life secrets from the secret life of walter mitty

Life Secrets from “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty”

This is totally not a real estate blog post…BUT…this is one of my all-time favorite movies and it just hits home for me in many ways as a wife, mom, friend, and yes, even as a REALTOR. For me, there are many life secrets from “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty”.

  • Go live. It’s okay to daydream, but there comes a time when you need to go live. So…go!
  • Finish. Whatever it is you’ve started. Finish it. See it through to the end.
  • An awesome homemade cake can get you past warlords. 🙂
  • Stand up for yourself.
  • Be brave and courageous.
  • Be in the moment…no cameras, no phones, no social media…just you and your surroundings and those who are with you…in the moment that you’re living right then.
  • Know your limits … and then reach past them.
  • Get out of your comfort zone…daily.
  • Be comfortable with who you are and be willing to change when you realize that it may not be who you are meant to be.
  • Sacrifice for others.
  • Give…your time, your money, your best effort, your knowledge and know-how.
  • Be humble.
  • Love.
  • Travel. It’s a big world out there and much to see and do.
  • Determination and a belief that you’re doing the right thing will take you far.
  • Remember those who you have lost and know that they will always be with you.
  • Sometimes life’s adventures take you places you’ve never been to do things you’ve never done…and sometimes they take us back to memories and a life we used to live. Life comes full circle sometimes.
  • Be an adult…but have fun at the same time.
  • Growth comes from hardship, travels, loss, love, and all that life brings your way. Embrace it and know that it’s made you who are you today.
  • Danger is often lurking around us … sometimes you just gotta bop it on the nose and get out of the water…take a breather, and move on.
  • Life is full of jerks. Doesn’t mean you need to stoop to their level. Take the high road. Put it on a plaque and hang it in your office.

So. Many. Life. Lessons. Which one will you reach for today?

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