How did you wake up today? How were you feeling? Were you dreading getting up? Did you wish you could press snooze and sleep for another hour? Those first few minutes of opening our eyes in the morning can really set the tone for the rest of our day.
What I’ve come to learn is that YOU decide every single morning how your day is going to pan out. You have a choice every day, every moment really. Now yes, I guess this is easier said than done. I don’t just wake up every morning and say I choose to be happy and magically have the perfect day every day. It’s a practice for sure.
But here are just a few ways that I choose happiness:
Focus on what you have. Practice gratefulness. Practice gratitude. Every morning you wake up take a moment to reflect on all you have. Maybe it’s as simple as a roof over my head, or a blanket to keep me warm. Or maybe it’s for the loving partner sleeping by my side. Continue reading