We all want to be happy right? We all want to find joy in everyday things. Some days this is harder than others. Some days you have to fight for it. But, what happens when you stop fighting for joy? You may think that it is ok to go about your day and the rest… Continue reading Joy
Have you ever had days when you are just plain tired? You got plenty of sleep the night before and have no logical reason to be tired, but you still feel exhausted. How do you handle yourself on those days? Do you push on and fight through the fatigue? Do you call in and have… Continue reading Tired
Do you ever wish you could make up for lost or wasted time? Do you try to overcompensate after the fact to try and make up for that lost or wasted time? I do this and hate it. Unfortunately, time is not something we can ever get back. We can never truly make up the… Continue reading Making up for lost time
Since my word for the year is embrace I am constantly finding different ways to view this word and incorporate it into my life. I stumbled across this quote today that really intrigued me. “Allow rather than resist what arises in the present moment-inside or out. Let it be interesting rather than good or bad.”… Continue reading Categorization
For those who know me, you know that I am not the most optimistic person. I tend to gravitate toward negative and pessimistic thoughts. So, I can only imagine that those reading my posts are surprised to see me preaching about happiness and leading a more positive and joyful life. However, my goal in writing… Continue reading Full of it or on to something?
John Stuart Mill once said, “I have learned to seek my happiness by limiting my desires, rather than in attempting to satisfy them.” This begs the question, what drives happiness? At first glance it would seem that our desires drive happiness, as long as our desires are in moderation. However, happiness will never be reached… Continue reading What drives happiness?
With all the technology available to us at all hours of the day it is inevitable that you will compare yourself to someone else at some point. While it is natural to do so and a subconscious act, it can have damaging effects on your mental health. If you are consuming information about other’s lives… Continue reading Comparisons