3 Simple Habits for Daily Mindfulness

3 Simple Habits for Daily Mindfulness

“Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment.”
Buddha

“The best way to capture moments is to pay attention. This is how we cultivate mindfulness. Mindfulness means being awake. It means knowing what you are doing.”
Jon Kabat-Zinn

One of the most common habits that make life miserable is to not be where you are.

What do I mean by that?

That your body is right here, right now. But that your thoughts are elsewhere in time and space.

They are in the past, reliving an old, painful memory. Or replaying an argument – that you still want to win – for the hundredth time.

Or your thoughts are in a possible future. Worried and stressed about what may happen at work or in your relationship. Or trying to plan for every possible scenario and through that hoping to fully control the future.

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6 Questions to Help You Simplify and Focus on What Truly Matters This Fall

“Don’t be fooled by the calendar. There are only as many days in the year as you make use of. One man gets only a week’s value out of a year while another man gets a full year’s value out of a week.”
Charles Richards

There are many important things in life.

Your family and friends. A hobby perhaps. Working out and staying healthy. 

The most important relationship in your life. And reading, learning and growing as a person.

But finding the time for what is most important in life is not always easy. It sometimes feels like there aren’t enough hours in the day.

But even if it may not feel like it, there are often ways to improve how you use your attention and your time.

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Fake People Quotes That Will Help You Move On and Build a Happier Life

Sometimes you’ve just had enough.

You need a fresh start.

Away from people who you thought would support you but didn’t. From the people that you needed kindness from but only displayed indifference or criticized you or talked about you behind your back.

In today’s post I’d like to share timeless advice on this painful topic and give you 105 of the best fake people and fake friends quotes.

I truly hope this post will bring you some comfort, new perspectives and motivate you to move on from disappointment and hurt and into a happier and more loving chapter of your life.

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How to Get a Great Start to Your Day: 7 Simple Tips

How to Get a Great Start to Your Day: 7 Simple Tips

“When you arise in the morning, think of what a precious privilege it is to be alive – to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love.”
Marcus Aurelius

“Every morning we are born again. What we do today is what matters most.”
Buddha

It’s still dark as your alarm bell goes off. You pull up the curtains and the world is waiting for you outside of the window.

As you stumble out of bed and into the shower a new day begins.

So how can you make it more likely that it will be a good or even great day?

Well, in my experience, what you do early in the morning often sets the tone for the rest of the day.

So let me share 7 simple tips that have helped me to create both better mornings and days.

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how to turn a bad day around

“To affect the quality of the day, that is the highest of arts.”
Henry David Thoreau

“Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds you plant.”
Robert Louis Stevenson

Some days are great, better than you would have expected when you rolled out of the bed in the morning.

Quite a few days are just good and OK days.

And then we have the other ones. The days that just wind up being bad.

What do you do then? I used to let them drag me down and I often wound up having not just one but a couple of bad days because of whatever happened.

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Unexpected Falling in Love Quotes on Life, Love and Beautiful Surprises

Falling in love often happens when we least expect it.

It’s one of life’s most fun and wonderful surprises.

So in today’s post I’d like to celebrate that by sharing 85 unexpected falling in love quotes.

Uplifting and wise thoughts on happiness, relationships, love and on how your life can one day just turn around and send you into a brand new and exciting chapter of your journey.

I hope you’ll find something inspiring and heartwarming here.

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