Keep Your Head Up and Soldier On! #inspiration #motivation #FridayFeeling


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Are you struggling to even get out of bed this morning?

 

I woke up this morning to my head aching something awful. All I could think of was how much work I had today and how I couldn’t afford to take a sick day. MR N, bless his soul, comforted me and tried to ease my headache. He poured on the positivity and some of it even sank in.

 

I don’t feel quite like myself but like a war soldier, I keep moving forward. I don’t accept defeat and there’s no retreating, not today, not tomorrow, not ever. 

 

We all have our struggles and there are days when we feel like we’re facing the firing squad. Here’s where our inner strength comes in. God equips every human being with an unstoppable strength and fortitude. God knows what’s coming and gives His fiercest warriors the most important tasks. We must soldier on!

 

Today I’m going to keep my head and continue marching forward. Who’s with me?

 

MRS N

Are You Smiling Today? A Simple Smile Changes the World! #inspiration #smile #motivation


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Did you know your smile is the greatest weapon of Light you possess? 

 

Every smile you bestow is like a soothing salve to others, more addictive than your favorite junk food. When you smile a genuine smile, people will want to be closer to you and to discover why you’re smiling.

 

I remember a good friend of mine that I used to work with when I was a bookstore manager. No matter what was going on or how busy it got in the store, she smiled. She’d wish everyone a great day, even the grumpiest customers, with a kind word and a smile. I watched with amazement as each person’s face would change and they couldn’t help but smile.

 

Dealing with a hard day or a bad mood? Smile and watch the world around you shift from moody to happiness. It doesn’t take any effort to smile and the lasting effects on others can’t be measured but I’d bet it makes a huge difference.

 

So take out your greatest weapon and smile!

 

MRS N

Feeling #Grateful is a Great Way to Attract Positive Things/People! #inspiration #FridayFeeling


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Looking for ways to attract positive things/people to your life?

 

Feel grateful for all you have, even the bad stuff.

 

I know that sounds like a weird concept but it’s totally true. Everything in your life, from the good to the bad, is a blessing. The obstacles are your training ground for what’s to come. Every victory is another feather in your cap. Both the good and the bad shape you into who you are.

 

So today and every day, give thanks for another day on the Earth and for everything in your life. It’ll attract positive things and people to you, like a magnet. Focus on the positive and the Universe will flock to your sunbeams of Light.

 

MRS N

How to be More Confident #inspiration #motivation #MondayBlogs


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Could you use a dash of confidence to start the week?

I sure could!

There isn’t a person alive who couldn’t use more confidence, except for certain political leaders.

I’m struggling with seasonal allergies and it’s been challenging to get good sleep. When I’m sleepy, my confidence slips and I second-guess myself. I need a booster shot of confidence. So, I looked over the above quote to gain confidence.

Confidence not only helps us achieve our dreams but makes us feel good. We see ourselves the way others see us and positivity flows in our veins.

Which of these five tips are you going to incorporate into your everyday living?

I’m going to concentrate on #1. I’ve been comparing myself with others (both in my professional and personal life) and all it’s made me is self-conscious. I’m a contributing member of society and have a lot to offer. My writing inspires others and my experience helps others achieve success. I have a lot more to do so I better get started.

Have a great week, everyone!

MRS N

Be Mindful of the Company You Keep. Negative People Can Weigh You Down #inspiration #affirmations


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Are you surrounding yourself with positive or negative people?

I used to have friends who loved to talk about all that was wrong in their life. They were constantly complaining and the more I was around them, the heavier my heart weighed and the more likely I was to complain about my own life.

It wasn’t until I put some distance between these so-called friends and myself that I realized what was going on. Their negativity held me down and didn’t allow me to grow.

Negative people can weigh you down and even undermine your efforts to be physically, mentally and emotionally healthy.

I love this quote because it illustrates the repercussions of negativity. It’s crucial for us to choose our inner circle of friends who are supportive, positive and lift us up. In order to be healthy in all facets of our life, we must be mindful of the company we keep.

