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Today is the First Day of the Rest of Your Life

on February 28, 2022

It’s Monday!

It’s also the FIRST DAY of the rest of your life.

Think about it! Everything that happened yesterday is in the past. It may or not have been important.

This morning, the sun brought a NEW DAY and a chance to start over again. What happens now is VERY IMPORTANT. It’s the rest of your life.

And, guess what! You get to start your life over again every single day. Isn’t that exciting? Imagine what new opportunities may come your way.

Good morning, everyone! It’s a brand new day!

Dawn Pisturino, RN

February 28, 2022

Copyright 2022 Dawn Pisturino. All Rights Reserved.

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23 responses to “Today is the First Day of the Rest of Your Life

  1. Good Morning Dawn, A little story.

    My uncle had never recovered from his divorce. The separation from his wife and children burdened him until his death.

    He could not let go of the past. He dragged the past behind him on thick ropes wrapped around his neck and chest.

    This was also expressed in his house. He had packed all the belongings of his beloved wife and beloved children in parcels and packages, even labeled them, with content details down to the smallest detail. There were two rooms full.

    He dragged these packages behind him until his death.

    Have a nice day. 🌹

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    • That’s a very sad story, Karl. I feel very bad for your uncle. While working in mental health, I met a lot of people like that who were still clinging to things that had happened to them decades ago. They let those things affect their whole life. I hope you have a wonderful, stress-free day today!

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  2. Timothy Price says:

    I have not seen that in years and years.

    Liked by 1 person

  3. I love the quote. and every sunrise is a new chance to get it right!! Happy Monday to you too:)

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  4. utahan15 says:

    what john denver called sugacity

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  5. Jim Wingrove says:

    or…today is the LAST day..that might be more instructive, and realistic 😊

    Liked by 1 person

  6. parikhit says:

    Ah the first day of the rest of your life! How I love this line. There is so much power in them.

    Liked by 2 people

  7. elvira797mx says:

    Wonderful and beautiful post! Thanks for share Dawn!
    Have a great week!
    Elvira

    Liked by 1 person

  8. What a beautiful message Dawn, and oh so true. Thanks for the encouragement and inspiration for this new day! Hugs and smooches sweetie!!! πŸŒžπŸ’πŸ™πŸΌ

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  9. Thanks for this beautiful and inspirational post..
    Full of strength, positivity and hope..
    ‘Today is the first day of the rest of your life’.. Awesome.. Just loved it.. πŸ‘πŸΌπŸ˜ŠπŸ‘ŒπŸΌπŸ‘ŒπŸΌπŸ‘ŒπŸΌ..

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  10. Harshi says:

    That’s so lovely and true, Dawn!

    Liked by 1 person

  11. Nancy says:

    Everyday is a new beginning with new hope. Lovely post, Dawn.

    Liked by 2 people

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