As you watch your hometown parade today, remember the sacrifices made for our country. As tough as things have been here over the past few years, we are still some of the most fortunate people in the world.
If you were asked to sacrifice something, what would you be willing to give up?
- Mobile phone
- Choice/options while shopping
- Freedom of speech
- Access to immediate information
- Personal safety
- Clean water sources
- Safe food
Do we feel entitled to these things? Do we deserve them? What if… tomorrow, you were to lose one of these?
There is so much we take for granted and feel we deserve or have earned. When you think about your happiness, which of these items really adds to that feeling?
My hope is that today, and every day, you show gratitude and appreciation for the things and people in your life. That you take stock of what you do have and pay little attention to what you lost or no longer have.
Hannah Morgan speaks and writes about job search and career strategies. She founded CareerSherpa.net to educate professionals on how to maneuver through today’s job search process. Hannah was nominated as a LinkedIn Top Voice in Job Search and Careers and is a regular contributor to US News & World Report. She has been quoted by media outlets, including Forbes, USA Today, Money Magazine, Huffington Post, as well as many other publications. She is also author of The Infographic Resume and co-author of Social Networking for Business Success.