Motivational Monday

Happy and welcome to Monday, again. I hope y’all had a great weekend and you were able to enjoy every moment of it. I will be one of the first to admit, the weekend was not long enough and I am not completely ready for another week to begin, but it is happening whether we are ready or not. Logically I know that we should be thankful for each day, but Monday comes way too fast and the weekends fly by leaving most of us to wish we had just one more weekend day. I am sure no one will be surprised that I did not really do anything over the weekend, but unfortunately, I did have a really bad headache. It is a little ironic because I was working on a post about the different types of headaches and was not able to finish it because of a headache. The irony is a little funny, but more frustrating.

So, as we embark on another week some of us might not be ready for, I think a little motivation might be necessary. Each Monday provides us with an opportunity to try again on the goals we wish to accomplish. I think it is known and obvious that our goals are not going to be accomplished without us trying and never giving up, which takes both determination and discipline. The reason I choose this quote to share with y’all is that it resonated with me and the things I have gone through recently. Work has been a little chaotic and a little frustrating because there being so much change and no many answers. Also, I want to be able to accomplish one of the dreams I have had since I was younger and that is to someday write a book or at least have something I have written published. I feel like I owe this to myself and my late Grandfather who was not only a pro golfer but he was also a writer for his local paper.

Yesterday was Father’s day, which I did send my father, stepfather, and late Grandfather a message. Of course, my Grandfather is in heaven, but I put a post on his Facebook page for father’s day. If I am being completely honest, ever since my Grandfather passed away father’s day has been a little difficult and sad for me. My Grandfather was my hero, idol, and someone that I could always count on. He was someone that displayed kindness, love, equality, respect, and everything else that is wonderful every day of his life. I do not believe I will ever get over the loss of him but know that I will see him again someday.

Thank you for taking the time to visit my site today. I hope you enjoyed what I have wrote and the quote I shared with y’all. I would love the chance to read what you thought and I will respond to all comments as quickly as I can. I hope you have a great day and that your week gets better with each day until we make it to the weekend again. Please never forget that I am always sending y’all LOTS of love, comfort, support, and MANY positive vibes!

Always, Alyssa

Motivational Monday

Happy Monday y’all! I hope you had an amazing and safe weekend, and you are ready to begin the new week with a positive mindset! Of course, I did not do much over the weekend, but that is just the normal weekend for me and I do not mind it at all. After the crummy week, I had last week, doing nothing over the weekend was best. I think sometimes we just need time to reset and clear our minds from anything negative, which is exactly what I needed more than anything.

Now that we are at the beginning of a new week, I think we could all benefit from a little motivation to kick start the week off right. I hope the quote I am sharing with y’all today will provide you with enough positive and motivating energy to help this week be a good one for you. I would love the chance to know if this quote helped your week begin the right way but also hope that each day will make the week better until it is finally Friday again. I will be the first to say that it is not always easy to be happy, especially when things happen in our lives that are anything but happy. However, I do think if we have enough hope for better things in life to happen in time, a positive attitude can help remarkable things come to light! I do not think anyone has ever said life was going to be easy, but all we can do is continue to try! Never giving up takes strength, but we are all full of the necessary strength and determination!

No matter how this week starts for you, I hope you have a wonderful week! I know it can be easy to get discouraged when numerous things go wrong, but just try to keep moving forward and keep your chin up! I had mentioned to the Shipt delivery lady last week how awful my week had been. Unfortunately, on her way to the house she was hit head on by another driver and still managed to get the groceries I ordered to my house. I told her I would be happy to come pick her up, but she made arrangements with a friend of her to borrower her car because she wanted to get what was ordered to me. Thankfully, she was not injured at all, but maybe a little shaken up. Turns out, even though I thought my week had been terrible, her day was so much worse. She is an unusually remarkable person and dedicated to her customers.

Thank you for visiting my site today. I hope you enjoyed everything I wrote and l look forward to reading your comments, which I promise to respond to as quickly as I can. I hope you never forget that I am always sending y’all LOTS of love, comfort, support, and MANY positive vibes!

Always, Alyssa

Admiration

Admiration is a strong and powerful word, but what does it mean? Admiration is an emotion that is felt when we witness an individual that is competent, talented, and or exceeds the typical standard. We may feel deep respect or show warm approval for that person. Admiring someone could cause us to envy or be jealous of what another can do, which may motivate us to try hard and assist with self-improvement.

