Ways to Develop an Attitude of Gratitude

Studies have shown that there is a link between being grateful and your overall well-being. People who are grateful have more enthusiasm, are more content with their life, have more energy, are more hopeful, and have lower levels of depression and stress. Gratitude is an attitude that we can make the choice to adopt each day. It is something that we can learn and practice. However, although it is easy to be grateful for the obvious things, it can sometimes be more difficult to recognize the smaller things.  Below are some tips that can help you create an attitude of gratitude: 1. Keep a gratitude journal. There is even a smart phone application for gratitude journaling. Write at least one to three good things that happened to you during the day and be specific....

Smiling at Life’s Changes

Change is inevitable in our lives. Oftentimes, we fear that something will alter our normal routine. We sometimes fear that these changes will transform us into another person, affect the people around us, and ruin our plans for the future. It is normal for us to fear change, especially if we are at a point where everything is falling into place perfectly. However, as much as we may not want anything to change, our wants do not dictate reality. That is why we need to prepare ourselves to be willing to accept change. We need to embrace negative changes and to turn them into something positive at any given opportunity. Listed below are some helpful tips on how you can handle change in the most positive attitude: Learn to accept changes. How we accept an event can...

The Importance of Self-Discipline

Self-discipline is something many people struggle to develop. However, it is one of the most important characteristics of any successful person. It is about how you practice daily procedures and systems and your ability to make yourself do what you should do, when you should do it. Lack of self-discipline can stem from focussing too much on short-term achievements and instant gratification rather than on long-term rewards and successes, particularly if a lot of time and effort are required. Most people naturally become more self-disciplined as they grow older and learn that life simply functions more easily when we work to accomplish goals, even if we don’t always enjoy doing it. Being able to discipline yourself will bring you many positive results throughout...

Feng Shui Tips for Your Living Room

The living room is one of the most important areas of the house. It is the place where we  entertain guests and relax after a hard day’s work.  It is also where we bond with our families by playing games, watching TV or sharing stories. If there is a smooth circulation of positive energy, we will be able to enjoy more happiness, peace and harmony in our home.  To help you achieve proper Feng Shui to your living room, here are some examples below: Clear cutter. This is one of the most common Feng Shui practice and also very effective. Remove extemporaneous materialfrom your living room and make sure that everything is in place and organized. This will encourage a smooth flow of positive energy through the room. Place your main furniture in an empowered...