Carpe Diem is a Latin saying which means Seize the Day or Pluck the Day. National Carpe Diem Day is one important day to remember to enjoy every day of your life. The main motive of the day is to tell you to enjoy the present movement of your life to the fullest and stop worrying about the past or future. Because whatever you have done is done and whatever you are about to do is based on the present so make your present happier to have a wonderful future. Carpe Diem Day is the day which you should celebrate every day of your life. Here is how you can celebrate living in the present with National Carpe Diem Day.
History of Carpe Diem Day
The friends and family of Yvette Francino have established Carpe Diem Day. It has been inspired by a friend of hers named Craig Dunham who was diagnosed with ALS (Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis) in 2008 and died in 2010. In between those years, he has troubled a lot health-wise but that does affect the way he loved and live life. Yes, even after the nervous system disease, he never failed to seize every day of his life and by that, he inspired every people around him and the world. This has started the ALS Ice bucket challenge in 2014 which become the most popular challenge and has been accepted by several celebrities and popular personalities around the world.
How to Celebrate the National Carpe Diem Day
The day is celebrated on February 26 of every year to inspire people that whatever life throws at you never give up and never fail to seize the day. On this day, many challenge the people with ALS Ice Bucket Challenge to raise awareness of the ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis) disease. You can also raise funds for research on ALS disease. Several NGOs around the world organize rallies, events, and contests to create awareness about this ALS nerve disease. You can also share your thoughts and inspiring stories about the day on social media like Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc with the hashtags #NationalCarpeDiemDay and #CarpeDiemDay.
Movies that inspire you to Seize the Day
You can also celebrate the day by watching some of these inspiring movies to seize every day of your life.
- Life of Pi
- The Pursuit of Happyness
- 12 Angry Men
- Shawshank Redemption
- Stand and Deliver
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