Do you want to be more happy? Do you want to be more loved? Do you want to be more succesfull in life or at work? The funny thing is, everybody want’s to. But are you willing to work for it? Here are 10 tips that can help you start with.
1. HAVE FUN in life
When was the last time you really had “fun”? Think about It. It could have been anything: a dinner with your friends and family, doing something childish and joyful with your friends.
Having fun is good for you because physiologically, it helps to balance out our stress and feel-good hormones, preventing diseases long-term. It helps to boost our creativity, energy, productivity, and overall cognition. It’s like our brains revert back to being a child again.
2. NURTURE YOUR RELATIONSHIPS
When you start losing your work-life balance, it usually means that you’re neglecting your personal life for the sake of work.Research after research is showing that people who have committed relationships tend to experience less stress, judged by their daily adrenaline and cortisol levels.Finding balance in life is about bringing all aspects of existence into harmony, and part of this harmony is to build, deepen and nurture meaningful relationships.
3. TAKE CARE OF YOUR mental and fysical HEALTH
Everybody knows that taking care of your health is good for you mental en physical condition. But knowing and “doing” is what the most separates. Good health is the cornerstone of living a balanced life. With take care we mean; exercise at least 2 times a week, eat well, go outside in the nature, have a mental break every two hours. Paying mindful attention to your physical health is the key to achieving the harmony in day-to-day life, and implementing healthy habits can be not only easy, but fun, too.
4. get anough “ME TIME”
Maybe the most important tips of all. YOU need to create enough ME TIME. When was the last time you switched off all your devices and just sit on your couch and starring out of the window for minutes? Spending time alone with your thoughts allows you to reconnect with yourself, settle down, distress, and reflect.
5. SAY “NO” more often
Your head is full, your energy is low but your friend invites you to come over for a drink or dinner. What do you do? Saying “no” is by far one of the most desired skills of a balanced person. A lot of human beings struggle with rejecting other people’s offers. With as result a whole weekend full of plans. Week in, week out.
This can leads to a variety of negative outcomes:
- The one you don’t see comming a “Burnout”
- Participating in activities you don’t enjoy;
So say No more often and spend more time for yourself.
6.Fixed And GROWTH MINDSET you need Fixed
A person with a Fixed Mindset believes he can’t change. He often thinks “that’s just the way I am, take it or leave it”. He feels the need to proof this over and over again, to convince himself and others.
A person with a Growth Mindset believes in developing himself, strengthening his qualities over time. He believes he can change by making an effort, by acquiring knowledge, skills and experience. He’s willing to take risks and face challenges. This is the mindset you need to create for yourself.
7. Accept that reaching goals is a proces
Do you know the famous quote “success is a result, not a goal on itself”? Self development or self improvement isn’t a one-time goal, but a never-ending process. This takes time. But along the way you will notice result. You will sleep better, you will feel better, you will have more focus on work, you will be a more loving person for friends and family.
8. Learn to swith of from work
Almost a third of workers find it difficult to switch off from work in their personal time, putting them more at risk of becoming stressed or burnt out. So when the workday is over, it’s really important to switch off. If you keep responding to emails, phone calls, you’re not allowing your mind and brain to rest. And that is really important to be productive the following day. But how do you with off. Simple! Just accept that the work day is over and go do something for yourself! And remember “work is not about spending as many hours you can is about how productive you spend your hours.
9. MEDITATE and mindfullnes
Mindfulness exercises are ways of paying attention to the present moment, using techniques like meditation, breathing, and yoga. Training helps people to become more aware of their thoughts, feelings, and body sensations so that instead of being overwhelmed by them, Science about practicing Mindfulness
- People who meditate feel less stressed and restless, worry less and are more capable to deal with stressful situations
- Meditation helps people to concentrate and learn better and it improves memory
- Meditation influences health and fitness positively and speeds up recovery after illness
- Meditation increases the overall feeling of wellbeing and happiness
- Meditation makes people more self-conscious and improves self-esteem
Affirmations helps you creating a positive mindset to achieve your personal goals. The word affirmation comes from the Latin word ‘affirmare’, meaning ‘to strengthen’ or ‘to empower’. When you repeat positive affirmations often enough, you train the brain to reinforce positive thoughts. Like Visualization, it’s a mental exercise to positively reprogram your brain.So what is an affirmation? It’s really just a thought. The more often we have certain thoughts, the more we start to believe in them.
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