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“The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.”
Lao Tzu

“The distance is nothing; it is only the first step that is difficult.”
Madame Marie du Deffand

Making a positive change in your life does not have to be about making a huge leap.

But I believe that belief is one of those things that hold people back from improving their life and world.

A simpler way that more often results in actual action being taken and new habits being established – in my life at least – is to take smaller steps but many of them.

So today I'd like to share 10 quick habits that can help you to change your life in just 2 minutes or so a day.

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How to Cheer Someone Up: 47 Powerful Tips

How to Cheer Someone Up

One of the best ways to make your own life happier is to cheer someone else up and to make their life happier.

Why?

You simply see it. As the face of a family member, friend or co-worker lights up with joy you feel happier too.

You did something good. You will feel happier because you know deep down that you did a good thing and the right thing. And so your self-esteem will rise too.

You tend to get what you give in life. In the long run – over weeks, months and years – you usually will be treated by others as you treat them. Plus – and this is something I didn’t understand for quite some time – you also tend to treat and think about yourself as you think about and treat other people.

So, how can you cheer someone that is going through a tough time up and make their life happier today?

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95 Feeling Lost Quotes to Help You Find Your Way in Life

Feeling Lost Quotes to Help You Find Your Way in Life - man sitting on a couch

Today I’d like to share the most helpful and uplifting quotes on feeling lost.

Timeless thoughts that will help you to stay strong through tough times and to find your way back to yourself and to your path and journey in life.

But before we get to that here’s two things that have helped me to remember when I’ve felt lost:

You are not alone in this.

If you feel lost then that doesn't mean you're alone in that. We all feel that way sometimes. It’s just a natural part of life and the human experience.

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The Power of Thankfulness: 5 Essential Tips

The Power of Thankfulness: 5 Essential Tips

“I would maintain that thanks are the highest form of thought; and that gratitude is happiness doubled by wonder.”
G.K. Chesterton

“Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things.”
Robert Brault

“Cultivate the habit of being grateful for every good thing that comes to you, and to give thanks continuously. And because all things have contributed to your advancement, you should include all things in your gratitude.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson

This week many of my readers will celebrate Thanksgiving.

So I thought it would be a good time to share a handful of my favorite tips for making thankfulness a daily part of life.

Because being thankful for what you have is one of the simplest and easiest ways to lift your mood. To give your motivation a jolt. And to live a happier life.

No matter who you are or where you live in the world.

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