What are a few qualities you admire in an individual and why? There are numerous qualities that I admire in an individual that help me to continuously try to be a stronger and better person. One quality I find admirable is determination. All too often it can be easy to get discouraged when it seems like something is impossible and we want to give up. When someone is filled with determination, they never give up and use those feelings to make what was thought to be impossible, possible. There have been times in my life when I felt discouraged because life threw too much my way all at once. However, even though I felt this negative way, I always try to keep pushing forward to accomplish what I desire most.

I find people that are resilient extremely admirable. I would say that determination and resilience go hand and hand to help us succeed in life! Those that are resilient can recover quickly from the challenges of life. There is no denying the fact that life can be difficult, and it takes a lot to make it through. However, I am sure we have all survived many challenges in our lives and we keep going!

I believe an important quality to have is integrity. A person with integrity is honest and has strong morals. We might not always agree with our friends and family, but we must all remain honest. It seems like many in the world have forgotten what their morals are or even what that means. Morals are an individual’s standards of behavior or beliefs that concern what is and is not acceptable for them to do. For instance, I am a strong believer in treating everyone with respect and have never judged a person on anything but their actions.

Another quality that I find admiration is when someone is empathetic towards others. We never know what another person is going through in life, and I think it is crucial to try to understand, even though it might not be something we have gone through personally. The person that is going through a difficult situation may just need someone to listen and not judge.

A quality that I wish more people had is the ability to believe in the importance of equality. It does not matter what the color of a person’s skin is, where they are from, what their religious beliefs are, who they love, or anything else because we are all human and deserve to be treated with respect. I do not think what is going on with racial discrimination is fair. Too many people feel like they need to hide who they love because the other person is of the same sex. I believe that if people are loving and not hating, I do not see why it matters at all. During Pride month there was a very disturbing situation that occurred on a lake. One boat had a Pride flag flying not causing any troubles, while another boat began harassing them. The boat that was harassing them ended up catching on fire, which I think what karma all is about. The crazy thing is the boat that was being harassed saved their harassers by helping them get to safety. I was impressed that the boat with the Pride flag flying and being harassed saved the ignorant people because I do not think I would have.

Is there a certain person that you have a lot of admiration for? If so, who is this person and why do you admire them? Even though a certain person I have a lot of admiration for is no longer with us, I still have deep admiration for my late Grandfather. All the qualities I listed admiring, he had and then some. My Grandfather had a heart of gold and he will be forever missed by everyone that was honored to have known and loved him.

I am simply curious what would you have done if you saw the boat with the Pride flag flying and another boat harassing them, but then end up catching on fire. Would you have helped the boat with the ignorant people harassing the other boat? If you would have helped them, why would you have helped? If you would not help them, what would your reasons be?

Thank you for visiting my site today. I hope you enjoyed this post, and I am looking forward to reading your comments, which I will respond to as soon as I can. I hope you are enjoying your weekend safely and you can relax for the last few hours of our weekend! Please never forget that I am always sending y’all LOTS of love, comfort, support, and MANY positive vibes!

Always, Alyssa

Motivational Monday

Happy Monday y’all! I hope you had a nice and safe weekend! You might be enjoying a long weekend because of Memorial Day and now that the numbers of COVID are decreasing it is nice to be out among others, but I do hope you are still remaining safe. The numbers might be decreasing, but for some reason I am still a little skeptical and feel the need to continue wearing a mask when I leave the house. Not everyone has been vaccinated because of reasons I will never understand, but these are the people that are a hazard or at least they are in my opinion.

I have been trying to do a motivational quote every Monday and today is no different. The quote I am sharing today holds a lot of meaning, especially on Memorial Day. Our servicemen and women are willing to give their lives to keep others safe and that is truly honorable. My late grandfather and my husband’s late grandfather were both members of the military and they were both great men which had undeniable respect! I have spared before how much I idolize my late grandfather and miss him to this day! I do hope you will enjoy the quote I am sharing and look forward to reading your comments!

