Our parents were the masters of delayed gratification - save for the best and then make it last, work hard for 40-odd years to enjoy 20-odd years of retirement.
Our children are being taught instant gratification - click this link NOW!, buy cheap and get it delivered the same day, make pretty content that gets ‘likes’ quickly or the rest of your followers won’t even see it.
As always, the best plan seeks balance - work hard but take opportunities to enjoy the moment, share thoughtful content that builds a deeper connection with real people, build an empowering and energising daily routine that delivers greater benefits over time.
It takes courage and determination to take the path that no-one else seems to be following, but then again, you’ve never just wanted what everyone else has anyway, have you….?