Get Off the Treadmill - The Power of Gratitude

Get Off the Treadmill - The Power of Gratitude

I am not much into science fiction, but during a recent long flight I decided to watch the movie “Passengers.” The movie is about a 120-year journey to a new planet, transporting thousands of people in hibernation who abandoned everyone and everything on Earth for a new life. Two of the passengers are awakened 90 years too soon.  That is all I will say, as I don’t want to spoil the movie for you.

What I will say, though, is that I thoroughly enjoyed the movie, and the quote below caught my attention: 

You can’t get so hung up on where you’d rather be that you forget to make the most of where you are.”  -- Aurora (played by Jennifer Lawrence).

That got me to think about my own life, and how many times I simply watched my life go by while I waited for some future magic event to happen which would change my life and make me happy. 

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