Happy Tweets Monday!

It IS a Happy Monday! That is why everything has an exclamation point following it!

Mondays really aren’t all that bad. Honestly, they are one of my favorite days of the week. A fresh start to the next seven days. Everything laid out in front of me, anything could happen. Sure, they may be busy, but my productivity is at an all-time high, as is my drive to be productive in other areas of my life (besides work). After a weekend of rest (usually), I am ready to edit those photos, complete my workout, eat clean, and be an overall awesome person.

And did I mention it’s the best because it’s time for me to post Happy Tweets from the past week? Read ’em and weep! Actually, read them and get EXCITED!

The only thing standing between you and your goal is the story you keep telling yourself as to why you can’t achieve it
Be in love with your life, every minute of it. -Jack Kerouac.
“Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions.” –Dalai Lama
Be stronger than your excuses.
Nothing feels better than feeling your best.
A creative man is motivated by the desire to achieve, not by the desire to beat others. Ayn Rand
FitbieFitbie ‏@Fitbie
RT @MensHealthMag A river cuts through a rock not because of its power, but its persistence.
Let’s GOOOOOOOO, Happy People!
❤ The Roamin Twin
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One Whole

As some of you know, I recently got engaged.

For the sake of this post, let’s name him Timmykins (if you ever interact with him, he would just LOVE for you to use this nickname. I promise).

Timmykins is wonderful. He is hard-working, talented, silly, and his hugs are the best. He is one of my biggest motivators, and he is very protective of me, while also being one of my biggest challenges (next to my sister, but that is another post 🙂 — a fabulous post, mind you! I love my sister!).

Was it love at first sight? No. We have known each other for 9 years.

Is he my ‘other half’? No. Arguably, that would be my sister (my identical twin sister).

Does he complete me? Nah.

And this is what I am trying to get to: I was a whole person before he came around and showed any interest in me. I wasn’t desperately seeking someone who would stop my heart ache and fill the void in my life.

You see, to say that – or even think that – would be my telling you that I couldn’t live a full life without someone else. But that is not true.

Actually, I was doing pretty damn well by myself. I went to school where I wanted to go, studied abroad, attended film festivals and was internationally acclaimed for a short film that my sister and I made. I was moving in a zig-zagged line towards all of my goals and dreams in life.

And, guess what? I still am.

Sometimes Timmykins is a distraction. Sometimes we would rather watch a movie or go ice skating than research production techniques or work on a certificate class. But he doesn’t distract me from my end goals. He is a happy distraction that also motivates me, and he adds a little color to my life.

I am elated that he has decided to keep me around, as well as share the rest of his life with me. But, could we live our lives separately? Physically, yes.

It’s just not ideal.

Do YOU feel whole on your own? What makes you feel whole, gives you purpose?

Please share, and have a Happy Day, Happy People!

❤ The Roamin Twin

Happy Tweets Wk. 4/5

No, this week will not last 4/5 of it’s normal 5 day work week (though, don’t we ALL wish that was the case?). In the wake of a family death last week, I neglected to bring you Week 4 of Happy Tweets, so hopefully this week will make up for that.

If not, then I credit this idea to my sister. Happy Monday, Happy People!

Liz Dennery SandersLiz Dennery Sanders ‏@SheBrandLiz17 Apr
The brave person and the coward both feel fear. The brave person acts anyway. – @LisaBloom via SheBrand

Stage32.com - RBStage32.com – RB ‏@Stage32online5 May
You have to expect things of yourself before you can do them. ~ Michael Jordan
 
Jeanette JenkinsJeanette Jenkins ‏@JeanetteJenkins25 Mar
Bad Attitude = Missed Opportunities
 
Stage32.com - RBStage32.com – RB ‏@Stage32online7 Mar
An ounce of performance is worth pounds of promises. – Mae West
 
Great Minds QuotesGreat Minds Quotes ‏@GreatestQuotes5 Mar
“How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.” – Anne Frank
 
Lori FieldsLori Fields ‏@RealBeautyIs16 Feb
Living as your most powerful, confident, beautiful self requires the CORE BELIEF that you are worthy of being this [person].
 
Like I always say, if you think you’re a victim, you’ll ensure you’ll always be one… http://fb.me/12hbcWpNm 
 
Lori FieldsLori Fields ‏@RealBeautyIs30 Jan
In order to grow we must extract the wisdom from our wounds.
 
Dave Ramsey LIVEDave Ramsey LIVE ‏@DaveRamseyLIVE20 Nov
Becky: Buying Twinkies on eBay is not considered; “Putting your emergency fund to good use”
 
Great Minds QuotesGreat Minds Quotes ‏@GreatestQuotes11 Jan
“Talk happiness. The world is sad enough without your woe.” – Orison Swett Marden
 
 
#Happiness
 
❤ The Roamin Twin
PS-If I have started to repeat tweets, it’s not because I forgot that I shared them previously, it is because they are worth repeating, dammit! 🙂

Dove Real Beauty Series: You Are More Beautiful Than You Think

Video

This experiment shows a forensics sketch artist sketching women as they describe themselves – without ever seeing them. Then, he asks others to describe these women. The results are ASTOUNDING.

How do you see yourself? Does this reflect your attitude? Are you happy with your appearance?

You should be. Get happy.

❤ The Roamin Twin