Good Morning, Sunshine: The Power of a Positive Mindset

Just one positive thought in the morning can change your whole day they say; and they are right!

After such a lovely weekend, everything in me wanted to grumble as I rose ahead of the sun today, to embark on a one hour commute to my day job.

  • It was still dark, temps were cooler than usual, and my bed was ‘screaming’ at me to hop back in.

But I didn’t!

You see, I ‘caught’ myself before I even had the chance to plunge into a downward spiral, head first. I mean come on, the sun hadn’t even risen yet!

And then it happened… the upswing!

  • First, I felt proud of myself for not choosing the downward spiral today.
  • Then I felt grateful that I was alive.
  • Then I realized how blessed I was not only to be alive, but alive and able-bodied.
  • Then I was thankful that I not only had a job, but a good one!
  • And I had a car…. one that actually worked and could get me safely to work.
  • I was also really grateful to know that at the end of my work day, I had a place to come back to… a place I call home.

By then, I was on the road heading to work when the sun rose!

  • Now you can’t even imagine how grateful I was for that… you know, to see the sun rise?

Basically, by the time I got to work I was ready.

I was ready to have a good day today!

  • So I did!

I’m back at home now, drinking some Yorkshire tea as I write this. And then I’ll go for a Zumba class to unwind.

It’s been a beautiful and productive day today, and I’m grateful.

So what about you?

  • How was your day today?
  • Where did you find joy?
  • What made you feel blessed?

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  1. Oh my Emma! I love this subject! Just one positive thought in your morning can change your day! I’m a true believer of that. The power of a positive mindset is real. Although your days are long, I love the fact that thru it all, you choose to keep a positive mindset, while remaining in a state of gratefulness. That’s where your power comes from, that boost that much needed super charge to get you thru your days. You are a strong powerful woman, a Queen!

    Blessings! ❤😘🙏🏽🦋

    1. I love you dear Anita! Thank you so much for your kind words! They truly touch my heart and motivate me to keep on keeping on. I’m sooo grateful for you! ❤️😭😭😭🤗❤️🥰

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