You totally should have seen this coming #iworkinPR #100happydaysRECAP
The past 100 days, or 15ish weeks, or couple months, or almost 1/4th of the year – basically a reallllly long time – I went on a Happy Journey to find my Happy Place. 2014 started off super mad rocky for me. I was not in a good place whatsoever and the year seemed like it would be a drag… not sure if it was the move from NY or letting go of people (yes, plural) who I considered my “lifelong forevers” or finding a new rhythm or moving in with my parents or a mixture of it all (not that my parents aren’t great, they’re absolutely the best roommates for my freeloading butt, it’s just an itty bitty adjustment). SO when I ran across the 100 Happy Day challenge I took it on. Plus I wanted to up my Insta-game, so baam, I found myself in a social experiment. I mean seriously how hard could it be?
Well. Really. Really. Freakishly. Hard. To be honest, there were days I just didn’t want to be happy. Which sounds so utterly stupid because I would define myself as an overall playful and happy person – some people might call it child-like and a moment to clarify that not be confused with childish – so having a constant thing picking at me to showcase one happy moment in my life to the world was a freaking pain at times. But looking back, those days I didn’t want to showcase anything, I was the absolute happiest because those were the days I did everything for one person only…myself.
In the end, more than being difficult, it was so very rewarding. I mean Pharrell basically wrote a song for me (HAH!) I was touched by the so many other people who started this because they saw my pictures, whether they completed or not, the fact that they were inspired was good enough! I was encouraged when people would mention they saw my pics and I absolutely fell in love with everyone who supported me through this journey – a big THANK YOUUUU!!!! I found strength within myself to find happiness especially when I didn’t want to be happy. I realized that being happy makes you fall in love with yourself. And at the end of the day, you are who matters most in your life.
100 days will pass and another 100 will start. Make the most of them ALL. In the best way possible… happily ever after.
With much love, your new happy ambassador,