Why Anticipation Makes Life Worth Living?

4 min readDec 3, 2019
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Life is like a box of chocolates, you never know what you’re going to get.

What is anticipation? Anticipation is what you feel just before opening a gift, just before you enter your office, just before going to the stage and just before leaning in for the liplock. It is hope you have for a better outcome of future. And our attitude should be always as in this beautiful song:

This song really is a way of life in itself and it has some of the beautiful lyrics that motivate us always for another great day.

It tells us about anticipation. You are always anticipating, even if you don’t realize.

When you wake up, you anticipate what your day will be like?

When you book that Lyft, you anticipate who you will be riding with today?

When you enter you office, you anticipate what new shit your boss will throw at you today?

I didn’t really say you only anticipate good things, you anticipate the bad also.

But, we all are constantly ANTICIPATING.

Living in present is really hard for everybody. Either we are roaming through the roads of our past or just having high hopes for the future.

Whatever anybody says, anticipation really is the best. This is verified by our ever-lovely Winnie the Pooh.

Well,” said Pooh, “what I like best,” and then he had to stop and think. Because although Eating Honey was a very good thing to do, there was a moment just before you began to eat it which was better than when you were…


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