The sun gracefully rises its drowsy head over the horizon, casting beautiful shimmering rays of orange light. The birds begin chirping and singing their lovely little tunes as I slowly blink to my awakening. I sit up and stretch, big smile across my face.
"Ahh, what a lovely morning!" I say, looking out the window at the blue skies, ready to seize the day...
BEEEP BEEEEP BEEEEP BEEEEEP BEEEEP BEEEEEEEEEEEEEP
Shit. That was all a dream...wake up to reality... I groan and pound the snooze button on my alarm clock, but I can't fall back to sleep because of the sound of garbage trucks and honking outside my window.
Yeah, mornings can be tough. I used to hate mornings. And while I still dislike waking up early, here's how I've grown into what you might call "a morning person."
Last week I completed a jigsaw puzzle that my sister, Rachel, gave me. This is the first one I've done since I was probably around ten years old. It wasn't anything too difficult, just 500 pieces. Yet it took me five days to finish. There were several experiences of this mini-project that came to mind as applicable to life.
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Friendly Warrior is a Personal Development Blog abundant with wisdom and honesty — Ethan Small has been posting to Friendly Warrior since 2013 with the intent of inspiring others to improve their quality of life.
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