First I will give you tools to get clear on all the benefits of living happily in the present moment.
Plus, you’ll also find some tips to create a do-able plan to move forward into a happier future – and feel confident that you’re capable of creating the life you want for yourself.
Each day try to write down 5 new things you’re newly grateful about having in your life.
Force yourself to always try to brainstorm up 5 new and very different things.
Eventually you will create a long list of invisible blessings.
Make a list of what you know you can control. Put the majority of your attention on the controllable aspects of your life.
Try to focus only 20% on your fears and the uncontrollable stuff (so you’re honest with yourself about the pain in your life). Then focus the majority of this remaining 80% of your time on what you can control.
Spend some time brainstorming up solutions to problems and do-able action steps.
This article will help you to let go of obsessive thinking about the past and future.
This article will help you to become more mentally strong.
For example, “do 15 minutes of X” – or “write 5 pages of Y” etc..
Studies show people are more likely to do a scary new habit if it’s made ridiculously simple, temptingly easy and painlessly quick to do.
Oh -and – don’t wait until you reach your goal to feel good about yourself. Be proud of every step you take.
Stop feeling like life and love have passed you by!
I started my family late in life! You can read about it here.
Plus I helped my mom meet a new amazing partner after my father passed away. She was in her 70’s at the time!
Here’s an article on 28 benefits to finding a partner later in life.
Here’s an article about someone who became a multi-millionaire in their 60’s!
Regularly sit and breathe for 5 to 10 minutes in the morning.
Need help learning how to meditate? Check out my book Instant Calm – which offers simple and fun sensory meditations.
Learn how to master your thoughts – so you can master living mindfully in the present.
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Hi I’m Karen Salmansohn, founder of NotSalmon. My mission is to offer you easy-to-understand insights and tools to empower you to bloom into your happiest, highest potential self. I use playful analogies, feisty humor, and stylish graphics to distill big ideas – going as far back as ancient wisdom from Aristotle, Buddhism and Darwin to the latest research studies from Cognitive Therapy, Neuro Linquistic Programming, Neuroscience, Positive Psychology, Quantum Physics, Nutritional Studies – and then some.
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