Life has been a bit of a whirlwind lately. Between work, volunteering, progressing toward goals, and my social life, I have been pulled in so many different directions that I often can’t tell if up is down or right is left. Days fly by in the blink of an eye and I wonder when I might catch a moment to take a deep breath and sit back to enjoy the fruits of my labor. Alas, that time has not come yet and as soon as one project is completed, three more get added to the ever-growing to-do list.
Sometimes, I find myself dwelling on the negatives in my life and all the things I wish were different. It can be easy to get wrapped up in imagining your life forever changed if just this or that were different. I’m sure I would be happier if I earned more money. I think I would find my soul mate if I lost a few pounds. My life would begin if I got the chance to start over someplace new. These are the kinds of thoughts that eat away at the very core of your happiness.
I’ve been noticing lately that my posts have been on the down side. I did not create this blog to wax on about every little thing that bothers me or how mopey I feel, especially because I’m a pretty happy person 99% of the time. Those aren’t the kind of words I like to read, so why on earth have I been writing them?