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12 Practical Steps for Learning to Go With the Flow

12 Practical Steps for Learning to Go With the Flow
“Life is a series of natural and spontaneous changes. Don’t resist them – that only creates sorrow. Let reality be reality. Let things flow naturally forward in whatever way they like.” - Lao-Tzu Post written by Leo Babauta. Follow me on Twitter. No matter how much structure we create in our lives, no matter how many good habits we build, there will always be things that we cannot control — and if we let them, these things can be a huge source of anger, frustration and stress. The simple solution: learn to go with the flow. “Smile, breathe and go slowly.” - Thich Nhat Hanh For example, let’s say you’ve created the perfect peaceful morning routine. You get angry. Not the best way to handle things, is it? Go with the flow. What is going with the flow? “Flow with whatever is happening and let your mind be free. A reader recently asked me to write more about going with the flow, so this is my attempt to share some of the things that work for me. Realize that you can’t control everything. Related:  Self-Improvementlifestyleapmangat

Tackle Any Issue With a List of 100 The List of 100 is a powerful technique you can use to generate ideas, clarify your thoughts, uncover hidden problems or get solutions to any specific questions you’re interested in. The technique is very simple in principle: state your issue or question in the top of a blank sheet of paper and come up with a list of one hundred answers or solutions about it. “100 Ways to Generate Income”, “100 Ways to be More Creative” or “100 Ways to Improve my Relationships” are some examples. “One hundred entries? Isn’t that way too many?” Bear with me: it’s exactly this exaggeration that makes the technique powerful. When starting your list you may believe that there’s no way to get it done. Unlike the related Idea Quota tool — whose primary goal is to acquire the habit of coming up with ideas — the goal of a List of 100 is to take your mind by surprise. Ground Rules There are only two simple principles to keep in mind when making Lists of 100: 1. 2. The Dynamics of Making Lists of 100 1. 2. 3.

365 Thought Provoking Questions to Ask Yourself This Year “Asking the right questions is the answer.” That’s the tagline at the top of our sister site Thought Questions. The site thrives on the philosophy that a question that makes you think is worth asking. So we’ve made a ritual of asking one new thought provoking question every day for our visitors to ponder and answer. Over the past year we have received countless requests to compile all the questions and place them on a single page that can be easily printed and reviewed. When was the last time you tried something new? Also, we’d love it if you visited Thought Questions and shared some of your answers with us. Photo by: Jacob Botter Related 25 Questions that Provoke Thought If the question makes you think, it’s worth asking. January 4, 2010 In "Hacks" 50 Questions That Will Free Your Mind These questions have no right or wrong answers. July 13, 2009 7 Questions You Are Too Scared to Ask It’s not about finding the right answers; it’s about asking the right questions.

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1er avril : 13 idées pour piéger le bureau de votre collègue wtf!- Mardi 1 avril 2014 · Tags: Bureaux· Un commentaire Haaaaaa le 1er avril et ses bonnes blagounettes. Has-been pour certains ou occasion de piéger ses amis pour d’autres. Voici quelques idées pour ennuyer vos collègues au bureau en ce matin de 1er avril. J’ai essayé d’associer des films à ces décos-blagues de bureaux qui trainent sur internet. Surprise ! 5 Secret Restaurants in Paris Promise you won’t tell anyone…! 1. L’Etage de Pastavino – Saint Germain’s best-kept secret It just looks like an ordinary Italian deli (épicerie in French) on a bustling market street in Saint Germain … but it’s hiding a secret in a dark corner at the back. Indicated only by two blackboards nearly tucked out of sight, something well-worth discovering is at the top of this winding staircase … Disappear past the shelves of Italian produce and find yourself in a charming, chic and cosy dining room upstairs… Jazz music plays softly in the background. We didn’t order this little plate, but it came anyway. We tried the four house cheeses of the day. Look at that creamy heart of burrata… The menu is varied and written entirely in Italian (which the rather handsome waiters kindly translate and explain to you item by item). So next time you pass a deli-cum-sandwich shop, take a second look, it might not be all that it seems! La Bottega Pastavino//L’Etage de Pastavino, 18 Rue de Buci, 6eme. 2. 3. 4. 5.

50 Ways To Start Fresh Defeat. Boredom. Lack of meaning in your life. I started fresh for many times in my life, and, hopefully, I’ll start fresh again. 1. Sometimes starting over means accepting that you’re no longer the person you used to be. 2 Just Leave Quit the boring job, the abusive relationship, the past. 3. Too often we’re unconsciously rejecting other people by habit. 4. And move on. 5. It doesn’t have to be a friend. 6. Bungee jumping, for instance, if you’re the physical type. 7. A concert or other stuff involving hundreds or thousands of people. 8. Don’t make it a novel and don’t aim at publishing it. 9. And stick to it. 10. You don’t have to start fresh only after a big defeat. 11. Accept ALL your past defeats and victories. 12. Ok, you wanna change, but you’re not yet sure. 13. Throw away clothes, things, devices, memories. 14. Get rid of your possessions. 15. If your brain could be assimilated to a computer hard-disk, do a raw format. 16. Redesign your social circle, your friends, your goals.

The Top 10 Psychology Studies of 2010 The end of 2010 fast approaches, and I'm thrilled to have been asked by the editors of Psychology Today to write about the Top 10 psychology studies of the year. I've focused on studies that I personally feel stand out, not only as examples of great science, but even more importantly, as examples of how the science of psychology can improve our lives. Each study has a clear "take home" message, offering the reader an insight or a simple strategy they can use to reach their goals , strengthen their relationships, make better decisions, or become happier. If you extract the wisdom from these ten studies and apply them in your own life, 2011 just might be a very good year. 1) How to Break Bad Habits If you are trying to stop smoking , swearing, or chewing your nails, you have probably tried the strategy of distracting yourself - taking your mind off whatever it is you are trying not to do - to break the habit. J. 2) How to Make Everything Seem Easier J. 3) How To Manage Your Time Better M. J.

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