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From "Choose Peace and Happiness," by Susyn Reeve:

Eating dessert first is about having the good stuff first. Don't save it for a rainy day. Don't wait until tomorrow. Don't wait until you are the right weight, until your nails are the perfect length, until every issue in your life is worked out, until you have the right amount of money in the bank. Do it now. Many people spend their lives waiting, waiting to get married, waiting to finish school, waiting to have kids, waiting until their children are grown, waiting until they retire ... waiting, waiting, waiting. All we have is now. The past is over, and the future lives in our imagination. Now is the precious present, a gift that contains all the power that ever was and ever will be. It is up to us to savor and delight in the present moment, to approach our life as a glorious magnificent buffet and to reach for and enjoy the feast before us. So this week, eat dessert first and as you eat it, enjoy it; truly. This is the recipe for peace and happiness.

How to do it:

Day 1: Today literally eat dessert first. Think about what dessert is for you...

Day 2: Think of something you have always wanted to do but didn't think you had the time, the money, or the know-how. Begin planning it today...

Day 3: As you approach each activity of your day, consciously focus your attention on the dessert of the activity...

Day 4: Cook, bake, or prepare a great dessert...Yum.

Day 5: Invite your friends and/or family for dinner and serve dessert first....Let each person present know how he/she is dessert in your life.

Day 6: Give a dessert to someone whom you’d like to appreciate with a treat...

Day 7: Write your reflections on eating dessert first.

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