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Finding Happiness

Its June 1st, 2011, I’m Lidawma and this is what I’m thinking…

Crossroads – I believe that is what it is called. That is where I feel I am once again in my life. There are a  number of options before me, none that I would have considered just a year ago. Life is not what it was and it has been difficult for me to accept. And still I think that maybe I don’t need to accept it, maybe things will change and I’ll get better and life will go on as normal. Then again maybe it won’t. I believe I have come to a point where I can look at new ideas, new directions and  a new mindset. Its time to start enjoying life again, in whatever way I can.

Life is full of challenges. Being happy shouldn't be one of them. I still need to do alot of work to get myself into mental shape. Inspiration came to me today via facebook. A link from a page I ‘like’d took me to a site full of positive motivation, ‘shine your brightest’, ‘create a life from your heart’ (http://christinaseitz.com/ ). To alot of people its just a lot of ‘hooey’ but today it just hit me in the right spot. It has inspired me to work on myself, on my mental attitude, to start a real heart-felt journal and take time to focus on what I want in life – something I have to reconsider as many of things I wanted are not possible at this time. I know there have to be many things I can still do that will bring me joy and happiness. And I know, if I really get honest with myself, that happiness comes from within and I can’t force it or find some magic that will just ‘make’ me happy. I have to dig deep and find that happiness that is in there, somewhere, hiding.

'Don't ask yourself what the world needs; ask
yourself what makes you come alive. And then go
and do that. Because what the world needs is
people who have come alive.' Harold Whitman
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Hello World

It’s May 23, 2011, I’m Lidawma and this is what I’m thinking

I never thought  a blog would be my thing but I’ve been told I’ve had a fascinating life and should write about it. It doesn’t feel fascinating now as I am in a slower stage of my life but I’ll admit alot has happened in the last 43 years or so. So here am I joining the masses in blogging my life. I could choose a topic and blog about that but I’m too scatter-brained for that; I’d never stay focused. I’ll leave it wide open to write about whatever. As in art I will wait for inspiration and motivation on a subject. It may be a dream I had, an encounter in real life or just reminiscing about the past. Maybe I’ll delve into the future but I don’t know, I don’t like to try to envision where life will take me; I’m always wrong anyway.

So this is it – my world, my mind, my thoughts, my life as it comes to me, as my mind perceives it. Read it or don’t read it, does it really matter to me?  Not really, I write for myself; to get the thoughts out of my head; to make my thoughts more concrete, more real; to relieve the stress of everyday life. My words are here, whoever reads them can take what they like from them. I claim no expert knowledge on anything, only my opinions and thoughts. I don’t debate or argue with anyone so if you don’t agree with me just move on, my feelings won’t be hurt. Everyone is entitled to their own opinion, including me.