I hope your week starts well and you are ready for the week ahead of us. It is a short week, which always seems much longer, or at least they do to me. No matter what the week ahead holds for us, I know that we can all handle any and everything that might be. As I already stated, the COVID numbers are decreasing, but please continue to stay safe or at least do your best. Please never forget that I am always sending y’all LOTS of love, comfort, support, and MANY positive vibes!

Always, Alyssa

Pick Me Up Thursday

Happy Friday Eve y’all! How has your week been? I am pretty excited because I have a long weekend and even get to leave work early tomorrow! Of course, I do not have any fun and exciting plans, but I do not have to wake up early for three days and that alone is exciting! Do you have any plans for the upcoming weekend? The “fun” things I hope to do over the three-day weekend are to clean the entire house, write some posts I have been planning, read more in a book from my favorite author, and catch up on some sleep.

I do not know if it is just me, but the weeks are getting SO much longer. Life so full of stress, chaos, high demands, and so much more that we all need a small little pick me up just to lift our spirits up, even if it is just a little. I hope the quote I am sharing with y’all today will provide you with just enough inspiration, encouragement, and motivation to help make it through one more day of this week! What did you think of the quote I have shared? I would love the chance to read your comments and I will respond to comments as quickly as I can!

Thank you for reading today. I hope you have a great and safe day. I know I have not been as active with my blog as I normally am, but things have been insane lately. Between the two new kittens, our older cat getting sick and having to take him to the ER Vet, and then to his normal doctor, because the ER vet messed up SO BAD, and then there is work and the hot weather we have had lately, I am completely worn out. I am hoping to get things going regularly soon! Please never forget that I am always sending y’all LOTS of love, comfort, support, and MANY positive vibes!

Always, Alyssa

Motivational Monday

Hello & happy Monday y’all! How was your weekend? Were you able to do anything fun and exciting over the weekend? I know how this is going to sound, but it is the truth, I cannot remember the last time I was able to leave and do something fun and exciting without worrying about COVID. It is insane how fast the “new” normal seems perfectly normal, but I guess it is what it is and life must go on!

The funny about Monday is, they are going to come whether we are ready for it. Monday morning is relentless and I guess the only thing we can do is hold on tight and enjoy the ride! It is never easy to be motivated on a Morning, but I hope the quote I am sharing with y’all will not only motivated, but inspired and determined to conquer the day and you week gets better with each day that passes by.

Thank you for visiting my site today! I hope you liked the quote that I shared and I hope you have a great day! Please never forget that I am always sending y’all LOTS of love, comfort, support, and MANY positive vibes!

Always, Alyssa

Motivational Monday

Happy Monday y’all! I hope you had a nice and safe weekend, and you are ready for this new week to start. Unfortunately, whether we are ready or not this week is starting and we have to make the most of it. Truthfully, I am thankful the weekend is over because it was not an easy weekend. Our poor little boy, Sundance, was not feeling well again and I ended up taking him to the emergency vet. The doctor at the emergency vet said his breathing and other vitals were all good, but he does seem to have an irritated stomach. We were sent home with medication and I hope he will start feeling better soon, but I am going to be calling his normal doctor this morning.

Now that we are beginning this week, we need to try doing so with a positive and motivated mindset. My hope is the quote I am sharing with y’all today will provide this to you and help your week begin the best way you possibly can! I would love the chance to read your comments about this quote and I will respond as quickly as I possibly can! I like this quote for many reasons, but one reason is we should all understand the only thing we can change is the ways we react and deal with situations, and we cannot change how others do the same. Once we change things inside us, everything around us will change in a positive way!

Thank you for visiting my site today. I hope you enjoyed this quote and it offered you the motivation needed to begin this new week. I hope you have a great day and your week only improves with each day that goes on. I also wanted to say that I will be working on a post this week for a Blogger Recognition Award given by Caz at https://mentalhealth360.uk/. I do promise to do this during this week, Caz, and thank you again for this, you are a pretty amazing person and I am thankful to call you a friend! Please never forget that I am always sending y’all LOTS of love, comfort, support, and MANY positive vibes!

Always, Alyssa

Motivational Monday

Happy Monday y’all! I hope y’all had a great and safe weekend! How ready are you for this new week to begin? It definitely seems the weekends are feeling a lot shorter and the weeks are getting longer. I guess as we age this is just normal, but not always pleasant. Would it not be amazing if our weekends could be longer and the workweek just be a lot shorter?

