Happiness vs. Joy

Happiness is great and all. I have been chasing it for years...but upon writing this post...I think I am going to choose joy going forward.

A very low day…with action came hope

Everyone gets them: days when we are just low, when we can't focus and just want to go back to bed. What helps? Sometimes we can't think of anything. But today, a thought came. When I acted on it = my day got better!

Changing my behavior may change my mood and those around me. (A post just for me.)

How's your mood been lately? And what could be driving that? Here you learn about that in regards to me.

A message I need to hear today

Life will not always be this way. Low days, tough days, do not last forever. Even this depression will pass. God is so good. His loving kindness endures forever. Psalm 136:2 Give thanks to the God of gods, for his loving-kindness  continues forever. (TLB). Psalm 43:5 Oh my soul, why be so gloomy and discouraged? Trust... Continue Reading →

Depression

I have had depression for 3 days. Three days of 15 hours in bed a day. With a couple waking hours in agony of wishing I was in bed. Today I have not been able to keep my thoughts on the positive...only neutral at best. I did go out for a walk. I know part... Continue Reading →

Depression: Are you hanging out in the negative room or in the positive room?

Wouldn't life be great if we could just go to another room whenever we feel negative? In this new room we would focus on and only feel good thoughts and feelings. Oh Wait... It is possible! Read on: I just read a piece about identifying our negative thoughts. I once tried to do this. Well... Continue Reading →

To Get In A Happy Mood…

I read a post today which put me in a good mood. I am hoping where I go with this will spark some ideas in you-- all of you. chicoinematt  on The Simple Catholic wrote an article Gratitude is Our Oxygen  in which he states: "Thankfulness breeds kindness, productivity, and leads to reciprocity between individuals." There was a... Continue Reading →

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