I often get asked how I stay positive all the time. The truth is: I don’t. While I do make a conscious effort to look on the bright side and see the good in the world, sometimes it just doesn’t work and I feel blue.
Just like everyone else, occasionally I fall into funks. (Funk: (noun) the super-technical term for a period of time you’re feeling down, sad, insecure, or pessimistic about some or every aspect of your life.)
Some of my funks last a day or two, and some can last for months on end. Often it’s related to what’s going on in my life at the moment, but other times, emotions just… happen. (more…)