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Take a minute just to think about your thoughts!

Hello!

It’s been a while. Life has a funny way of taking over sometimes and before you know it the time just goes by.

One may say what is 230? Today is day 230 out of 365.

It’s hard to believe sometimes how fast this year is going. It truly feels like just yesterday the year started.

Sometimes time moves so fast that we really need to stop ourselves just to reflect.

I’ve been doing that a lot lately. Thinking about what I’ve been, still going, and have yet to go through and even though at times when I felt I wouldn’t make it I kept going.

There is a lesson in everything and everyday.  Sometimes we may not see it right there and then and sometimes we do. We meet new people. Reach new milestones. Experience new things. Make new memories, etc. The key to those things is within us to want to choose those things.

So with only 135 days or chapters left in this book, the question for us all is, what will we make of it? Will we keep making memories? Reach new milestones? Keep striving to become a better person every day? The answers only lie within you!

“I believe that the only courage anybody ever needs is the courage to follow your own dreams.”-Oprah Winfrey

May we all continue to gain the courage needed so that we may follow our own dreams.

XOXO

MIMI WORLD

 

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21

Time. Is how you use it important?

Hello!

I hope all is well with everyone reading. Today where I am, we find ourselves in yet another snow storm. I’m over this weather but anyway, let’s get to the topic on hand. 21! You may ask, what is 21?

21 years ago on this day, at 9:23am my dad was pronounced dead. As I mentioned before in my post titled “LOST” it changed my life. I won’t get into the ways it did but what I wanted to touch on was time.

Time can change things from good to bad, bad to good, pretty to ugly or ugly to pretty. How we choose that time is what matters. Sometimes we may hear, well I didn’t get the chance or time to do or say this or that. In reality for some and for the most part,we did get the time,  the difference I feel is that we didn’t take the time.

For a while, I found myself saying I didn’t get the chance to say some things to my dad. Now that I look back, I had I just didn’t use the time wisely. Some of us have the tendency to procrastinate, perhaps saying, I have later or tomorrow. But do we? I mean I hope we all live a life full of later’s and tomorrow’s. The point is that time can change. It changed for my dad and it changed for me.

So my friends, as you read this, take the time to really look at how you are using your time. Are you using it to make lasting memories or are you using it perhaps being worried about doing or becoming, only to maybe find yourself one day saying, “I wish I had taken the time”. (Again please know that I am by no means telling anyone how or what to do with your time because at the end of the day it is that, your time.)

In time I do hope to get into fashion as well as some other topics but for now I hope you enjoyed. If you liked what you read, Please feel free to leave a comment or hit the follow or like buttons.

Thank you!

XOXO

Mimi World

Day 28

Day 28 into this new book we are all writing

Hello again!

Hope all is well with you all. So we are 28 days into this new book that we have. I hope that for you all it is going well thus far.

I picked day 28 to write because when you add the numbers up it brings you to ONE! ONE is you/me. One is who we are before anything.

Recently a friend of mine wrote about self-love. Sometimes in life we may forget about what’s important first-you. It does not have to be a selfish thing. Self-love is important because without it how can we really love others?

We build relationships with others, among others and it’s easy to just forget about being one. We almost forget who we were when we were one. (Now Please I am by no means saying that this happens to everyone or that we should start being selfish)

Take some time for yourself. Take some time to learn about yourself. Take time for anything that will make you a better-one!

This is short and sweet only because I jut wanted to focus on one thing and one thing only-you/me becoming a better one so that essentially together we will all become one!

So continue in the journey of writing your book and may each day/chapter become a better ONE.

Xoxo

MeMe world

Cold

Can you find the warmth in the cold?

Hello again!

The past few days have been cold and we are only a few weeks into winter.

Some people like the cold and snowy weather but for me personally I can’t stand it. As I get older,  the more and more I just dislike it.

Some days it feels like you can’t put enough on to feel warm. When it snows, however, I will admit it looks pretty as it falls but then comes the aftermath.  Salt gets everywhere. As it starts to melt, it gets slushy and messy For a person who likes to where different shoes, the snow is just not the best thing for it.

Today it is snowing again and although I may feel how I feel about it,  there is something that seems very calming about it to me. It looks pure, clean and almost magical as its falling. Almost like a clean slate until you step in it of course.

While the temperatures have been quite cold, somehow something about it seems warm. Warm because as I think about it I’m alive. I am able to see, feel, hear, walk, something that perhaps some may not be able to do.

It’s amazing that although the temperatures may be cold and it may feel very cold, somehow warmth can be achieved.

The thought that comes to mind is this, if it’s possible to find warmth literally why can’t we find warmth figuratively?

At this time I think about those that may be going through something that may seem cold. Whatever the situation it may feel like it’s freezing, like you will never see the warmth, but just like winter comes and goes, so will the times of coldness come and go as well!

As the new year has started, maybe there have been things that have gone on that you wonder will they change? Maybe it’s a relationship that needs to be mended, perhaps within the family. Maybe it’s a job change that you’ve been fearing. Maybe it’s finally starting something that you’ve dreamed of starting. Maybe it’s your health or financial situations that you’ve been struggling with. We can probably go on and on.

Whatever it is, find the warmth in it because just like the snow will melt and warmer days are soon to come, so will things in life change. At the moment they may feel cold but hopefully in time and with effort, they too will get better and warm.

Thank you

Stay Warm!

Xoxo

Mimi World

 

 

2017

A year coming to an end

Hello again!

Today is the last day of this year! As it winds down I think of the next coming year.

I would say 2017 was a lot for me. Physically and emotionally.

I went through some changes in my personal life. Reconnected with old friends. Some helped me to see things differently. Some helped me to see that if I can’t be loved for who I am now than you shouldn’t love me when in your eyes I’ve become better.

I still have a lot of growing to do but I think that growth is a never-ending process. Personally, I’ve learned a lot about myself and the direction I want to go in. Some may agree some may not but for once I need to think about MeMe!

The one thing I’m excited about is that I started this blog. It has been an outlet for me. Going into 2018, I have some visions on where I want to take it and things I’d like to work on to make it and me grow. We never really know where things may lead us but one thing that I know is I can no longer live by FEAR.

I found this acronym for fear: (I do not take credit for this I found it through google)

F-Forget                      F-Face

E-Everything             E-Everything

A-And                         A-And

R-Run                         R-Rise

I must admit that I have always been the type to run and sometimes it is easier to do just that. However, by me doing just that I’ve gotten the same results. So however hard it may or will be, I have to choose the latter. I have to rise and face it. I may fall lots of times along the way but I must continue to get up. It is true some things are easier said than done but whether small or big steps the point is to keep taking them.

Some have said, well you don’t live by what you say and to them they are entitled to their opinion. What I do know is that I’ve taken some steps that for me were hard to take. I am a work in progress and I think it is safe to say that as a human race we all are!

Anyway, what are some goals you all would like for the next year? Remember, keep growing, keep learning but above all do it with a smile because after all a smile is the best accessory one can wear!

Tomorrow is the beginning of twelve new chapters, 365 new days. We get to write the story!

Thank you to those that keep pushing me and have supported me along the way!

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Let’s start the book with LOVE and don’t forget your smile!