“What” and “If” are two words as non-threatening as words can be. But put them together side-by-side and they have the power to haunt you for the rest of your life: What if? What if? What if?I don’t know how your story ended but if what you felt then was true love, then it’s never too late.You need only the courage to follow your heart. I don’t know what a love like Juliet’s feels like: but I’d like to believe if I ever were to feel it, that I’d have the courage to seize it– “Letters to Juliet”
There are times when What if’s push you forward and if only’s hold you back and vice-versa.And mere change in plans make you uncomfortable and flash of memories and regrets follow.I don’t know how your story ended, but if what you felt then was true love, then it’s never too late.You need only the courage to follow your heart.I don’t apprehend what a love like Juliet’s feel like: however I’d wish to believe if I ever were to feel, that I’d have the courage to seize it–
I love that movie 🙂 Warm, touching, funny, happy ending :-)Especially that awesome letter “What If”. Without advantage of music app or the other modern distraction this one song played in my head, over and over. then I heard the song and my very own what ifs burst into my mind.We all have the small chitter chatter happening in our brain which is what you’re feeding yourself.Which “What Ifs” Would You Choose? Yes, we’ll face our own “what ifs” in life, both positive and negative
Every work of art, each invention, each word of prose and verse, each & every relationship, everything inventive begins with the thought, what if? What if? I had done “that” rather than “this” uncertain …an article was born.
What-if’s and What-not’s:
We are born in this world as blank sheet to be crammed with words and sentences to form an entire life time experience. The is a beautiful memoir of such What If’s that we allow to be written on the sheet. These what if’s drive us to negative’s or positive’s. We lead either a good life of rich value sort of a certified Document or live a derogatory life as of a used tissue. Every single thing that we encounter will pivot us somehow, you know,it all depends on the choices taken and rest all are the consequences of such decisions.
Life follows a twisted path that none folks will foresee. So, why waste time on queries that we don’t have answers for? I actually call this self-bullying the other day, I was wondering, why we frequently tend to question everything in life when something goes wrong. From birth till death, we live switching through numerous mood swings and inexplicable notions about almost everything. As long as I even have known, skilled an equivalent circumstance thanks to my very own stupidity. There’s nothing I had earned after questioning something that didn’t exist. The Danger of What If’s is drowning in depression.
Seriously, have any of those “what if’s” ever invaded your thoughts? If you are doing , what’s stopping you from converting your reality into dreams? Is that the fear or the constant overthinking that’s pulling you backwards?
At a time when the economy continues to sputter along, we’re all trying to find signs of hope, indicators that everything will be OK. I began to allow my mind to wander down the “What if…” path.
Striking a balance:
As you reflect upon your life experiences, you can see how events, choices, and relationships led to the current outcomes of your life up to the present time. Opportunities were made possible for you by being in the right place at the right time. At each cross-way, you had key alternatives to make, so the outcome for each such choice had led you to a new place and new decision. Life’s journey required you to navigate around bumps in the road, but thanks to the detours, you are where you are today don’t forget the time and effort spent at that particular time in past pondering about the same thing. When you were not wrong then what’s the point about pondering about it now?
Living within the here and now’s one among the foremost distinctive lessons from Buddhism.
What if? The reality is, there are no (what if’s), there’s only (what Life is) though filled with “what if’s?” change it to “how will I’s?
Two Traps to Avoid at all cost : “If Only”- self bully,self-pity & “What If – is regret,guilt”
One abstract we always need to remember that, during this life, our bucket will always have holes.
“Life shouldn’t be a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a pretty and well preserved body, but rather to skid in broadside in a cloud of smoke, thoroughly spent , totally wiped out , and loudly proclaiming “Wow!what a ride”!!!