There’s a part of today’s consumerist world that drives us to want more, buy more, act on our impulses, hoard, spend to solve our problems, create comfort through shopping, seek thrills through travel, do more, be more. What would happen if we broke from our addiction to wanting and buying more? What would life be […]
Here’s the method in summary: Notice your dissatisfaction. Notice your ideals that you’re holding tightly to. Loosen your hold on these ideals, and turn to the present moment. Really see the present moment with curiosity, find something to appreciate. Accept the present moment completely, with love. From this place of peace, respond, take action. It […]
So here are the rules I’m going to try to follow: One browser tab open. I want to focus on reading one thing, responding to one email at a time, doing one task in my browser at a time. I realize that I might have to open multiple tabs to work on something, and that’s […]
Try this now if you’re feeling stressed, frustrated, in pain, disappointed, angry, anxious, worried, or depressed: 1. Notice. Take a moment to turn inward and notice your pain in this moment. Now notice where it is in your body, and how it feels. Describe the pain to yourself in physical terms, in terms of quality, […]
I can watch & let go. I’ve been learning recently that I can see these urges to be something more, to achieve something cool … just watch them arise. I can’t control the urges, but I can be mindful of them. And I can also realize that they won’t create meaning for me, that they’re […]
Looking to change 10 things? Maybe just 1? Go here. Read this. Do it. How to Change Your Life: A User’s Guide : zenhabits.
Doing less, some people cannot stand it. Doing less however can help us see what is more important. http://zenhabits.net/less/
Everyone remain calm, and read this article. Read time:3-4 minutes. The 7 Habits of Calmness : zenhabits.
Have you wanted to change routines you’ve developed or possibly harmful coping mechanisms? Would you like to start a new helpful habit? Leo has a great article on habits, check it out. » The Habits That Crush Us :zenhabits.
A great lookout on the work day. I personally try to get the thing I don’t want to do out of the way first thing, but I may try this approach for a while. From Zen Habits: The 5 Principles of a Profound Workday | zen habits.