Monday, June 4, 2012

On a Positive Note...

Wait, I may not have a positive note today!  Maybe I am honestly "crazy" but why is everyone always so interested in this mystical thing called "happiness."  I mean who would I be and where would I be without any of the negative things in my life?  Yes, I know this sounds foreign to many, but the world is not all bubblegum and roses all the time. And THAT'S OK!  Or isn't it?  Or are we all just trying to "recover" and join this mystical happy, happy, joy, joy place? I do find happiness in a lot of things, I do. And I do aspire to live happily but I don't even try to pretend to believe that one day I will escape all my emotions, all my illnesses and belong to the tribe of the infinitely happy!  It just does not seem realistic to me. Am I wrong? You tell me!

1 comment:

  1. Wow, you are asking some of the deepest questions we can consider!

    I don't think you're wrong. I don't think there are any infinitely happy people. I do believe there are people who would like us to believe they're "happy all the time." Their FB pages are full of good times, perfect families, tons of "close, close" friends, etc.

    That's not my life, and it probably isn't anyone's life, truth be told.

    I think everyone has burdens. Mine happen to be OCD and depression (among other things). They're not going to go completely away, but my goal is to get better. I think how you put it--you find happiness in a lot of things--is what most of us experience.

    I have to say, too, that people with OCD tend to think a lot, so we are aware of more--the good, the bad and the in between--han some other people, I think.

    I don't know if this makes any sense. You got me philosophizing!