I feel like its been awhile since I posted a quote. This one, for sure, hits home for me. So, to be honest, I’ve been semi-depressed lately. I don’t know what it is. I sound crazy just saying that out loud because frankly, I couldn’t even explain to you why it is that I’ve been feeling so down lately. I would like to blame it on the hormones because the only other time I felt sad for an “unexplainable” reason was when I was 8-9 months pregnant. It HAS to be the hormones. Anyway, I realize that I am extremely blessed and there’s so many other worst situations out there, but I JUST cannot help feel this way. I’m not going to lie, I felt super lonely last week probably because the week before was the husband’s finals week and he didn’t have to go to class..so super spoiled. Then, a new semester started and I’m back to having a lot of time to blog. Lol. I have to say, I love it that Eddie’s going to school and working full time..doing all these things for our family in order for me to stay home. But, sometimes, in my humanness, I do think to myself, “Damn, this motherhood stuff is rough, I want to go back to work!” (Like that’s ANY easier! pssh!) Then, I remember that Eddie and I discussed our desire to have me stay home to raise our daughter and I checked myself. Sorry to come out with this, but I couldn’t hold it in any longer. I actually called my sister last week and had a mental breakdown, that, now when I look back it is..makes me laugh! Sorry sis!
Anyway, back to the quote..happiness is something we are..not in our circumstances. I know, I know..certain circumstances can and do make people happy. Like, for example, last week when my husband and I had the ability to go on a date night to LA County Fair..that was a circumstance that made me happy. BUT, think about it…circumstances don’t make us…we choose how are feelings/emotions are going to make us feel. It IS in ourselves, our OWN decisions to be happy, not elsewhere or caused by some outside source. Yes, they may have a positive effect, but ultimately we choose how it will make us feel. I CHOOSE happiness! 🙂