"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 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
In my last blog post, I vowed that for the month of April all of my posts will be thankful. So I would like to start this month by sharing something that I'm grateful for. Today, I'm grateful for a day off of work. Though, I complain about my work. I am blessed to have … Continue reading Happy April!
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
It's March! For some reason, as I grow older, I notice that the years go by faster and faster. I remember when I was younger, older folks(they were only in their 20's and 30's but my 8 year old self thought that was ancient) used to say, "time flies!". I never used to understand them … Continue reading Time is Life
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!