Wake-Up Call

Wake up call

Wake-Up Call

In my last blog, I mentioned how I have been out of pocket for a few days with all the cold/flu symptoms plus the usual flare discomfort.

Before publishing my blogs, I ask my husband for his feedback. His reaction last week was different from the previous ones. He mentioned how my tone was darker than usual, less optimistic, and not as uplifting.

That was a wake-up call for me.

How can I enter Thanksgiving week with heaviness in my heart? My words mirror what I feel inside. While there are a few things I wish could be different, there are so many everyday blessings around which I need to pay more attention to.

Happiness comes with kindness to ourselves and others, along with gratitude. Joy and happiness are inside me, and I am accountable for my joy.

While I cannot change all the facts in my life, I control how I experience them.

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What Is Your Thank You List?

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What Is Your Thank You List?

I know our lives are not a dream, but we can make it better if we want to.

At times, we may choose to carry on pain, fear, self-doubt, and sometimes fill our days with: “I can’t, I did that, I suck on this, I tried, I wish, I don’t have, or maybe one day … blah, blah, blah. Why we, the smartest living creatures on this planet consciously choose to do that?

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What Is Your Birthday Wish?

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What is Your Birthday Wish?

I am a Scorpio. I know this sign comes with the stigma of being dominant, very sensitive, critical, and passionate. Above all, I see myself as an intense person.

I am never comfortable settling for an average result. When I aim something, I am all in to win.

That comes with an extra-weight of self-pressure, high expectations, and a need to control every tiny bit of the situation. I naturally focus on what can be improved instead of celebrating what has been done right.

Until lupus came uninvited.

About 6 years ago, near my birthday, I felt the weight of the word lupus for the first time. The bundle that it brings combines muscle and joint pain, the feeling of impotence, exhaustion, and above all, frustration.

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