People ask me so often why are you always smiling?
Well it’s because I believe that smiles physically and mentally heal.
Not only are they for my benefit, but for those around me.
Some people think it’s okay to mope around, they think life is hard, everyday is a struggle and yes, at times it can be. But, yes there it is, BUT! It doesn’t have to be that way.
You can change it by planting the right seeds.
Oh no the word CHANGE!
Nothing will happen unless you decide it’s time to change. I hope this blog will inspire you.
You’ve got in in you! Think of your body like a garden. Plant the right seeds, tend to it,keep it alive and flourishing. Dig in the dirt! Pull out the weeds.
Doesn’t the garden always look so much nicer once the dirt has been turned over & the weeds pulled out. Almost like it’s smiling at you for taking such great care of it.
Do the same for you! Will it be easy? No, but it will be very rewarding!
So my answer to the question, why are you always smiling? ;
When I Focus on things that make me smile then it’s like I am planting seeds of happiness inside me and once planted they just tend to grow. So the secret for me to always be smiling is about the type of seeds I plant in my heart. I Plant positive ones, turning my frown upside down, pulling out the weeds and turning the soil everyday.
I work on it, it’s a process friends.
“I Hope you find a reason to smile today!”
Start planting your garden & watch it grow. Like any Garden it takes time.
Last October I suddenly quit my job. Realizing that the past 6 years with this company was changing who I was. The negativity of the workplace was sucking the life out of me. I was becoming one of the negative employees I once complained about. Not someone I wanted to become. Was it scary, just quitting without a plan in place? You bet it was!
Anxiety & Depression took over my life for a couple of months until I just woke up one morning and said. “I don’t want to feel like this anymore” So I had a choice to make, stay stuck or pull myself up out of this frame of mind. A choice, something we all have.
This is when I realized the impact of choice and attitude on my life and how important it was to surround myself with positive, happy people and to make time for more things that made me appreciate the world.
Spending time exercising and helping others have helped me boost my moods and put me in a better frame of mind.
Working at developing a good attitude is so worth it! It has helped me to improve my health, my happiness, and I believe it will help me live a longer life.
Is it easy? I’m not saying it’s easy, but what I am saying is if I can do it you can too. It’s a choice!
Become aware of your thoughts, when you have a negative thought try to replace it with a positive thought. It takes some time, but what do they say? It takes 21 days to form a habit. 21 one days, give it a try. Choose your attitude, change your life!
Since implementing this mentality my life has improved dramatically. My health has improved. My anxiety and depression have disappeared and I have made the choice to stay aware, to practice mindfulness and to only allow people into my life who are good for me and have a positive outlook on life.
I’m at a time in my life more than ever before where I can say “Life is good” I follow my heart.
Here’s hoping this gives you some inspiration if you are stuck.
Starting the day off with a positive quote every day is a great way to reinforce positive changes in your life!
“You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection”
I decided to start blogging because I have always been best at getting my thoughts and feelings out on paper. The person I am comes through in the words I write.
If by blogging about my life, my struggles and my journey, can keep me positive, focused and inspire even one person out there to see that the journey to a happier, positive you begins with you and one small step each day. So worth it!
We all struggle with something at some point in our lives. It’s these struggles that make us stronger.
Changing your thoughts, changes your attitude,changes your life!
What one small step have you taken to a stronger you?