December 11th, 2020 Friday 6:05am Happiness is not the goal. Someone suggested I watch a TED Talk the other day and it was yet another 20 minute talk on the “miracle 5 steps to helping you attain happiness”. Uggh. In all fairness, at least the speaker was interesting. I clicked on it trying to be … Continue reading Happiness is NOT the Goal.
Enjoy listening to my journal entry from today, or just read it below -- either way, thank you for stopping by! When I think of my life I feel so disappointed. Stuck. Unfulfilled. I see a lot of loss. Sadness. I remember the good and that I had moments of joy, but what resonates with … Continue reading We All Fit Somewhere – Journal Entry 10.22.15
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1NUB9i6GBN4 The Gist: After the week of the horrible "interview", I got another chance, another shot -- and it turned out brilliantly! Remember that we're all human. Sometimes we make mistakes, but it happens, and the trick is figuring out, once you fall, how to get back up! Also be careful of distractions. You may … Continue reading CARMENISMS: Off My Game Update – Distractions
The Gist: *Force yourself to smile *Put on some music *Hang out with happy kids The Links: What a Wonderful World, Louis Armstrong http://youtu.be/E2VCwBzGdPM Happy, Pharrell Williams http://youtu.be/y6Sxv-sUYtM Somewhere Over The Rainbow, Israel Kamakawiwo'ole http://youtu.be/w_DKWlrA24k The Recognition: Fabian at Equi, for asking the question Lil’Julie for always making me enjoy … Continue reading Carmenisms: Happiness Bandaids?
It’s grey. Suffocating. Lonely. No matter how hard you try to see clearly, it’s hazy at best, a dimness from above that borders on complete darkness. If you look to the right side, there’s just a wall. You can’t go anywhere. You try to look to your left, thinking there might be a possibility … Continue reading Keep going…