Happiness is a choice. Feeling successful is a choice. Happiness and success do not come from fame, fortune, other people, or material possessions. Happiness is an inside job. A successful and happy person doesn't hold grudges. A happy successful person believes it is better to forgive and move one then to let negative feelings crowd… Continue reading How do you measure Happiness?
Yesterday I young lady I know mentioned that she can't wait to be in her 50's. She was sure that her 50's were going to be her best years. I don't know if my 50's are my best years. I'm still taking it one day at a time. The thing is, we live in a… Continue reading A dream is a wish your heart makes
I've been thinking about people who struggle to find happiness lately. I have my days when life feels crappy and I have my days when life is alright.The more I seek pure happiness the more I understand that those seeking happiness take personal responsibility for their words, their behavior, their actions, their mistakes, their ideas… Continue reading Not My Responsibility
This is a concept I am slowly learning. Change is good. Remember that. Resistance is futile. Remember that. "Of course there is no formula for success except, perhaps, an unconditional acceptance of life and what it brings." Arthur Rubinstein I realize that life is unpredictable. However, there are days where I am not okay with… Continue reading A Warrior Embraces Change
It has taken me a few years, but I have finally figured out what it means to be happy. It really is that simple. The Lord teaches that wickedness never was happiness and he teaches happiness is actually a choice. How does one choose happiness? Let go. That's how you do it. Let go of… Continue reading Letting Go
When is enough enough? I am overwhelmed by all the crazy messages of "buy this, own that, travel here, live there, look this way... you'll be happy." Really? Seriously... it's hard to imaging a day when you feel you have arrived; you have enough. Enough money. Enough stuff. Enough sleep. Enough time. Sometimes it's hard… Continue reading When Enough is Enough
Not to long ago I had a love affair with diet Pepsi. Now? My favorite drink is water. That's right water... agua... simple H2O. There is nothing better than a glass of cool water... well, maybe a cool glass of filtered water. Today my husband is installing a water filter he gave me for my… Continue reading Water is My Favorite Beverage
I will admit. I have lived many years not understanding that inner peace is my choice. "Peace of mind is not the absence of conflict from life, but the ability to cope with it." - Unknown A Warrior develops inner peace. I've had my share of ups and downs, disappointment and sadness. Perhaps I didn't… Continue reading A Warrior Develops Inner Peace