I love this post from Starbucker over at Ramblings of a Glass Half Full called, Happiness Through Chaos, or How I Stopped Worrying and Learned to Love the Daily Grind. Here’s a snippet:
when I can quiet the cacophony down and take what I call a “100,000
foot” view (like now while I write this on a plane) do I realize that
the very thing that puts me near this precipice also makes me happy.
I think many of us thrive in environments about which we may also
complain or feel some struggle. I have said to myself that I look
forward to slowing down, but if I am honest, I am wired to always have
too much going on. I generate this situation, and as soon as things
start to get normal, I generate more.
But we do need to be cognizant of how we are coping with our
self-imposed stresses and situations and that’s why I like this post a
lot. We need to see the big picture – what are we doing, and does this
work hold meaning and offer satisfaction? We need to take stock in how
well we utilize our strengths. And we can benefit from building the
skill of not taking ourselves – and all the little details of the day –