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Choose Happy

“IF YOU WANT TO BE HAPPY You have to be happy on purpose. When you wake up, you can’t just wait to see what kind of day you’ll have. You have to DECIDE what kind of day you’ll have.” ~ Joel Olsteen This is a practice that I have made a habit of every morning and it has made all the difference in my days. Each morning when I awake, my first thought is “I am SO joyful”. It’s taken some time for me to make that a habit, but I’ve done it and so you can too. That first split second when you are fully awake, you have the ABSOLUTE power to determine your day. Each day when I have decided that I am joyful, my day goes so much better.  I deal with people easier, my demeanor is happier and up beat, my day goes by so much simpler and my energy resonates with others.Each morning I “choose happy” and I am blessed for it. You can be as well. Get in the …

Just One Thing

Many of us feel overwhelmed with all the things we want to do.  But we mustn’t allow ourselves to feel like we have to accomplish every thing all at once. Just pick one thing to do today.  Or just one thing to focus on.  It’ll take away the overwhelming feeling if you just concentrate on one thing. Do you want to save money?  Then pick one way you can cut back on spending and  put that amount away.  Can you handle just having 2 cups of Starbuck’s coffee instead of 3? Do you want to lose weight?  Then pick one thing to create a new habit.  Drink water with meals instead of that soda.  Add an extra serving of vegetables at dinner instead of reaching for that extra roll. I recently started drinking green smoothies and without even trying, I’ve lost 2 lbs and some inches.  I also decided to save some money by doing the 52 Week Money Challenge.  It starts off small, so you can get used to saving without feeling overwhelmed. The …