In my effort, to stay on this April challenge of gratitude, I will be grateful for the job that almost gave me a nervous breakdown. Yes, I am grateful for the very job that I am trying to escape. Here are four reasons why: I get periodic vacations. Yesterday, I climbed the 300 steps of … Continue reading I am grateful for my job
It's a very dreary day in Boston. The sky is grey and the weather is wet. It is such a perfect day to complain. You know those days, you look out the window and it seems that the bleakness of the moment perfectly represents the dullness of your situation. I began to feel that way … Continue reading Having a thankful mind-set
It's another week in November and as part of my grateful challenge, I'm at it again! This past Monday, I had a mini breakdown. I was thrown under the bus by a coworker about some work that I hadn't completed. I felt so inadequate, stressed and overwhelmed. I went into the bathroom and cried. I … Continue reading I’m grateful for mini breakdowns
In an attempt to find joy and peace no matter what the situation (Phillipians 4:12), this month I will focus on gratitude. I did this two years ago when I was feeling really depressed and it really lifted my spirit. I do have a gratitude journal that I write in at least 3 times a … Continue reading It’s November: The month of Thanksgiving
So this is it. I'm finally on my own. Like literally on my own. I wasn't dropped off at a college dorm. I'm not staying at a friend or a family member's home for a few months. I'm on my own in Boston. Update. I officially accepted the offer in Boston. Though I really wanted … Continue reading I’m on my own
Sorry, I've been M.I.A. I finished my happiness challenge for the month of April. I apologize for not giving you more timely updates. But overall, I think my happiness challenge worked! I did everything I mentioned on the list that improves happiness level. - I exercised at least seven minutes a day and as of … Continue reading Happy May!
Happy Sunday! I apologize for not giving you an update last week. I was so busy working on a video cover letter for a prospective job..... I know... video cover letter. This is the times we are living. A paperless society. Anyways, on to the real question. Am I happy? At the moment, I am … Continue reading Happiness Challenge: Weeks 2 and 3
Happy Easter!!! Hooray for me! A nice pat on the back for my completing a week of happiness challenge in which I blogged about last Sunday. If you look at my photo below, you will see that every day from Sunday, March 29th to Saturday, April 4th is checked marked. Yup! That's right. I did … Continue reading Happiness Challenge: Week 1 Completed!!!!
"We do not see things as they are. We see things as we are." -Talmud I posted this quote last year. However, lately, I've been thinking about the truthfulness of it. Our attitude shapes our outlook on life. If I'm feeling happy, I'll view the world with rose tented lenses. So even on the dreariest … Continue reading We see things as we are
Yes! I'm on vacation and it feels good! God, thank you that I have a 2 month break from teaching! Woohoo! I have so many plans for the month of December and I just wanted to share it on my blog. Here is the list of things that I plan to do: 1. Make a … Continue reading I’m on Vacation!