No Smoking Day

No matter where you go……

Confucius said “And remember, no matter where you go, there you are.”

I also love Mark Twain, such an inspirational writer with a lovely outlook on life. I really think this quote can be a lesson for us: “Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.”

I always believed If you’re not where you want to be right now, take the time to visualize yourself in the place you want to be and take the first step in that direction. You may not be able to change your destination in a day, but you can change your direction right now. Keep moving along this new path and it will eventually lead you to your destination. You are right here, right now, breathing. Enjoy it.

You’ve got nothing to do today except to smile. Happiness is valuing what you have, and enjoying the people, places, objects and events in your life for what they are. It’s not about changing and achieving all the time, it’s about being and appreciating. And you can nearly always enjoy the things happening around you if you make up your mind firmly that you will.

Here I am 4 months smoke free after a lifetime smoking and I am as Happy as can be…Jubilant !!!

Bern Williams said “There was never a night or a problem that could defeat sunrise or hope."

4 Replies

So inspirational Hercu, thank you for sharing:)


Thank you Mmaya...It is so nice for me to be here with you and be happy for you on each day of you success..


Nice one Hercu and I think your well deserved success is all down to your positive outlook.

Hoping some of it is starting to rub off on me. I think I'm starting to go with the flow of my quit now instead of struggling against it so maybe (just maybe) things are starting to look up for me too.:)


Linda thank you and If I could help just a tweeny little bit to turn your stumbling blocks into stepping stones to reach your destiny I am happy...We are in it together and WILL win it together....


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