This is quite an old one sitting in my drafts.. I’ll post it anyway..
Often I try to prevent the whether from putting a damper on my mood but that can be quite difficult when you’re trying to get things done & you’re continuously getting wet. London weather has serious bipolar issues !
I had to start of with a miniature rant because it helps to let off some steam and frustration. 🙂
I visited a friend who recently gave birth to a beautiful baby boy. And looking at him put everything into full perspective. Seeing him made me think about all the upcoming events her has to endure in his life. Whether it was his first hair cut, his first football practice and first punishment. It made me look at him as a painting that has yet to be created. Quite similar to having a brand new day; a fresh 24 hours to look forward to. Making sure that whatever took place in your life today shouldn’t alter the way that you view your tomorrow.
What occurred today doesn’t matter because tomorrow is a new slate that’s been created for you and it’s up to you to decide how that slate is going to turn out at the end of your day. I heard once that however you start your day is the way that your day will continue. To tell you the truth I’ve had some pretty rubbish starts in the morning but during the day I find myself re-evaluating what can be done differently and I guess you can say my day pans out a lot better.
Oh yeah before I forget. It’s important to give thanks for the things in your life, that’s a huge factor. Being thankful and even counting the things you’re grateful about can honestly make your day a hell of a lot better. Just because you start to recognise that you could be in a completely different circumstance and just the very fact that you’re alive with two eyes is something to be be grateful for.
– Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity. It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a stranger into a friend.. Melody Beattie