I am sure that there may have been times in your lives where you were feeling stuck somewhere, thinking about the past or ruminating about the future. Our school education stressed on teaching us how to behave and react, but none of those taught us on how to think properly.
During the moments of thinking of the past or future, we are actually losing the MOMENTS. What exactly happens there is that we think about something which cannot be changed (the past) or ruminate about something which has not yet happened(the future). Amidst of thinking about these things, we lose the present moments of life. “What if? It should have been that way”, are some of the examples of past thinking and thinking of the future. And I tell you what, those thoughts are of no use. To live a stress free life, it is important to know the effect of thoughts on your lifestyle.
When you know its effects and accept those thoughts, you come a step close to change your thoughts. So how to change thoughts? Pretty simple. Write down of what your ideal version would feel like. Who do you want to be? What is it that which makes your life better? What can you do to improve your quality of life? What are your core values? Are your habits serving you?
These are some of the questions which can help you gain more clarity in life and are influential in changing the way you think.
Another tip I would like to give you here is to make a habit of practicing daily thankfulness. This practice is simple, yet very very powerful technique to improve the quality of your life. To start with, write down the things that you are thankful for. It may be the material things that you have, it may be the friendships you made, the relationships you built, the family and maybe anything. It may also be as simple as your life. Having an attitude of gratitude will make a paradigm shift in your consciousness. When you appreciate what you have and when you live in the present moments, you are actually opening up to greater possibilities. What you want will be given to you only when you are thankful for what you have first.
So live the present moments of life with gratitude.
The last tip I can give you is meditation.
Meditation is very very simple. All you have to do is to breathe and let go. Just sit back comfortably on your chair or couch or anywhere you feel. Observe your breath. Allow yourself to relax. Thoughts may arise, just be it’s spectator and let them free. Start with a minimum of 5 minutes a day if you are a beginner. This simple practice of meditation will take your game of life to a whole new level.
So that’s from me today, thankyou for being here. Ciao!