Monday, March 19, 2012

Change Your Life With These 6 Techniques!

Change Your Life With These 6 Techniques!

 Do you feel like your life could be happier?
A better tomorrow could start with something as
simple as your attitude.

Our perspectives have a huge effect on our overall
level of happiness. They can affect our success as well.

Over time, attitudes become habitual. Because of
this, they can take a bit of effort to change, but
such work is well worth your time!

Try these techniques to bring greater happiness
and success into your life:

1. Start each day by making a mental list of things
you're thankful for. You can do this while you're
lying in bed just before you get up, in the shower,
or while driving to work. This simple mental exercise
will adjust your focus to the good things that you
already have.

2. Love life, not stuff. Do you feel that having
more possessions will make you happy? What usually
happens is that, after you acquire something, it
never seems to mean as much to you as you thought
it would. After the newness wears off, you're back
to wanting some more new stuff! So the joy in most
new possessions is temporary, at best, and leads
to more "wanting."

- The quality of your life itself is what will bring
you the most happiness, not the quantity or quality
of your stuff.

- Spend some time each day doing what you love.

- Build meaningful relationships that uplift you.

- Take action to create a life filled with what
truly means the most to you.

3. Be patient. Our society has trained us to be in
a hurry and expect immediate gratification. However,
some of the great things in life take time to
bring to fruition.

- Enjoy the process of creating the life you desire.
Each day will bring you one step closer. Being
impatient tends to push your goals farther away.

4. Believe in yourself. Life is much more pleasant
when you have faith in yourself. Remember: You've
already done things that are much more difficult than
just about anything you may still wish to accomplish.

So you know you can achieve your future plans.

- Consider learning to walk. How many times does a
baby fall before they finally can stand up unassisted,
let alone walk? And we keep learning more over time.
Even a 10-year old doesn't walk as well as
a 30-year old. It takes many years of practice.

- How many times are you willing to fall down and
get back up now? When you believe in yourself and
expect success, you're more likely to succeed.
Your upbeat attitude will lead you to seek solutions to
your challenges until you reach your goal.

5. Sometimes being smart is sufficient. We often
believe that everything worthwhile requires a lot
of work. However, many times, approaching challenges
by working smart instead of working hard can save
a lot of time and grief.

- Sit down and reflect on your situation from the
perspective that there's a simple solution to
each challenge. You might be surprised how clever
you can be if you make an effort to find an easy but
satisfactory solution.

6. There's no such thing as failure. Each time
your plans fall short, analyze where they went
wrong, learn from the experience, and continue
moving forward.

- When you "fail," all you've really done is
discovered an ineffective way of trying to do
something. That's all. The knowledge gained
only makes you more capable in the future.

Adjusting your attitude and making the changes
permanent will take some work, but this effort
pays off.

Your attitude affects your perspective, what you
notice, and what you fail to notice. So by adjusting
your attitude, you can shift your whole reality!

Examine the attitudes you already hold that may be
limiting your life and happiness. What perspectives
and beliefs would serve you better? Use the above
ideas to start the process of adjusting those
ineffective attitudes today for a happier tomorrow.

Yours Truly,
Greg Frost

Edited by: Lawyer Asad

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