Controlling Your Own Happiness
The last few days have been an ultimate test for me. I went through a brief period of doubt, which is normal, but I was almost convinced to give up. Right after that, I randomly got sick and had no idea what was going on. I honestly thought maybe that was some weird sign from God that I am doing too much and need to take a chill pill. However, in that two day period I learned a valuable lesson. That lesson was how to control my own happiness. I'm not sure if y'all know yet but I am a very emotional person and situations affect me deeply. I like to sit and think everything through until it's either a good situation or bad situation. The other day I sat down, talked to a few people and tried to convince myself that [this] wasn't for me, that I need to go a different path and to basically give up. And that's when I realized....I am in control. I control my emotions. I control whether something happens in my life. I control my happiness.
It might sound like common sense to some but when you finally master the art of controlling your own happiness, nothing can dim your light. I sat up last night, in the middle of my pain and said to myself, "you are only as sick as you allow yourself to be". The longer I laid down and complained about being sick the longer I was going to be sick. Do you see where I'm going here? As I'm still struggling through my everyday life, I have to remind myself that I am in control of every outcome in MY life. If I want something to happen I need to do everything in my will to make it happen. If I want to get better, then I need to get up and get the stuff that will make me better. I am a firm believer of speaking things into existence. I try my best to not speak negativity on my life because I don't want those negative things to become the outcome. I feel like it has worked so far and God has continued to bless me even through the hard times. People might not be able to tell, but I'm currently going through rough times right now. Rough times will never keep me from smiling and making the best of each day. Remember, YOU set the tone for how your day will play out.
One of my main reasons for writing this short blog is to share this one thing with you guys. If you have a positive attitude about life then you will feel better, people will want to be around you, and you will actually start to see a change in your everyday life. It starts with you! Don't let anyone control your being, start taking control of your own happiness!
Yvette Corinne <3