Feeling Low And Depressed? Count Your Blessings
Life is all about highs and lows, ups and downs, victories and failures. Everyone in the world pines for something more than what they already have. Everyone works hard to get something more for themselves. This pursuit of happiness brings nothing but fatigue, irritability, competition and despair. What we forget to realize is that change is constant. The only way to live life in a wholesome manner is to count your blessings, see how you are better off than someone else and be satisfied with whatever you have. Mentioned below is a list of blessings that have been conferred upon you for which you need to be thankful to God.
1. You have a PC or a laptop to read this article
If you are reading this article, it means you either have a personal computer or a laptop. There are lot many people in the world who don’t even know about computers. Forget computers, they don’t even have electricity supply for running a fan.
2. You can read and understand what is written here
There are many unfortunate men and women in the world who are illiterate. They don’t even know what is written here and what it means.
3. You can listen to your favorite songs
Have you ever imagined your life without music? It would be dark and soundless. Hard to imagine? Then think of the plight of the deaf people in the world.
4. You have your set of favorite colors
You certainly love some colors and you hate some, right? But, did you know that there are people in the world who don’t know what we mean by ‘colors’? They spend all of their life amid one color, black.
5. You have enough money to spend on junk food
Every break that you get from office or during lunches, you may be spending that time at the nearest eatery to have some delicious sandwiches or hams or junk food. Have you heard of the third world countries where children die because of malnutrition?
6. You have enough bucks to go shopping
You get to choose your clothes, your shoes and accessories. In fact, you hunt for long to get your favorite dress or a designer accessory. On the other end, there are people who don’t have enough clothes to wear, have to tread barefoot all the time and don’t know the meaning of accessories. There are some others who want to buy stuff they need; they never have enough money to shop or have a choice.
7. You are physically fit to travel across states
You may have celebrated your 25th birthday with your friends at a distant beach or you might have gone for a vacation. How thrilled you were then! That’s because you are physically fit to travel. There are many others who’d love to see the north pole but they aren’t fit enough to endure the fatigue and the illness that might come along.