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A Controversial ‘Spiritual’ Exercise That Guarantees You’ll Have A Good Day. To most people, philosophy is some confusing academic enterprise that’s of little practical use.

A Controversial ‘Spiritual’ Exercise That Guarantees You’ll Have A Good Day

When they want to make their lives better, they don’t turn to the ancients, they look to self-help gurus and how-to manuals. Which is funny because philosophy, in its truest most classical form, is actually civilization’s oldest and most effective form of real help. It’s full of little spiritual exercises that — if practiced — solve some of life’s biggest and smallest problems.

My favorite exercise is a little one that prepares us for the day ahead. It’s something you do each and every morning, before you check your phone and head out into the world. The exercises prepares you for the world each day by telling about about some of the crap you’re going to have to confront over the next 24 hours. The Roman Emperor Marcus Aurelius opens his Meditations (a book of stoic philosophy) with almost this exact concept. You're My Favorite Today » Blog. Favorite Things. Hoda: Life's About Change T-shirt, $26, available at LifesAboutChange.comKathie Lee: Books by Ann Voskamp, available on Amazon.com, the Dressember foundation and the International Justice Mission's gift catalog.

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Today, My Favorite Day. I love this today. Today I Love... How to Start Doing What You Love—Today. Mondays are a drag for all of us, but if you’d rather be doing something other than your current gig, heading back into work at the beginning of the week can be tortuous.

How to Start Doing What You Love—Today

Another long week of data analysis—when you’d love to be designing. Five more days of answering phone calls from angry clients—when you know you’d be great at selling to them. Seriously, how many more Mondays will you have to endure before you can start doing what you love? Actually, zero. While career changes do, of course, take time, there are some easy ways you can start doing your dream job today. This might just be the best Monday yet. Look for Opportunities at Work In most companies, there’s more work to be done than there are people to do it.

As you’re going through your tasks this week, look around and think about if there are ways you could incorporate more of your dream career into your job. Look for Part-Time Gigs Write About It Once you get started, commit to updating your blog multiple times per week. What I Love Today Headbands & Jewelry. TODAY IS A GOOD DAY - Life is good. Today is a Good Day by Adam Hayes. Today Was A Good Day GIFs on Giphy. Today Was a Good Day. Today Was a Good Day is a special Mesh photo challenge!

Today Was a Good Day

Check out last week’s post on getting started with Mesh.You’re not required to use Mesh to participate in this challenge, but we’re actively interested in feedback so we can improve it, so please try it out! We’ll highlight Mesh galleries in our next Photos We Loved roundup, so if you create one for this challenge, tag your post with meshphotochallenge. For this week’s photo challenge, select and share a series of photographs.

You can piece together what you consider an ideal day, recount a memorable day, tell a (visual) story, or show us some of your favorite things. I’ve created a mesh gallery highlighting a lovely summer day along the Pacific Coast of the US, full of my favorite things to do: kayaking, hiking along the sea, and exploring the small towns of Northern California. 8 Easy Ways To Make Today A Good Day. One question I’m constantly asked is “Nira, you’re a Life Coach, how I can be happier?”

8 Easy Ways To Make Today A Good Day

Over the years, I’ve worked to help many eager people find great success by seeing the greatness in their daily lives. My modality is consistently based around seeing where someone is in their life in that exact moment, and then helping them to realize how much greatness they can extract from this very place. This I feel is an essential foundation for success for anyone. Having a good day doesn’t need to be complicated. Here are some easy step to make this day awesome RIGHT NOW! 1) Set an intention for your day. You can do this at any point in your day. 2) Only focus on what is right with your life. 3) Avoid complaining. This is number two in different words. 4) Give love openly to those around you. History Today. On-This-Day.com - Daily history, famous birthdays and music history.

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