Think of something that makes you happy.
I know, right? This hardly seems groundbreaking, but if you are in a dark place I probably just rocked your world.
Just think about one of the happiest, most wonderful things that has ever happened to you and say buh-bye to those bell-bottom blues. Lately this has been my go-to for when the going gets tough:
Papa was a rollin' stone.
Five years ago today, my dad and I saw the Rolling Stones play at the Detroit stop of their A Bigger Bang Tour. Joey Harrington was a few rows away, but this daddy's girl still preferred Cliff Mathis's company. After all, I inherited my dad's musical tastes . . . and dance moves (If "Tumblin' Dice" taught me anything, the man can cut a rug). I need music and people to keep me happy, so that night was not only the best birthday gift ever, but it is also probably the best thing that ever happened to me (after being born, of course).
I am beaming right now. Are you? Maybe you can’t always get what you want, but if you try sometimes . . . well, you know.
Photo by Susan Mathis