365 Days of Fun and Chillaxation – Blog#121 – Feeling Ten Out of Ten and (nearly) Proud of It!
I don’t know if this makes for boring reading, but so many good moments happened today that it’s hard to know which one to tell you about. Why on earth would this be boring? I mean, especially considering that this is a good news website. Because there’s not really any drama in this story and I’m feeling the social pressure to perform man! All I really want to say say to you is: it’s true, you get what you focus on, I’m proving it each day and life’s getting better and better, I’m talking ten out of ten, on all the levels – socially, spiritually, physically, financially, emotionally. And yet I feel a little strange saying it, sort of like: who am I to say I’m feeling fantastic? What was that Nelson Mandela quote saying …
I mean, that’s the whole point of this blog – to report on the best parts of my days, each day and about the parallel website progress. Yes, I’m finding that it is truly worth investing in my personal happiness as those feelings ripple out into my business, for one thing: I feel much more confident when I’m happy.
It’s not that life is just constant happiness, I still have my challenges, oh so many challenges, for example since I returned to my home-land I appear to have attracted the disapproval of not one, but four of my old friends, four! It’s like they’re clucking about, feeling all ‘nose out of shape’ about my me-ness. On the other hand, I’m making new friends and sort of shifting social circles into a new, vibrant bunch of people. And I feel pretty good about myself, in fact, in a way, my recent ‘friend-drain’ forced me to stop caring about what other people think of me, and get on with being happy just being me. Now this has been something I’ve wished I could experience for years (you know what they say about being careful about what you ask for)! What it’s resulted in is this whole new level of contentedness, faith in life and security. I realise: I like being me, and the stuff that thrills me is more along the lines of throwing sticks for the dog at the beach, eating hot chips on the side of the street with my son, and watching DVDs at home whilst eating hot veggie soup, then going to parties or staging dinner parties.
Today’s best moment was when the tattooed shop-owner told me about the birds (sparrows) who like to hang out under his pie warmer, waiting for crumbs. It started with one and word of the free-warm-buttery pie-crumbs spread fast and lately a flock of birds has been waiting excitedly outside the shop door for their fill of warm pie crumbs through the wintery days. Apparently the birds get so focused on the flaky pastry that the customers have to step around them as they walk in the door. And at night the owner has a hard time convincing them to go home, in fact it seems that some sparrows attempt to stow away inside the closed shop. The tattooed shop-owner shook his head at this and then told me about his new liquor license. I just like knowing about these things. Because I like feeling like a part of this place. It’s a nice, warm, I’m a human being and I’m not the only one, sort of feeling.
And meanwhile my site traffic grows, but it’s about time it had a solid, steeper period of growth. I think, I hope, that this will come via either the Wild Energy competition that we’re about to launch, and/or via the launch of my soon to be completed e-book. I’ll tell you one more thing: I feel immensely excited about Happyzine.
Today’s rating: 10/10
365 Days of Fun and Chillaxation (as I raise my gorgeous son and grow my good news website to a subscription base of 100,000 people). The Low Down on this Blog.
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