The mind is a powerful instrument that we can use at our advantage to materialize our dreams and goals. The degree of fulfillment that you have in life highly depends on your mindset.
Each season of your life brings its own blessings and challenges. To adapt to your ever-changing circumstances be it in life or in business, a strong mindset is a invaluable asset.
This is part seven of The ‘Materialize Your Dreams and Goals’ Series by Ines Nangue from NurtureBodyandSoul.com
We’ll examine 8 ways to strengthen our mindset in order to materialize our dreams and goals. Let’s start with part 1, covering a balanced mind and gratitude, self care and exercise.
Strengthen Your Mindset Part 1
A Balanced Mind and Gratitude – Self-Care and Exercise
1. A Balanced Mind and gratitude for a Strong Mindset:
Being able to see that from a crisis blessings can emerge and also that from blessings crisis can begin is wisdom. It helps you keep a balanced mind and not get unstable between being elated and depressed. A balanced mind allows you to stay in equanimity, poised and present, no matter what happens in your life.
Let’s kick start the mindset part of the materialize your dreams and goals series with this quote from Einstein:
There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle. – Albert Einstein
A grateful heart is a fulfilled heart. A Grateful heart allows us to see the hidden miracles and blessings in our life, and at the same time embrace and welcome the challenges and setbacks in our life, because armed with wisdom, we recognize that challenges are also blessings in disguise.
Each season in your life brings its own challenges and you might need to adjust your routines in order to adapt to your changing circumstances. Keep a grateful heart whatever you do.
Lasting happiness lies in the things we do on a daily basis. If we habituate our self to do inspiring things, to make healthy choices and to work on our main goals every day, then eventually we create a life and a destiny that we absolutely love.
“We first make our habits, then our habits make us.” – John Dryden
The following 10 actions done daily can significantly improve our attitude, our mood, our focus, our relationships, boost our energy and make our purpose in life clearer. They can also help us maintain balance and bring us fulfillment in life.
Forgiveness often doesn’t come to us naturally. Most often the instinctive reaction is to hold grudge or to get even.
Even when we want to forgive, it can be difficult because we forgive with our words but we still feel grudge inside.
This can cause damages to our Self in the long run. So it is important for us that we learn to forgive if we want to live a truly fulfilled life.
In this blog post, I will present some simple principles that will help us learn to forgive.
Find out the positives that have emerged from that experience and be grateful for it. You know that you have forgiven when you can be grateful for the experience.
Be grateful for the fact that you have grown from the hurt and the wrong that the experience has caused into your life. Be grateful for the people who helped you in the process of overcoming that situation.
Realize that since you are still here, alive, it didn’t destroy you. The lessons you have learned from it will make you stronger, wiser and you will be valuable to other people. Keep Reading
Have you ever examined your life and felt that it was out of balance? May be you have many projects that you follow at the same time?
It happens to me more that I would like to admit. In fact, that is what has inspired me to write this blog post.
In the following, I will present five tips that have helped me in my attempt to get a fair degree of balance back in life.
1 – Set Priorities
Determine what is important to you in life and prioritize. Act according to your priorities, and delegate whenever possible.
Plan to finish what you start and limit the number of projects that you tackle at the same time. Since people have different capabilities, find your own threshold and keep it in mind when you plan.
Maybe 2 or 3 big projects weekly is a good start. It does not have to be the same weekly projects throughout the month or the year. You can alternate your focus on various projects on a weekly basis.Keep Reading
When we add intentions to the gratitude practice, we expand from being grateful for what we already have to being grateful for what we want to attract: experiences, people, circumstances, things and situations. We anticipate and thank in advance for what we are attracting.
On that day, I went for a walk with our son in the park and then we went for grocery shopping. It was unusually warm for a winter day and we met two young cheerful people, a girl and a boy who smiled to us, and I smiled back.
What do you expect from life? Financial independence? Great relationships? Health, fitness and vitality? Your own personal definition of success? You want it all?
The question is: What are you putting in? What are you ready to invest in order to get the outcome that you want?
We live the life that we have built. We can build our life actively but if we don’t, the outcome will be the default results of our inaction.
Right here and right now is the perfect place to start. We already have all that we need in our life right now. Even if we are not aware of it. The truth is we ARE alright here and now. That is a reason to be grateful for. Keep Reading