As we start this new week and say goodbye to the weekend, I think we could all use a little motivation to help us start on the right foot. I do hope you will find the quote I am sharing with y’all today motivating and encouraging. I am not a fan of fighting and would be the first to walk away before anything escalated, but many tat make a living in this manner. The person that said the quote I am sharing with y’all today is not just a fighter but has a journey she shared. There are some things about Rose’s past that really hits home to me and I can relate to. I would love to read what you think about this quote and promise to respond as quickly as I can!

I know I have not been doing my typical posts lately, but it was in part due to my not-so-fun dental issues. Y’all already know that I do have a major fear of the dentist and even though I can admit to it being irrational, it is a very real fear to me. I have another appointment this week with my new dentist and I had a good first experience with her when I met her. I know I have a lot of work that needs to be done, but I am going to take this in stride and try to not overly stress myself out. We will see how things go though, but I will keep y’all updated!

Thank you for visiting my site today. I hope you enjoyed the quote I shared and if you have any interest in Rose’s life, I do encourage you to Google her. She has been through so much in life but has grown, overcome her struggles, and became a true inspiration to many. I hope you have a wonderful day and your week continues to improve with each day. Please never forget that I am always sending y’all LOTS of love, comfort, support, and MANY positive vibes!

Always, Alyssa

Motivational Monday

Happy Monday y’all! I hope you had a nice and safe weekend. Are you ready for this new week to begin? I guess there is no turning back and we do not have a choice about the new week and just need to embrace it the best we can. Considering my weekend was full of stress because our poor baby boy cat was not feeling well and had to go to the doctor on Saturday morning. Then last week many people lost their jobs with the company I work for, this week has to be a little better or at least that is what I am hoping for. It is sad there were so many people laid off, but I hope this does not sound selfish, I am thankful to still have a job. I honestly could use another weekend to recuperate from the weekend I had, but bring on Monday!

This afternoon I have to go to the one place I dread more than just about anything, the dentist. The endodontist that will be doing my root canals on Thursday wanted me to see a dentist to help develop a comprehensive plan for what needs to be taken care of in my very screwed up mouth. It is awful that I do take care of my teeth and keep them clean, but because of the vast amounts of steroids I have been forced to take when I had relapses from the MS, my mouth is a mess and has many issues to address. I still hate the dentist, but I am sure I am only going to hate them more after this week.

Now that we are starting a new week and a new month, we need to try to stay motivated and optimistic. I cannot even believe it is already May because the first few months in 2021 have gone by super fast. Before you know it we will be saying “Merry Christmas”. Anyways, it is my hope the quote I am sharing with y’all today will provide you with the motivation needed to begin this week and I hope your week gets even better with each day! I would love to read what you thought about this quote and everything I have written today, and I promise to respond as quickly as I can.

Thank you for reading this post and visiting my site. I always appreciate your support and the time you take to read. I hope you have a great day and you continue to stay safe. Please never forget that I am always sending y’all LOTS of love, comfort, support, and MANY positive vibes!

Always, Alyssa

Motivational Monday

Happy Monday y’all. I hope you are doing well and your weekend was wonderful. I have not done any posts in about two weeks and I am so sorry for that. I mentioned to y’all a few weeks ago that I was dealing with tooth pain and it was just miserable. The dentist put me on an antibiotic which ended up making me feel pretty terrible, but I am doing a little better and just have to wait for the not- so-exciting root canal to be done. I am hoping to get back to normal with blogging this week because April is Stress Awareness Month and I do have some good information regarding stress. Considering I want to get back to my with blogging,

I want to share a motivational quote with y’all to get our week started on the right track. Many days during our lifetime we are forced to deal with struggles and we may forget that each struggle provides us with a learning opportunity. It is not always easy to recognize it, but ALL of the struggles and trials we endure in life offers us the strength and resilience we need for the days to come.

Thank you for visiting my site today. I hope you have a great day and your week gets better with each day that passes. I will be doing a few posts regarding stress and I also have some fun news to share with y’all. Please never forget that I am always sending y’all LOTS of love, comfort, support, and MANY positive vibes!

Always, Alyssa