"If you are depressed, you are living in the past. If you are anxious, you are living in the future. If you are at peace, you are living in the present." - Lao Tzu; ancient Chinese philosopher, founder of Taoism Wake up call! Yesterday, as I was leaving my hometown of Chicago, a huge feeling … Continue reading Living in the Present
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, I'm not having a happy day. I really don't know why. I'm just feeling down and slightly depressed, annoyed and slightly frustrated. I think it's partly because the day started out cloudy. I'm also PMS-ing. (This ish is real!) I'm also finally confronting the possibility that I won't have income this summer and I'll … Continue reading I’m feeling blah…..but I’m still pressing on
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 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!!!!
"Worrying doesn't empty tomorrow of its troubles. It empties today of it's strength." -Corrie Ten Boom
I love prayer. It brings me peace and a still spirit. Prayer allows me to air out my worries and concerns. When I pray, I let go of the things that I want to control realizing that some things I really have no control of. The definition of prayer is a solemn request for help or expression … Continue reading I need prayer!
It's been a while since I posted on my blog. I miss you blog! Anyways, I just turned 26 on June 19. So happy belated birthday to me! I am so blessed to see another year in life and thankful for all of the blessings that God has given me. I figured that I should … Continue reading 26 Things that I am grateful for!
I have the apartment to myself for a few hours! Yay! It's awesome. I finally have some quiet time. I've already made use of it by meditating. As I mentioned in my post, I need Meditation in My Life!, I mentioned some of the obstacles I've been facing in achieving an energizing meditation. I need … Continue reading Thank God for Quiet Time!
In Seventh Day Adventist Christian circles, this saying signifies the seventh day of the week, Saturday, as a holy day of rest, worship and fellowship. It is the English translation for the Hebrew word, Shabbat. Shabbat literally means rest or cessation on which religious Jews remember the Biblical creation of the heavens and the earth in six … Continue reading Happy Sabbath!