Friday, November 6, 2009

Happiness Found

There are two general theories concerning happiness. One theory is that some people are naturally born with cheerful dispositions. Another theory is that happiness is something you make a conscious effort to acquire.

I don’t know which one I believe because sometimes I just feel good for no real reason. Other times (like today), I have to push aside my crabby thoughts and look for the good around me.

There was nothing especially wrong with today. No one was mean to me. There were no catastrophes. I wasn’t stressed about anything. I was just a big, grouchy, selfish poop-head. I’m ashamed to admit that when I have so much to be thankful and happy for.

Sometimes, all it takes is a kind word or a smile from someone to change that negative process. You never know when something you say or do can turn a person’s day around. That really encourages me to work harder at saying and doing positive things for others more often. Lucky for me (and those who had to put up with me today) I had two special people who helped me without even knowing it.

Then, once I got to my hotel, I had the urge to jump on the bed.

And that made me very happy.



Mom said...

you use to get in trouble for doing that at home, but since that wasn't my bed, it's ok!!!!

Lynn said...

If I've said it once, I've said it a thousand times.... YOU ARE THE CUTEST! and I miss you terribly