Tuesday, 24 January 2017

Guest Post - Being Thankful #10

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What am I grateful for? It shouldn’t be such a hard question to answer, but looking into myself is always a bit hard, it’s a mess in there!

I’m grateful for food – I just love it. I’d eat all day, I’d become a whale but who cares? It’s so delicious – for my friends and my family, who always support me but most importantly they love me for who I am and they don’t want to change me, I’m perfect as I am – a weird, a bit of a control freak, sensitive, loving girl in her 20s with a black and gold soul.



Something that I’m grateful for that might surprise you is all the bad things that happened to me; people usually only want to forget and move on but I found a way to give it a new purpose, I turned it into a reminder.

There so much pain, violence and hatred in this world so looking at it I’m actually very lucky for my life, but I did get hurt and I did suffer.

A resolution for this new year is to look at the brighter side of things. I usually find the good in people but ironically I’m extremely pessimist when thinking about my life and myself.

This is going to change, starting from this post, where I won’t tell you about my sorrows – it’s supposed to be a cheerful article after all – and how they’ve made me the person I am today.

We all have our bad moments – life, right? – but how do they affect us?

Throughout the years I’ve become stronger, mostly thanks to those dark periods.
They’ve thought me not to care about what other people think, to be proud of myself and to accept all my flaws.

I’m grateful for those persons who told me that I wasn’t worth enough, that I wasn’t pretty or smart or funny.

I am pretty, smart and funny, I don’t give a damn of what you think.

I’m grateful for the person I am today because I learned to follow my dreams and passions, to work hard for what I want and not to stop if I meet a bump on my way.

Thank you to those bullies because now I know I’m survivor. I didn’t beat any serious illness or I didn’t go to war but I did beat prejudices and malice.

I may not be perfect, but you know.. Perfection is so boring! I like to push myself beyond my limits, prove people they’re wrong and dream a lot.

So no matter what people tell you, be thankful for them because it’s because of them that you’ll get stronger and better.

And who cares about what other people think in the first place? You are beautiful, smart and funny.

Turn bad things into reminders of what’s beautiful about you and the world that surrounds you.

I’m grateful for my blog because it pushes me to be more creative and it inspires me to new, original and unique ways to bring you good content.

I’m also grateful for whoever reads my blog, which you can visit at www.samanthacarraro.wordpress.com – see haw I casually put it there?

Thank you so much to Sarah for giving me the opportunity to spread a little love and I hope I’ve inspired some of you to love yourself and not to care about those people who can only judge.

With much love,
Samantha



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