Here is another inspirational post from contributor, Stephanie Carfrae. She is a Creative Writing Graduate; you can find her own blog at www.stephcarfrae.blogspot.co.uk and I think you will be inspired by Steph's videos on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCkoz1yev_apPjE8XcVrjyjA/videos
Happiness can be yours. It’s within reach. You just need to convince your mind that it’s possible.
This is easier said than done, but possible.
Happiness is not something that can be found in big bundles. It’s about the moments. Small as they are. Apparently the present moment lasts for 3 seconds before it is wisped away and becomes a memory.
Life is not easy for anyone. Perhaps I’m naïve thinking that happiness is available to everyone. But I believe it is. When you think about it, every situation you have encountered; a form of it has appeared in everybody else’s life too. Maybe not at the same velocity or with the same amount of pressure piled upon them – but everyone has experience of what you are going through. It could hit them when they’re young, middle-aged or older.
There’s no saying what will affect you and/or when, it’s how you deal with the after affects that are the most important things in life.
Life is not so much about what happens to you as how you respond.
Life is a race track, which makes it misleading. It makes you feel stupid and small if you fall behind. But everybody has their own pace. Everybody has their own reasons for reacting to an incident in the way they do. It is not a race.
You have your own pace for a reason that only time can unlock for you.
I see the track as an uphill slope with rocky corners and sharp bends. There are hurdles for you to get past but they only make you stronger and more determined to reach the top. You can let any of these hurdles drag you right down to the bottom, but why would you want to do that? You’ll only have to start right from the bottom again! Even when you’ve let these hurdles get the best of you, no matter how big or small, you can make it. Just trust in yourself. You will pull through. It may take time. But you will get there.
Stephanie Carfrae is a regular contributor. She is a Creative Writing Graduate; you can find her own blog at www.stephcarfrae.blogspot.co.uk and I think you will be inspired by Steph's videos on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCkoz1yev_apPjE8XcVrjyjA/videos