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Day 21 : The November Happiness Challenge

November 21, 2017

I can’t believe it’s day 21 already. Didn’t we start this challenge like yesterday? Wow.

How are you all doing? I hope we are achieving our aim of being happy all through this month and beyond? We should all remember that the aim of this is to make us inculcate habits that will make us smile and attain genuine happiness, not just in November but everyday. This might not be easy as life has its way of throwing many things at us but with faith and determination, we will understand that happiness is indeed a state of mind.

Sometime ago, I was in a very bad state of mind and I used to get into mood swings a lot. People who know me understand how emotional I can get especially when things aren’t going the way I want.  I was just really grumpy but I still managed to create a facade of being okay.  Then, I had someone reach out to me via Twitter. She said she was going through something and seeing my tweets, blog posts or even just seeing my face pop up on her timeline gives her great joy because she enjoys how full of life I am.

You know, it was a good moment for me, knowing that people out there actually see me as a source of inspiration even when I’m in my low moods. This was not the first time I would get messages like this and they all just form together to pass one deep message to me : “I have to keep inspiring people”. This is the same way I feel when the challenge goes up late and I get numerous messages from people via different platforms asking me what’s happening and how they have been looking forward to the post for the day. This is really huge to me and I’ll never take it for granted.

Today, we are going to inspire/encourage someone in one way or the other. We are going to reach out to someone and tell them to hang in there, that they should not give up because the light is just there at the end of the Tunnel and it gets dark before morning . Just reach out to someone and give them some words to lighten up their day. Make them feel better than they feel at the moment and let them know that everything will be fine. You never can tell, You might just be saving a life.

I’ll be back. BOS

 

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11 Comments

  • Reply Abdulhammed November 21, 2017 at 10:04 am

    Yea that’s through, you inspire people even with your smile, am inclusive. I pray we all find true happiness every moment of our lifes. Challenge in progress. Have a great day

  • Reply Abdulhammed November 21, 2017 at 12:26 pm

    Tear almost came out of my eye carrying out today’s challenge sha.

  • Reply Zeenat November 21, 2017 at 5:37 pm

    Hey everyone, Tolani whenever I see ur pictures on d TL with ur contagious smile it sure lights up my day when am feeling down, thank you for being a breath of fresh air
    I reached out to an old friend today and it felt really good

  • Reply Vivian November 21, 2017 at 5:41 pm

    You sure ligthen me up too keep the good work….i think i need that encouragement too cos things seem not ok right now for me…

  • Reply Ameerat November 21, 2017 at 6:27 pm

    Keep up with the good work sis. The world is a better place ‘cos of your smiles.

  • Reply F November 21, 2017 at 8:17 pm

    In this case, I need to reached out to. I can’t pour from an empty cup, uno? 😊

  • Reply Aramide November 21, 2017 at 8:25 pm

    So much energy you exude Sis. Positive energy.

  • Reply Monsurat November 22, 2017 at 9:10 am

    Man, I really tried doing this challenge but I couldn’t. It’s so damn hard when you are the one needing to be reached out to. Sigh. I pray Allah ease all of our affairs. Ameen.

  • Reply Shay November 23, 2017 at 2:48 pm

    No one to reach out to 😌

  • Reply Rahmart November 24, 2017 at 12:47 pm

    I need this so I told myself Don’t give up

  • Reply Toyeen November 25, 2017 at 4:58 pm

    Thank you for this challenge, even when I thought I’d participate from the start but life happened.

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