From stringing lights to wrapping gifts, our to-do lists run long this time of year and it’s important we remember to enjoy the magic, good tidings and cheer this season is truly about.
Sing out loud, throw snowballs, kiss under the mistletoe and let yourself get swept up in the excitement and joy surrounding the holidays.
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You know those days where everything seems to go wrong from the moment you get out of bed?
We all know things tend to come in three’s and how a bad morning can turn into an even worse day.
In order to bring on the good from the moment we wake up till the time we hit the pillow here are 3 simple ways to create a good day:
Though I’m a big believer happiness is a choice (for the most part), life isn’t always sunshine and roses.
Sometimes there isn’t even a reason we feel sad, anxious, angry or blah.
It’s important we allow ourselves to feel all we’re feeling and at the same time keep in mind it’s only a mood or season.
My freshman year of college I was slapped with a $300 parking ticket for illegally parking in a handicap spot on campus.
Technically, I was only temporarily using the spot to unload my car, but still it was not cool of me to do.
It did though introduce me to a world of volunteering and do-gooders I’ll always be thankful for. You see…
A few weeks ago I was introduced to my new favorite word: Flawsome.
Flawsome (adj.) An individual who embraces their “flaws” and knows they’re awesome regardless.
Most of us are pretty hard on ourselves and tend to focus on what we perceive to be bad, wrong or unwanted more than what’s good, right and wanted.
My fourth day of law school I met Chris Jones. I’d been staring out the window for most of class thinking, “Oh-no-no-no what have I done coming to law school?!”
When we wrapped, Chris who’d been sitting next to me asked my thoughts on what the professor said.
“I don’t really care.” I looked up at him…
When we think about what we want we can’t help but light up. We become giddy like a kid on Christmas jumping out of bed and racing to see what Santa brought.
When we think about what we want we feel excited, amazing and happy.
I love the story about the man who prayed to God to win the lottery.
Each day this man prayed, “God, please let me win the lottery. Please, God, please let me win the lottery.” This went on for days, weeks then months.
Finally, one day while praying, God answered back.