2020 is the greatest year of your life

James DeLuccia
7 min readNov 27, 2020

2020 is the worst year; 2020 is a disaster

The statements above are a lie. 2020 is what it is, and how you and I live in the moments is the true judge of the year. This perspective is one I have shared emphatically with many who were in pain, depressed, and having experienced the worst. I do this as life is precious, fragile, and our mindset manifests all other behaviors.

Diving deeper … The battle for your mind is the most important time you can invest in yourself.

What is most important to you?

Does it include your loved ones?

Is your health important?

Is your employment / job / or business important?

How about the people, friends, and customers you interact with in life, are they important to you?

The clock ticks everyday, it is unrelenting and we do not get any redos. The cost of not taking action in your life are very real and painful today:

  • Divorces are rampant in 2020
  • Suicide calls are up 800% around the world
  • Health and wellness are plummeting due to lack of access to gyms and coaches

There are free, repeatable, and fundamental human practices you can apply today. These won’t turn rain into sunshine, but done honestly, consistently, and with awareness will improve your life.

How can you and I reframe our mindset to “make the best” of life today, and in the future is the purpose of this article

What you focus on is what you gain

This behavior is so simple and proven that it must be our primary resource in this battle for your mind, happiness, and life.

Let me tell you something you already know. The world ain’t all sunshine and rainbows. It’s a very mean and nasty place, and I don’t care how tough you are, it will beat you to your knees and keep you there permanently if you let it. — Rocky Balboa

That is true, but the world is also full of beauty and greatness everyday. The challenge is your focus.


To shift our focus we can first remove negative commentary in our life. This means we remove mainstream news and negative people. Today public news is a

James DeLuccia

Technologist, Researcher, Artist, Executive, Father, Author, Inventor, Speaker, and CrossFit...