Breath is our most accessible tool for countering stress, yet we often take it for granted. Try these breathing exercises to face stressful situations and people with a steady hand, a forgiving heart, and a peaceful inner state.
There are many ways to see the same situation. Rather than automatically searching for flaws, open your mind (and heart) and seek out the positive aspects of what’s going on—or at least another perspective. When we balance our brains, we’ll truly know what harmony on earth feels like. These quotes about being open-minded might help.
Embrace the power of the present moment. When you consciously vow to live in the moment, you’ll notice how beautiful life really is and how amazing it is that you’re living and breathing right now.
Complaining can sabotage our happiness, confine our creativity, and stunt our growth. Just for today, I challenge you (and myself) to stop complaining and have a better day on purpose.
Breathe more life into your life by making meaningful moments last a little bit longer—two beats longer. This is a mindfulness meditation that can be brought into every single experience.
Happy people don’t have the best of everything; they make the best of everything. Be mindful of how you live within yourself and of your daily habits. Stay aware of the little things you do every day, for they are the building blocks of a happy or unhappy life.
In any given moment, you have the power to choose. It’s something that cannot be taken away from you, no matter what. Today, affirm to embrace your power to choose—a higher thought, another direction, a new perspective, and whatever suits the evolution of your heart.
Sometimes, it’s easy to forget about our ability to be happy in any given circumstance (or we devalue and dismiss that possibility altogether). Sometimes, though, asking the right questions can bring joy to the surface and peace to the situation faster than we could imagine.
Continue to give thanks for this moment, for it truly is the only time where happiness and peace are alive and breathing. Delight in these quotes about living in the moment, because this moment is your life.
Practicing gratitude on a daily basis can significantly increase your happiness and protect you from stress, negativity, and anxiety. There are many things to be grateful for, so here are ten ways to be grateful for the blessings and the lessons in your life.