the journey of life has a certain quality of lightness and immersion to the daily realities.
Nothing makes life slip away but turning your back to realities and keep on hoping for the ‘D’ day to arrive.
Carl Jung says, ‘ you are what you do. not what you will do.’
Start with whatever clarity you have got, get into action in the middle of uneasiness, in the middle of suffering and pain, and that’s how one progresses to a better individual.
Go deeply into this below statement.
Like the sunflower, the moment you choose to keep your face towards the life-giving sun, the darkness (shadow) leaves behind.
Keep seeing how I miss, ‘who’ is the one ‘ that loves projection’ instead of seeing facts, why I love daydreaming, and what misplaced concepts I have about myself that is not allowing me to live rightly; Instead, keep me confused, indecisive, afraid and lacks the courage to do the right things in life.
Let Dale West’s precious statements keep echoing in our hearts forever: ‘Live one day at a time and make it a masterpiece.’
Let these empowering take life one day at a time quotes and sayings, open up your eyes to the immediate reality, and choose to live in the present than in fanciful imaginations.
Best One Day At a Time Quotes and Sayings
Life at its essence boils down to one day at a time. Today is the day!
– Jim Stovall
The one thing we know about the future is that it comes only one day at a time.
– Jeff Rich
For every obstacle there is a solution. Persistence is the key. The greatest mistake is giving up!
– Dwight D. Eisenhower
Each day means a new twenty-four hours. Each day means everything’s possible again. You live in the moment, you die in the moment, you take it all one day at a time.
– Marie Lu
Take life one day at a time because every day is a different day with new challenges.
– Penny Streeter
The road to recovery will not always be easy, but I will take it one day at a time, focusing on the moments I’ve dreamed about for so long.
– Amanda Lindhout
Live one day at a time and make it a masterpiece.
– Dale West
I’ll never worry about not being successful. I’ll just take it one day at a time, one season at a time. And play as hard as I can.
– Bo Jackson
Do only one thing at a time. It is lazy people who want to do everything at once.
– Vikrant Parsai
There’s only one day at a time here, then it’s tonight and then tomorrow will be today again.
– Bob Dylan
I try to take it one day at a time, but sometimes several days attack me at once.
– Ashleigh Brilliant
There’s no straighter road to success than exceeding expectations one day at a time.
– Robin Crow
It’s not just about getting a song on the radio or appearing on television. It really is about helping people change their lives one day at a time.
– Yolanda Adams
I believe in one day at a time; you’ve got TODAY, that’s what you’ ve got.
– Al Pacino
Take life on life’s terms – one day at a time. And have fun while you’re doing it.
– Joe Perry
Live one day at a time, unless you can figure out how to live two.
– Dik Browne
This is my report on how to live. They say the best way is just to live one day at a time… If you try to live seven days at a time, the week will be over before you know it.
– Charles M. Schulz
Live one day at a time emphasizing ethics rather than rules.
– Wayne Dyer
I like my life. I’ve had a good life. I think the reason is my parents taught me that life is a burden. But if you take it one day at a time, it’s an easy burden.
– Andrew Young
A lot of things have been thrown at me in life, and I’ve got through it all without a rule book, taking it one day at a time.
– Yoko Ono
Always remember that the future comes one day at a time.
– Dean Acheson
Live one day at a time. Keep your attention in present time. Have no expectations. Make no judgements. And give up the need to know why things happen as they do. Give it up!
– Caroline Myss
I’m still growing I take each day, one day-at-a-time. I’m always thinking and dreaming. As long as this heart keeps beating, there will be new things coming along.
– Roy Haynes
I’ve been sober now for a couple of years and I’m taking my sobriety very seriously – one day at a time and I am moving forward in my career.
– Daniel Baldwin
I never have planned a whole lot of future. It’s one day at a time.
– Darrell Royal
Take one step at a time. A complex problem can be overwhelming, even when you’ve got your plan mapped out, but remember: the journey of a thousand miles begins with one step. Just focus on one small goal at a time.
– Dr Anil Kr Sinha
No matter how difficult your situation is, you can get through it if you don’t look too far into the future, and focus on the present moment. You can get through anything one day at a time.
– Bob Parsons
Life’s so full that you just take it one day at a time.
