A wise man once said, “your happiness cannot depend on a person, place or thing.” We are responsible for our own happiness. We deserve a life of peace and abundant harmony. This is the only time that exists. Begin to take care of today. We are like a star that shines in the hand while a snowflake melting. We only have this moment of life. What are you waiting for?
Here are 11 tips to help you live a better life.
Are you ready?
1) Breathe deeply.
When was the last time you have heard your breathing. Usually, what we do all day is take short breaths enough to survive. Today, during the day, take several deep breaths and pauses. Not only will you increase your health, but also train your mind to be more aware of the present moment.
Restoring the soul.
2) Be free from your past.
Let go of your past and have a clear picture of where you want to go in your future. Whenever you identify with your past history, you deny yourself the right to grow and evolve. You lose the right to thrive. Your past is not responsible for your future, you are.
3) Let go of the things you do not deserve.
Find the courage to dismiss anything that does not already have a positive purpose in your life. Eliminate anything that does not bring peace and happiness. We all have people and things we do not want to let go. Remember, it is not the end of the world, but the beginning of a new life.
4) Forgive yourself for past mistakes.
A wise teacher once said, “when you know better, you do better.” It is normal to make mistakes in life. It is how we learn and grow. Apologize for past mistakes. Forgiveness is the best gift you can give. It is the highest form of love. It opens the way to peace. You will receive back happiness in abundance.
5) Forgive those who have hurt you.
When you hold a grudge, it is like drinking poison hoping someone else dies. Until you forgive those who have offended you, you remain attached to them. Forgiveness is the only key to your freedom!
6) Let all guards against judgment against you and others.
The judge others limit you to see the beauty that lies behind the appearance. Open your mind and you will be able to tolerate others and yourself. It takes away a load off and opens the way to harmony.
7) Expect the best in life.
Expect the best and get the best. You are what you think! Open your eyes and enjoy the beauty around you. Paulo Coelho says, “when you want something, the universe aligns to help you do it.” Ask and receive!
8) Feed your relationship with yourself first.
Love yourself, accept yourself and work to please yourself before pleasing others. The pilots suggest holding the oxygen mask over your face before assisting others. This is how we share. Take care of yourself first before you give to others. You will be able to give more.
9) Treat yourself as you want others to treat you.
By the way you treat yourself, you show others how you want to be treated. Let the world know and love you for who you are. If you are posing, someday you will forget the pose, and then you will be left with nothing. It is that simple.
10) Fuel your mind, body and soul.
Work on nurturing your mind, heart and soul. This will allow you to acquire a new perspective on life. Coming to achieve much more in your life.
11) Develop an attitude of gratitude.
Give thanks for all that live. Good or bad! Recognizes that it is all part of a process to create a better one. Trust that everything that happens takes you to a better place where you are. Live with the faith that you are at the right and perfect time. And what you have is enough to live happily.
Appreciate your life, it is the only one you have!