Take a look at your circle of influence. Do they support you and reflect gratitude, love and positivism? If not, maybe it’s time to make a change.

MRS N

Be the Spark in the Lives of Others by Just Being Yourself #inspiration #Tuesdaymotivation


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You are a shining bright spot in the world and when you share your Light with others, you’re sparking their Light which starts a positive chain of events. 

Every day I write an inspirational thought and it goes out into the world. Many of you share it with others and it’s simply wonderful. Just by being ourselves, we’re changing the world for the better. Our Light combats the darkness and negativity has no choice but to flee.

I was told over the weekend that my message wasn’t wanted among a group of people I considered friends. I was hurt at first because my natural reaction is to think I did something wrong. But the more I thought about it, the more I realized these people didn’t like the positive message and wanted to be secluded in darkness instead.

Did that stop me from writing today’s inspirational thought?

No way! In fact, it only increased my resolve. Darkness is everywhere and the only way to destroy it is to flood the world with Light and love.

When you’re out in the world today, no matter who you meet, smile and let your Light shine! You’re special and by just being you, you’ll be helping us to cause the darkness to disappear. 

MRS N

Happy #WorldSmileDay so Smile and the World Will Smile Too! #inspiration #motivation


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I love this quote and it totally describes me!

I love to smile and even when I am down, I smile!  Wanna know why?  It helps me feel better to help someone else feel better.

Today is World Smile Day so it’s a great day to smile!!!

Smiling is a simple act and yet it spreads such love and happiness to the world around you!  Try it today and see what happens! 🙂

MRS N

 

Newsflash: Let People Love All of You, Not Just the Pretty Parts #inspiration #love #MondayBlogs


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Have you been afraid to show someone the “real” you? Have you been hiding your warts for fear of rejection?

Read the quote above.

Now read it again s-l-o-w-l-y.

I used to believe that I couldn’t show anyone my “dark” side. I was deathly afraid they would laugh at me and leave me. It wasn’t until I met MR N, I realized I was doing myself a disservice. My dark side was a part of me and if people couldn’t accept it, too bad. 🙂

Have you had the same thought?

Newsflash: No one is perfect. Everyone is broken/scarred in some way.

Let people see you for who you are. It’s only when you love all the parts of yourself can you let someone else love you.

You are a beautiful person and I love you. Thank you for being you, warts and all.

🙂 MRS N 🙂

Having a Positive Attitude Reaps Many Rewards #inspiration #motivation #affirmations


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What’s your outlook today?

Are you positive or negative?

This morning, I woke up feeling positive. I had a great night’s sleep and my back pain not so severe.

I’m a big cheerleader of positivity (is that a word… shrugs) and for some, it may be annoying. I don’t mind, though, because by being positive, I am ready to deal with anything life throws at me. Plus, nothing defeats negativity faster than positivity. That old saying about honey and vinegar is true. 😉

I’m a firm believer in having positive thoughts in order to attract positive people and positive life experiences.  Does it work? It sure does! When you have a positive outlook, life is filled with possibilities.

Want to change your life?

Start with yourself and incorporate positive thoughts into your mind throughout the day. It may take a little while but you’ll start to feel positivity course through your veins. Those positive feelings with then attract positive life experiences. Then, watch out world, here comes a multitude of positive people!

Positive Tip: Wake up each morning and say to yourself, “I’m going to have a great day and I can’t wait to see what happens”.

🙂 MRS N 🙂

Thinking Positive Thoughts Will Always Inspire You #inspiration #MondayBlogs


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Who do you look up to? It could be a superhero or someone in real life.

Ever since I was little, I have always looked up to Wonder Woman. She was a woman who helped those in need and basically kicked butt. I wanted to be like her more than anything else.

As I grew older, my heroes changed from comics to real life. I won’t reveal names but my superhero today taught me to value each moment and to think positively.

“Seize every moment for tomorrow you may be dead.”

Thinking positive has the same effect as being a superhero. That which we thought was unmovable (a mountain, for instance), we can move with the power of positive thinking.

