Where is the friction that most directly impacted your life over the past month?
Turn your attention for the next 12 days to improving things in that area.
Just one common example:
Bad or insufficient sleep? Take a break from devices in the bedroom, step away from online/TV distractions for an earlier bedtime, and make your bedroom space as calm as possible.
Give yourself twelve days of gently nudging your world in the direction of better wherever you need it most.
Posted on June 21, 2019 | Permalink
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Avoid clothes that are too tight or itch. Eat foods that leave you feeling good, not turbulent inside. Surround yourself with silence or soft, pleasant sounds whenever possible.
Create room around yourself to raise hunched shoulders, to breathe deep.
Let all that touches you be by your consent and invitation.
Make space in your world for your best, kindest, most peaceful self.
Posted on September 27, 2018 | Permalink
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Don't mistake the work of carrying anxiety in your body for progress on what you're worrying about.
Real, positive change doesn't require stress. Sometimes it comes along with it, but it's not mandatory & certainly not helpful.
Worry without the work doesn't help anyone.
Work without the worry helps—& does so by an order of magnitude more because when you're not stressed out, you can work longer and do better work.
A related tip for volunteering: Lean on your strengths & chill out to be more effective.
Doing what you're good at may feel like "cheating" because it's so easy, but you're giving better, faster results than they would otherwise get.
Making a difference doesn't have to be a strain. In fact, the less of a strain it is, the more likely you are to give.
Posted on August 15, 2018 | Permalink
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