How often do you take time to go out for an hour long walk? To just sit out in nature doing nothing but contemplating and enjoying the silence? I’m sure there are a few of you who indulge in this luxury regularly, but most of us don’t make time for solitude on a daily basis. For some, it’s too much of a luxury: the struggle of daily existence is too close to survival level to even think about an hour alone in nature.
"Whatever we plant in out subconscious mind and nourish with repetition and emotion will on day become reality." - Earl Nightingale Please Pin
Living a simple life is about paring back, so that you have space to breathe. It’s about learning to live with less, because you realize that having more and doing more doesn’t lead to happiness. It’s about finding joys in the simple things, and being content with solitude, quiet, contemplation and savoring the moment.
Most of us want a greater sense of inner peace and ease in our lives — life can be stressful, chaotic, overwhelming, full of distractions, exhausting. We want to get away from all of that, exit the madness, and get to a place of greater peace. I’m going to share how to find that life of peacefulness in one simple method. In a minute.
I’m going to share some ways I’ve been trying to move more deliberately — none of them new to me or you, but more of a coming back to what I know to be helpful. We’re always coming back.
Focus on progress, not perfection.
Why can't we just "be"? Fear of uncertainty and of realizing that we may need change our life to be more aligned with our true selves.
How can you make the most of each day? What steps can you take to make each day good and productive?
You can curse the darkness, but the darkness will remain, and your breath will have been wasted. Or, you can look for the good, and in so doing, begin to push the darkness away.