How I Keep Myself Happy And Positive

The other day when I was busy doing my evening skin care routine, what Axel asked me came as a surprise. “Sweetie, how can you always be happy and so positive?” My answer to him “I choose to be happy.”  You know, living a happy life sure does sound good, but the thing is, it is not always as easy as it is said. There are always issues or something that leaves us with worries. And I, for instance often can’t seem to get my head around everything. Though, as I am growing older, the easier it gets to find out what makes me happy or not. I realize that I am more aware of my surroundings, the people I spend my time with and anything that affects my emotions.

To tell you the truth, I was never a happy kind of person. It is a choice I made. My past and the mistakes that I made bothered me so much. I could worry for days. On top of this, I would get so pissed about smalls things that happened in my life. Choosing to be happy meant letting go of my fears and concerns. Worrying too much did not change anything. I started to turn all my experiences into life lessons. And instead of approaching life with negativity, I looked at the bright and good things. My shoulders felt lighter than ever before. I suddenly did not have to worry about the things I could have done differently.

I can’t put it in words how jolly I am when I take the time to be grateful for what I have. Moreover, I do appreciate the woman I’ve become today. It is a simple act that has a positive impact. Once in a while, I like to spend time alone, to be kind to myself and celebrate the small wins. I’m currently putting an effort to be genuinely kind to the people I meet and engage with on a daily basis. It is something that leaves me glowing in the inside. Talking and bonding with other women brightens me up. Through sharing our stories, we inspire, encourage and motivate each other. It makes me even happier.

Do you have ways that help you stay happy and positive? Would love to hear your thoughts.

Thank you for reading and talk to you super soon


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  1. September 14, 2017 / 9:41 am

    Happiness is choice . I totally agree and it looks amazing on you . Just look at that bright smile. I always say your mindset determines your mood . Showing kindness to others has an exponential effect on me too because I am left feeling elated . Stay blessed Hun .


    • September 21, 2017 / 9:58 am

      Thank you so much, boo! I so agree with you that being kind to others has a positive impact. Have a nice day <3

  2. September 16, 2017 / 1:30 pm

    a very cute look and inspiring words 🙂 really love the message you bring out! sometimes it difficult to choose to be happy but as soon as you made it a lifestyle it is as easy as breathing
    thank you. holiday greetings from the hotel st christina

    • September 21, 2017 / 10:01 am

      Thank you, Claudia, for the greetings from hotel st. Christina.

  3. October 31, 2017 / 1:14 pm

    I totally agree with you that happiness is a choice. You look lovely

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