– Sheryl Crow
Many times, the decisions we make affect and hurt your closest friends and family the most. I have a lot of regrets in that regard. But God has forgiven me, which I am very thankful for. It has enabled me to forgive myself and move forward one day at a time.
– Lex Luger
It’s one day at a time, that’s all there is to it, and so I don’t have to worry about it. All I do is, okay, I do not have to drink. And if I feel like it, I postpone it for ten minutes, and that way I find something else to do in the meantime.
– Malachy Mccourt
Quit worrying about how everything is going to turn out. Live one day at a time; better yet, make the most of this moment.
– Joel Osteen
Live one day at a time, and never be afraid.
– Tammy Faye Bakker
Do one thing at a time and do that one thing as if your life depended upon it.
– Eugene Grace
I take one day at a time. I am not someone to define my goals.
– Vidya Balan
I believe in past lives but I know nothing about mine and I don’t want to know. I live in the present, taking one day at a time.
– Uri Geller
Where I am today… I still have my ups and downs, but I take it one day at a time and I just hope that I can be the best that I can possibly be, not only for myself, but also young people that are out there today that need someone to look up to.
– Demi Lovato
Life is like an ice-cream cone, you have to lick it one day at a time.
– Charles M Schulz
Everyone is lonely, we have to remember that life is to be lived one day at a time. You cannot worry about the past or future. Happiness is in the now.
– Claudia Gray
The best thing about the future is that it comes only one day at a time.
– Dean Acheson
The best thing about the future is that it comes one day at a time.
– Abraham Lincoln
Now I’m starting, relatively, to think straight again. I live one day at a time, one hour at a time. What makes it all worthwhile is my children.
– Paula Yates
I’m trying to stay as calm as possible and focus one day at a time, but when reality sets in, I feel everything: anxiety, excitement, nerves, pressure and joy.
– Shawn Johnson
I try to live my life one day at a time, and if I look too far in advance, I get really stressed.
– Hope Solo
Life is like an onion; you peel off one layer at a time and sometimes you weep.
– Carl Sandburg
We do the best we can in life, we take things one day at a time and sometimes we all just need a simple reminder of that.
– Demi Lovato
I believe everything has a solution, and I take it one day at a time or one thing at a time.
– Lisa Vidal
We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.
– Will Durant
God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference.
– Reinhold Niebuhr
Wholeheartedly do what it takes to awaken your clear-seeing intelligence, but one day at a time, one moment at a time. If we live that way, we will benefit this earth.
– Pema Chodron
How does a project get to be a year behind schedule? One day at a time.
– Fred Brooks
Time is what prevents everything from happening at once.
– John Archibald Wheeler
Time is what we want most, but what we use worst.
– William Penn
I still find it almost impossible to relax for more than one day at a time.
– Gene Kelly
Big things are built one brick at a time. Victories are achieved one choice at a time. A life well lived is chosen one day at a time.
– Lysa Terkeurst
My philosophy is to take one day at a time. I don’t worry about the future. Tomorrow is even out of sight for me.
– Bobby Darin
There is magic in knocking down your most important domino day after day. All you have to do is avoid breaking the chain, one day at a time, until you generate a powerful new habit in your life.
– Gary W. Keller
I believe that the best way to prepare for a Future Life is to be kind, live one day at a time, and do the work you can do best, doing it as well as you can.
– Elbert Hubbard
Life turns on a dime. have no idea what tomorrow will bring. Sure life would be a lot easier if we knew what was going to happen. You’ve got to live by faith one day at a time.
– Eddie Guerrero
The life of faith is lived one day at a time, and it has to be lived. Not always looked forward to as though the real living were around the next corner. It is today for which we are responsible. God still owns tomorrow.
– Elisabeth Elliot
Be happy in the moment, that’s enough. Each moment is all we need, not more.
– Mother Teresa
People aren’t evil and people aren’t good. They live how they can one day at a time. They come out of dust they go back to dust, dusty feet, no wings, and whose fault is that?
– Caryl Churchill
When people go through something rough in life, they say, ‘I’m taking it one day at a time.’ Yes, so is everybody. Because that’s how time works.
– Hannibal Buress
Everybody is looking for instant success, but it doesn’t work that way. You build a successful life one day at a time.
– Lou Holtz
I live one day at a time, one day at a time. Yesterday’s gone and tomorrow is blind, so I live one day at a time.
– Willie Nelson
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