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Your Home for Dreaming, Daring and Doing | Planet SARK 30 Challenges for 30 Days Did you know that it takes 30 days to form a new habit? The first few days are similar as to how you would imagine the birth of a new river. Full of enthusiasm it gushes forth, only to be met by strong obstacles. So, take a moment to reflect on the question ‘Who do I want to be in 5 years?’ Check out this short TED talk first to get inspired: Now pick one or more challenges and stick with them! However, be cautioned, picking too many challenges at the same time can easily result in a failure of all of them. #1 Write a I-Like-This-About-You note/text/email each day for someone (Easy) This is the perfect way to let someone else know you care. #2 Talk to one stranger each day (Hard) This is a great one to cure approaching anxiety. #3 Take one picture each day (Hard) This one gets harder nearing the end of the challenge because at one point you will run out of the easy shots. #4 Re-evaluate one long-held belief each day (Intermediate) #5 Take a 30 minute walk each day (Easy) We recommend:
Self Creation - Self Improvement for Smart Women & Savvy Men » 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. 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. “I accept chaos.
!Complete Self-Help Directory SelfGrowth.com is the most complete guide to Self Improvement Information on the Internet. We cover over 250 topics and have over 100,000 ways and methods to improve your life. This page contains a complete listing all of the topics covered in alphabetical order. Browse below to find the right topic and information to improve your life. 12 Step Programs The 12-step program is a set of principles for recovery from addictive, compulsive, or behavioral problems, originally used in Alcoholics Anonymous (A.A.) in the 1930s. A Course in Miracles Considered by many of its students to be their "spiritual path," the book A Course in Miracles has sold over 1.6 million copies since its appearance in 1975. Abundance No matter how much or how little you have in your life, you can feel complete by manifesting the quality of abundance. Abuse and Recovery Abuse and Recovery involve countering and overcoming physical and mental harm of any degree or severity.
How to Beat a Temporary Motivational Slump People who are unable to motivate themselves must be content with mediocrity, no matter how impressive their other talents. ~Andrew Carnegie Regardless of your level of motivation, it is human nature to have days when you aren’t feeling very motivated. By surrounding yourself with positive and motivational things, those days will normally be few and far between. However, if you find your lack of motivation lasting for more than a few days you may be on your way to a full-fledged motivation slump. True motivation is an internal force. Although motivation from other people can be helpful, reality is that you’re not always going to find the support and encouragement you need from other people when you need it. It’s not necessarily that they don’t care, sometimes it’s simply that other people are caught up in their own lives at the moment and simply don’t realize you’re waiting for them to motivate you. When You See a Slump Coming Forced vs. Final thoughts on self-motivation … Mahalo!
9 Epiphanies That Shifted My Perspective Forever By David Over the years I’ve learned dozens of little tricks and insights for making life more fulfilling. They’ve added up to a significant improvement in the ease and quality of my day-to-day life. The world now seems to be a completely different one than the one I lived in about ten years ago, when I started looking into the mechanics of quality of life. Maybe you’ve had some of the same insights. 1. The first time I heard somebody say that, I didn’t like the sound of it one bit. I see quite clearly now that life is nothing but passing experiences, and my thoughts are just one more category of things I experience. If you can observe your thoughts just like you can observe other objects, who’sdoing the observing? 2. Of course! 3. I now consider this truth to be Happiness 101, but it’s amazing how tempting it still is to grasp at control of every circumstance to try to make sure I get exactly what I want. 4. 5. Yikes. 6. 7. 8. Believing something is not an accomplishment. 9.