The Power of Gratitude: 5 Small Tips for a Lighter and Happier Life Starting Today

“Gratitude is when memory is stored in the heart and not in the mind.”
Lionel Hampton

“Let us be grateful to the people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom.”
Marcel Proust

Maybe the simplest and most effortless habit for living a happier life is to take one or a few minutes every day to focus on what is already here and that you can be grateful for in your life.

It can help you to…

  • Lift your mood and boost motivation very quickly.
  • Find the things in your life that you want to focus even more of your time and energy on.
  • Not just take things for granted and to find joy even during the tougher times.

It is simply a great habit to cultivate that demands little but gives much back.

So this week I'd like to explore 5 small tips that you can use to cultivate more gratitude and happiness in your life.

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68 Mind Your Business Quotes to Help Simplify Your Life

It’s sometimes too easy to get stuck in thinking about what other people may think or say if you do what you deep down want to do.

So you hold back. Get stuck in inaction.

To help you with that I’d like to share the 68 most helpful mind your own business quotes.

To get you unstuck and also to help you handle negative comments or busybodies interfering in your life in a way you don’t want or need.

I hope you’ll find something useful and freeing in this post.

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21 Small Ways to Make Life Simpler

Small Ways to Make Life Simpler

“Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.”
Leonardo da Vinci

“The aspects of things that are most important for us are hidden because of their simplicity and familiarity.”
Ludwig Wittgenstein

I love simplifying my life. It makes me more effective and life less stressful. It makes me calmer and happier.

But where do you start? Or continue if you are already on your way?

In this week's article I’d like to share 21 small habits that help me to live a simpler life.

Pick one of these to get started and keep doing it until it sticks and becomes just another normal part of your life.

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You Are Worthy Quotes to Empower and Give You Self-Confidence

You are worthy of the life you dream about.

This is not always easy to see though (especially, in my experience, when you’ve just had a setback or two).

It’s easy to get down on yourself. To be dragged down by your thoughts or the discouraging words of others.

So in this post I’d like to give you a boost of motivation and a belief in yourself and your goals and dreams by sharing the most powerful you are worthy quotes and sayings from the last 2500 years.

I hope you’ll find something here to help you to keep moving forward and towards what you deep down want out of your life.

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How to Say No: 10 Powerful Tips

How to Say No: 10 Powerful Tips

How do you stop saying yes when you honestly just want to say no?

Well, it’s not easy. I used to have a lot of trouble with it.

And so I’d become frustrated and angry with myself and others who had asked me about a favor or help.

While at the same time working on someone else’s goals instead of my own and wasting too much time and energy on that.

Things simply had to change.

So I set out a handful of years ago to learn how to become better at saying no.

Here’s 10 of the best tips, habits and strategies I learned.

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45 Never Force Anyone to Talk To You Quotes

Never Force Anyone to Talk To You Quotes

You can’t really force someone to do something.

Sure, you may wish that you could sometimes. But trying to do that only tends to drive them away and push you further from what you want.

So in this post I’d like to reinforce that and mention more helpful and healthy alternatives by sharing the best 45 never force anyone to talk to you quotes.

I hope this post will help you see how futile it is to try to force something and what you can do instead. And, perhaps even more importantly, what you can do when someone else is trying to force something – words, actions, thoughts – upon you.

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