I had an absolutely wonderful day today. It has been a long times since I have felt a deep sense of contentment without a reason to be able to attribute to it. I feel as though this is the way things should be. I should not have to be looking so much or trying so… Continue reading Weekly Reflections
For the longest time I felt that the anxiety that has been a part of my life for so long has only served the purpose of making life much harder than it needs to be. I saw it as a curse when it caused trouble as little girl who could never fall asleep until her… Continue reading Weekly Reflections: The Positive Side of Anxiety
A few days ago I had one of the most pleasant experiences in my life. I camped by a beach in north California with my family and it was absolutely wonderful. Watching the sunset fall on the ocean with an array of different colors filled me with warmth and a passion for life. I felt… Continue reading More Thoughts on Happiness
I have heard this many times. It makes sense and it makes me feel hopeful for the future. I can choose to be happy! This statement always makes me feel empowered until I am unable to make that choice in my everyday life. Then the feeling of empowerment turns into disappointment in myself. I guess… Continue reading Happiness is a Choice?
Being that I am always thinking and analyzing everything about myself and life, trying to find ways to become happier and more confident, I have decided I want to post weekly reflections about what I have learned during the week. I sincerely believe that through honest self-refection people can learn a lot about themselves and… Continue reading Weekly Reflections
I have found through years and years of dealing with an unrelenting sense that things are not quite as good as they should be, that my expectations are just way too out of control. I have noticed that I have these unreachable expectations for what I should be like, what I should have achieved by… Continue reading The Dangers of Expectations
I had an amazing conversation with one of my co-workers today who I happen to really look up to. She has this glow about her that I notice people have when they feel good about themselves and are self assured. She looked at me with a warm expression on her face and told me about… Continue reading Slowly Learning to Let Go