Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Be Happy

Many of you have probably seen this " 15 Things..." article circulating around the net as I have. I hadn't taken the time to read it until today, but I'm glad I did! It speaks to me and the life I've been actively seeking for the past year or so.  So, I've decided to share it with you all (in case you weren't hip to it) along with my NEW project that I'm excited about. I believe that we sometimes need daily reminders to be happy. Maybe it works best for someone to wake up and see this on their nightstand, or in their workspace...Anyhoo, I think it's a great affirmation!
I hope you enjoy them both. :)
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 8x10 Be Happy Print in silver font - By M. Croom-Turner

Be Happy Card in Gold Font - by M. Croom-Turner

8x10 Be Happy print in Gold Font on Tiffany Blue cardstock - By M. Croom-Turner

New Inpsirational Prints from Bohemian Spirit Jewelry & Accessories.
AVAILABLE 5/28/12 on the BSJ website

15 Things You Should Give Up To Be Happy!

Here is a list of 15 things which, if you give up on them, will make your life a lot easier and much, much happier. We hold on to so many things that cause us a great deal of pain, stress and suffering – and instead of letting them all go, instead of allowing ourselves to be stress free and happy – we cling on to them. Not anymore. Starting today we will give up on all those things that no longer serve us, and we will embrace change. Ready? Here we go:
 There are so many of us who can’t stand the idea of being wrong – wanting to always be right – even at the risk of ending great relationships or causing a great deal of stress and pain, for us and for others. It’s just not worth it. Whenever you feel the ‘urgent’ need to jump into a fight over who is right and who is wrong, ask yourself this question: “Would I rather be right, or would I rather be kind?” Wayne Dyer. What difference will that make? Is your ego really that big?
Be willing to give up your need to always control everything that happens to you and around you – situations, events, people, etc. Whether they are loved ones, coworkers, or just strangers you meet on the street – just allow them to be. Allow everything and everyone to be just as they are and you will see how much better will that make you feel.
“By letting it go it all gets done. The world is won by those who let it go. But when you try and try. The world is beyond winning.” Lao Tzu
 Give up on your need to blame others for what you have or don’t have, for what you feel or don’t feel. Stop giving your powers away and start taking responsibility for your life.
Read the rest here.


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