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365 Days, Living In The Moment: Day 45

I can choose to be angry right now about a situation that I seemingly can’t do anything about until next week or I can take the path that I have taken which is one of dealing with it day by day for now and realizing that next week things will change. If they do not through their action will be taken but until I cross that means I can’t predict what will happen or how my life will be affected by it. This is in complete contrast to how I would have you in thing even a few months ago. Are used to be someone who was very pessimistic and thought that the entire world was against her. And although now I realize that not so great things happen all the time I know how to deal with them in a way that is not without complaining but somewhat better for my mental health. Part of living in the moment is realizing that not every moment is going to be a good one but it …

365 Days, Living In The Moment: Day 43

As today marks the beginning of the month, well technically yesterday but I was down and out so will count it as today, I want to broach the topic of money. A sensitive topic I know but give me a second before you stop reading. The world runs on money, I’m not going to deny that. Do we really need it though, I know it’s a stupid question to ask because yes we do. From the perspective of happiness I can speak from my experience and say that I was just as happy without money living in my parents house as I am now living on my own. And having to pay bills. That said, Money seems to bring independence and the ability toDo what you want but there’s so many strings attached. Once you get a credit card or a debit card or even cash, Life is no longer simple and a boat the true pleasures that life gives us for free. Like sunshine and good friends and love but it becomes about material …

365 Days, Living In The Moment: Day 38

I feel like I live two lives today. Now before you go she’s nuts, listen to my rationale. For me when I work all day and then come Home in the evening and actually do something like run errands or go to a show or see friends it’s like I am two different people not so much now but definitely before. And I think you can understand that a person can be one way at work and a different way in their home life. It could be my energy levels were just the way I see things but having the day split up into two very distinct parts where I can say this is my life, and this is my work, is good and yet exhausting. That said, now I can actually see that I am grateful for the exhaustion. In this moment I am actually kind of freaking out, because I just spent a whole a lot of money on groceries. I know that is weird to be freaked out about although if you …

365 Days, Living In The Moment: Day 37

For the first time in a long time all that really needs to be said is, life is good. I’m not wanting for anything, my cats are healthy, my friends are abundant, and my family is somewhat sane. I find it interesting how when Life is not going the way that we won’t we are the first to complain, maybe, maybe dwell on it, but when life is going well we seem to be in the flow shall I say, and forget to wake knowledge the fact that it is actually going OK. That we have come along way, either with in an aspect of our lives over within ourselves. It then becomes selfish to take time for ourselves or at least we feel that way, I don’t have time to do this I need to do XYZ, I feel guilty doing this because I should be making time for ABC, And so on, I think you know what I mean. It is OK to sit in a moment and thank it for being. To …

365 Days, Living In The Moment: Day 36

World meet Stewart! He is the newest addition to my mug collection and to our little family. Stewart I can’t wait to spend mornings of contemplation with you, distress with you in my hand, and work towards a healthier happier me with you by my side. I hope your mornings are full of beautiful sunrises, your evenings packed with conversations only meant for two, and your days full of lots of coffee.

365 Days, Living In The Moment: Day 35

I bet you thought I almost forgot about you, surprise. I didn’t. I wanted to take a minute to talk about the power of people who are not only nice but who you can tell enjoy what they are doing. For those of you who don’t know, the way my disability has progressed I am in need of people to come in from time to time. They help me reach thing they clean that kind of thing. I’m not as flexible as I used to be and I can’t stand for very long time. Cleaning is also a somewhat dangerous task for me wet floors and Mindy do not mix. All that said, you would think that people who get into the field of helping others would want to do so. But, I have met many a person who treat people like just another job they have to do.I don’t like that, I don’t live like that, I will never be like that. But that’s for another day. Today I had a new girl come …

365 Days, Living In The Moment: Day 34

I feel like I conquer the world today which is an awesome feeling, at the same time I know I have to rest tomorrow because I can definitely feel the consequences of conquering the world today. I could hate or extremely dislike and the fact about my life which is whenever I have a fun active day I need a day of rest after it or I could embrace this fact And know that yes because of my disability I need to take things slower, I need to make alternative plans, I need to know exactly how much my body can handle and how far I can push it. Instead of feeling bad about the days that I am missing I can take that time to reflect, and reconnect with myself. A built-in time to work on my mental health. The situation is only as bad as the way you look at it in. The ability to see some kind of good in a most anything is a skill that many of us were gone …

365 Days, Living In The Moment: Day 33

I was at my tattoo parlour for consultation today when I saw this. It just spoke to me on every level so I figure I have to share when that happens. What I find interesting, is I grew up in a Buddhist inspired household and have always believed in those principles, I am not here to convert anybody, but what I find interesting is that after all this time and starting the journey of finding my true self and who I really am I end up back at my roots. When I thought that through finding myself I would move away from who are used to be to become who I should be. Don’t let go of your roots completely, you may stray, leave them for a while but I guess what they say is true what will be will be.