A Live Saturday Night (Or Not)…

This day has been lively in its own ways but it has also come with the price of being so tired. After a game night filled with laughs, drinks, and some ok food my partner in crime and I didn’t know what hit us this morning as we woke up feeling as though we had been apart of the nightlife the night before. What happened we ask because we woke up feeling as though we got in as the sun came up and we had consumed more than our fair share of alcohol (which we did not). All of this wrapped up into one made for a very, and I mean very, sluggish day. We were not up for doing much of anything, which could explain the reason why our day didn’t start until after noon. We fiddled with our to-do list and tried to get as much done as possible which didn’t fair so well on my end :). But even through all of that I was able to enjoy hanging out with a dear friend who always seems to come through when called on. So, as good as my Friday night was the morning after for us wasn’t as lively as we would’ve hoped for but there’s a bright side…there is always next weekend to get it right ūüôā

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Letting Go and Enjoying the Now…

Even in the midst of things that may be going on in our lives, sometimes you just have to let go and trust that they will eventually work themselves out. The past two days my mind has been in overdrive thinking of all that I need to do and want to do, but most of all the messes that I had created because of overreacting. With all of this I had to realize that in order for things to work themselves out I just had to let go and trust that the choice of me not acting off of emotion was the right thing to do. After I was sure that this was the right thing to do things started to get better and I felt myself cheer up, smile a little more, and enjoy my Girls Game Night with my best friend. Sometimes all it takes is just having a little patience and doing the right thing even if it may not be what you want, because sometimes it is exactly what you need.

“You can’t live…

“You can’t live a POSITIVE life with a NEGATIVE mind”…

Scrolling through my facebook statuses and came across this quote and had to repost this because if you can not move forward if you are always looking back or holding on to hostility, pain, or even fear. Things may not always seem to be the best but you have to put your best foot forward and live life as good as we can. Remember, life is what you make it.

Whether or Weather: The Everchanging

I was sitting and thinking and out of nowhere it seemed to come to me, but putting it all together took some time (as do all good things). Whether/weather, two words that sound alike and in some instances, the way that I’m thinking, tend to hold similar meaning.¬†Where I live the¬†weather here can change from cold to hot,¬†from hot to raining within a matter of hours; in with the word whether we tend to change our minds so frequently it can be mind boggling to some. Oh a lot of us do it and when you think about it the old saying comes into mind “you change your mind like the weather”; and while we’re scatter brained about this one thing and then moving to the next we tend to wonder whether or not the choices we’re about to make fit into our lives. Will they make us happy? Are we doing what feels right to us or someone else? There are so many questions that have our minds fleeting with either nervous energy or fear and whether or not that is a good thing is all up to us. Just like with the everchanging weather that seems to follow its own mind to do what it wants to do, we should be the same way. Live our lives the way we want to and don’t worry about others’ judgements because that is not what we should live for. I awoke to this beautiful sunny day, albeit a little cold, I felt inspired to do the things that have been lingering far too long on my to-do list and just enjoy all that I have. I have love all around me and God has given me so much joy even though where I am standing now may not be where I choose to be, it’s still a good spot. Whether I choose to do this or that or any of it at all I will still flow through life just as the weather does…as carefree and breezy as ever.

Appreciating Each Other…

Is it¬†really that hard¬†to let someone¬†know how you feel about them? How much¬†they mean to you? Or to even say thank you after they’ve went out of their way to do something for you? To all of these I say no. We tend to¬†get so wrapped¬†up in¬†every aspect of¬†our lives that we forget¬†to remind those around us, who¬†we care so much about that we appreciate them. It’s never as hard as we make it seem yet it’s the one thing that¬†is at the bottom of¬†our¬†to-do list. I know I am not the only one guilty of this because we all are. I have a small circle of people that I¬†associate with and like¬†it that way but¬†as we¬†progress through this year I¬†want to make sure that each one of them knows just how I feel about them and that I see all that they’re doing¬†in their lives and that its not going unnoticed. And to that one special person whom I¬†seem to go a little above and beyond to let him know how I feel I’m going to have to keep that going as well. We all live to know that the ones we value actually feel the same about us and showing them how you feel or even just saying, “I’m proud of what you’re doing”, can brighten a person’s day. It’s the little things that mean so much.