Don’t believe me?

Do an experiment. Smile at everyone you meet and watch the world around you change. Show kindness to someone who has been mean or snarky to you. Do it every day for a week or so and watch their behavior change.

In the end, it’s not about them but about you. Your perspective changes and as you spread kindness and Light to those around you, people have no choice but to react in a positive way.

Thinking positive thoughts will always empower you. Do it enough and it will change your life.

MRS N

Try Something New and Break Through Your Complacency #inspiration #motivation


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When was the last time you tried something new or different?

I’m being a rebel; I’m trying something new this week. We got a brand new computer. It’s the top of the line Acer Aspire with 12 GB and the latest intel processor. What’s new about that, you might be asking yourself. Well nothing, per se, but it has transformed my workload. What used to take ten minutes now takes ninety seconds. It’s so fast and I have time to do stuff I never had time to do before.

So, what am I trying this week? I’m taking fifteen minutes each day to play an online game. It’s a bit of fun in the middle of my workday.  It allows me to destress and refocus.

Life is a cycle of movement and in order to grow, we need to step outside of our comfort zone and try something different. It can be as simple as taking a few minutes doing something fun or learning a new hobby. It could be taking a different way to work or meeting new people. It could be writing in a new genre or format. It’s not what you do but the act of doing something new and different.

It could be scary!?!

Stepping out of your comfort zone is scary but you’ll never know if you’ll like it unless you try it. I remember growing up hating Brussels sprouts. I couldn’t stand the thought of eating them. That is, until MR N made them for me. He sauteed them in garlic butter and balsamic vinegar then added a bit of sun-dried tomatoes. Boy, they were delicious! I would have never known how good they were unless I tried them.

I encourage you to try something different today. Like Walt Disney says, doing new things leads us down new paths.

What are you going to do differently today? Let me know in the comments below.

MRS N, the Rebel

What’s Your Outlook Today? #inspiration #positivethoughts #positivity


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What’s your outlook today?

Are you positive or negative?

This morning, I woke up feeling positive. I had a great night’s sleep and MR N is healing up nicely.

I’m a big cheerleader of positivity (is that a word… shrugs) and for some, it may be annoying. I don’t mind, though, because by being positive, I am ready to deal with anything life throws at me.

I’m a firm believer in having positive thoughts in order to attract positive people and positive life experiences.  Does it work? It sure does! When you have a positive outlook, life is filled with possibilities.

Want to change your life?

Start with yourself and incorporate positive thoughts into your mind throughout the day. It may take a little while but you’ll start to feel positivity course through your veins. Those positive feelings with then attract positive life experiences. Then, watch out world, here comes a multitude of positive people!

Positive Tip: Wake up each morning and say to yourself, “I’m going to have a great day and I can’t wait to see what happens”.

🙂 MRS N 🙂

Inspirational Thought of the Year: CREATE A POSITIVE CHAIN OF EVENTS #AFFIRMATIONS #INSPIRATION


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What’s your outlook today?

Are you positive or negative?

This morning, I woke up feeling positive. I had a great night’s sleep and my coughing not so severe.

I’m a big cheerleader of positivity (is that a word… shrugs) and for some, it may be annoying. I don’t mind, though, because by being positive, I am ready to deal with anything life throws at me.

I’m a firm believer in having positive thoughts in order to attract positive people and positive life experiences.  Does it work? It sure does! When you have a positive outlook, life is filled with possibilities.

Want to change your life?

Start with yourself and incorporate positive thoughts into your mind throughout the day. It may take a little while but you’ll start to feel positivity course through your veins. Those positive feelings with then attract positive life experiences. Then, watch out world, here comes a multitude of positive people!

Positive Tip: Wake up each morning and say to yourself, “I’m going to have a great day and I can’t wait to see what happens”.

🙂 MRS N 🙂

*** This is was the most-viewed inspirational thought on this blog for 2015. I’m a firm believer in having a positive outlook. ***