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Make The Most Of Each Day

How can you make the most of each day? What steps can you take to make each day good and productive? 

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How To Stop Making Things So Complicated

Change The Code

How do you stop making things so complicated? Most things are simpler than they appear. We don’t always see this because…

The human brain is a stimulation hog.  It likes being busy.

The brain keeps busy by understanding, solving, deciding, debating, arguing, influencing, growing, opine-ing or whining. It’s always working.

This means that even if something is simple, our brain concludes that it can’t be that simple and proceeds to make it much more complicated (more stimulation).

It does this so that we can tell ourselves and prove to ourselves that it really was complicated – even though it was really simple.

The brain’s hunger for stimulation is why

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V.J.’s Weekly Challenge #32: Stillness

Very timely. Just be still. Self compassion and mindful meditation
“I am enough just as I am.”

One Woman's Quest II

It is not in my nature to be still. If there is a current, I will push against it. When my body fails me, my mind is churning. Emotionally, I am in a constant state of restlessness. Stillness does not come naturally.

And yet, when I take time to calm the body, release the mind, and breath through emotions, I can enter into a deep and restorative state.

So why don’t I do it more often? What am I afraid of? And is it fear, or is there something there in the depths of my soul that I cannot allow myself to touch/ reveal? Is it a sense of unworthiness that holds me back?

When the world feels like it is crashing down on me, I recognize the invitation. It is time. This week, I challenge myself to practice stillness, through meditation, breathing, yoga – however I find myself there.

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