It seems we can’t go a day recently without another awful announcement. From sexual assault to mass shootings to natural disasters to deaths, there is so little good that graces the front page. So how do we stay positive when everything feels negative?
If you’re looking for me, I am currently hanging “Good Vibes Only” signs all over my life.
This past weekend I was at a friend’s birthday party where a tarot card reader was hired. Now, I don’t believe in any of that supernatural ESP belief as a Christian, but also as someone who just believes it’s ridiculous to try to know what’s going on in life. But when it’s free I’ll try anything.
As skeptical as I was, I entered the experience with an open mind. When my turn came I walked into the room (a bedroom with a small table and a woman in a turban scarfing down carnitas tacos) and prepared myself for the whole “you’ll meet a dark stranger/you’ve had horrible hardships/you’ll die in 30 days” crap that I’ve seen in too many movies to count. But I was disappointed.Read More
Okay, first week of 2016 and we’re all looking for a little hope that it will be the best yet! We’re sticking to our resolutions, cutting out crappy people, realizing healthy food is super expensive, and hoping all of this lasts until December 31, 2016.
But the reality is that a lot of us fall off the bandwagon about a month in. You’re tired, hungry, and that stupid ex-boyfriend keeps calling. What do you do? You want 2016 to be your year, your shining glory, and you didn’t even make it a month in! How are you supposed to obtain your goal?
The trick to making any year your year is to know the tips and tricks that are long lasting and not going to burn you out. It’s so easy to rock this year, or any future year, by knowing where to start and where to keep your pace. Below are nine simple tricks that are easy to follow and ensure that you’re fantastic every day of 2016.
As someone who had a pretty rough and tumble 2015, as I’m now realizing, I hope you’ll join me in remaking our lives into something beautiful and positive.
Whew, I am so happy this week is over! It’s just been stressful and exhausting and in total I’ve probably had about 15 hours of sleep, so I’m super excited to enter the weekend and catch some zzz’s. Plus, Thanksgiving is next week so I only have class two days next week! Anyway, this week has definitely been a thought provoker. And you know what that means, I’m going to share my thoughts…
25 Reminders We All Need in Our Week
1. Sometimes your mental health is more important than your responsibilities
2. There’s nothing wrong with asking for help
3. Keeping your poker face on helps you process information better
4. Having enough sleep is essential
I’m starting my Senior year of high school in only a couple of short weeks. And while I know I have many more years to come, I want to make this one one of the best. But to make it a good year I need to focus on the positives of my life and drop all the dead, unsupportive weight.
Do you remember when I told you I wrote a book a few years ago? Well, when I reread it, I found this part.
There are two types of people in this world: nice people who want you to go far and mean people who couldn’t care less about you. I try to surround myself with the nice people as being with them makes me happier. You’ll go farther that way.