Tag Archive | Happiness

The Woman I Want to Be

We are all works in progress…. how we turn out depends on who’s holding the brush

Stepping into the chronic appreciation of life

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I struggled to feel who I really am, all my life, because people tell me who they wanted me to be all my life. Obedient, virtuous, smart, hardworking, neat, as a kid; later on I was expected to be gracious, independent, demure and even submissive, not to my husband, but to all elders and figures of authority. I did as I was told most of my life, until I failed, then I was blamed, miserably, and I saw then, nobody really cared if you had been an angel before you fell.

I struggled to be obedient, when I saw that I had to bend the rules in order to be happy. I struggled to be respectful to elders, when they were mocking me; I struggled to be the submissive employee when my superiors usurped the credit I deserved. I even struggled to find my place in society, in religion, and…

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Quality vs Quantity– What Makes Life Worth Living?

Source: Life Inseparable

Living according to the status quo means we slow down with age.  Such expectations become self-fulfilling if we believe them.  Fortunately, there’s always those who defy “the usual,” the heroes I like putting on my own vision board of the future.

Living with purpose and joy matters, at least to some of us, instead of merely existing.  What’s your plan??

92 yr old Yogi

92 yr old Yogi

90 yr old Hiker

90 yr old Hiker

94 yr old Track Star

94 yr old Track Star

According to these incredible leaders, it’s never too late too start, nor should one ever stop !!

Your time is your life… Is it worth what you’re getting paid for it?

Ever imagine what it’s like to have ‘retired-people-problems’?

Do you feel like you’re dying slowly in a cubicle/ unfulfilling  job?

Your dreams of retiring early with a substantial income from your own business can start turning into your reality NOW !!

Live for the Joy!!

Live for the Joy!!

Source: Advice to a Friend Who Has Quit His Mediocre Job

“Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened.” ― Dr. Seuss

The difference between optimists and pessimists is their point of view…. personally, I think it’s a lot easier to drink from the half-full cup. When faced with situations we can neither change nor control, seek out the positive and you’ll find yourself feeling a lot happier about the outcome.