10 Ways To Romanticize Your Life

Let me set the scene:


You're running through the forest, listening to the wind cut through the trees as you pass them one by one. The smell of the redwoods engulfs your senses and the crisp air is starkly contrasted by the warmth your body creates from running. You're laughing and yelling back at someone you love to keep up, when you stop to catch your breath. He catches up, throws his arms around you, grabs your face and kisses you. You're elated. Heightened senses and gratitude for love and life take over. Everything is good.


Now imagine this isn't just something you dream or hope, but it's something you live. As often as you can.

One of the best things you can do for yourself, is cultivate a life that is filled with beautiful moments, whimsy and romance. So often, we fall into the rut of "work, eat, sleep" repeat. And we act as if our life is something that is happening TO us, instead of us happening TO life.


Does that make sense?


We watch romantic comedies, cute TV shows, videos of our favorite YouTubers, and we look at them as if having a beautiful life is something completely unattainable. Something that other people get to have, and we don't. But that's simply not the truth.


The truth is that we are just as deserving of a beautiful life filled with romance and butterflies and beauty, as anyone else.


So how can we create this?


We create this by taking every opportunity throughout the day, to romanticize our lives.


Romanticizing your life is a fancy way of saying you take the mundane, daily task, and turn it into something wonderful. Something beautiful.


Driving in traffic isn't a bore, it's an opportunity to call up an old friend or listen to your favorite album.


Washing the dishes isn't something to loathe, but to imagine the soapy water is softening your ha