What if you treated yourself like a best friend?
What if you knew you could do anything you wanted and wouldn’t fail?
What if all of the religions were saying the same thing in different ways?
What if the lady who cut you off in her car was preoccupied because she just found out she had cancer?
What if the guy who’s slowing you down just saved you from a head-on collision?
What if no one judged you?
What if you didn’t judge yourself?
What if everyone in the world took a 20-minute walk every day?
What if you were scheduled to die tomorrow, or next week, or next month, or next year?
What if today was the first day of the rest of your life?
What if you had all the time you need in life to do all of the important things?
What if you desired what you have?
What if you took a flying leap of faith in yourself?
What if the only measure of success was contentment?
What if you wrote down 50 reasons why you are lucky?
What if kindness was the ideal of beauty in the world?
What if you traded in your TV for a bike?
What if you smiled at everyone you passed?
What if everyone you passed smiled at you?
What if you got a letter in the mail from a friend you knew long ago?
What if every person you met was meant to teach you something about yourself?
What if you did one cartwheel, every day, for the rest of your life?
What if God was inside of us?
What if you knew you were exactly where you need to be in life right now?
What if it took a lifetime to become exactly who you want to be?
Janna Brayman Krawczyk is a writer and a teacher. She has a B.A. in journalism from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a Masters in Teaching from Hamline University. She has been writing in a journal for over half of her life and has finally accepted that life is not easy, yet our struggles and obstacles are what inspire insight and wisdom. For this reason, she must write as a way to understand herself and her life, stay sane, and dream big dreams. She feels blessed to share this healing and illuminating practice with as many people as possible in her lifetime…