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1428: 7 Little Ways to Make Life Simpler by Marc Chernoff of Marc And Angel on Simple Living & Mental Freedom

2019-11-08 | 🔗

Marc Chernoff of Marc and Angel Hack Life shares 7 little ways to make life simpler.

Episode 1428: 7 Little Ways to Make Life Simpler by Marc Chernoff of Marc And Angel on Simple Living & Mental Freedom

Marc and Angel Chernoff are New York Times bestselling authors, professional coaches, full-time students of life, admirers of the human spirit, and have been recognized by Forbes as having "one of the most popular personal development blogs." Through their blog, book, course and coaching, they've spent the past decade writing about and teaching proven strategies for finding lasting happiness, success, love and peace.

Marc and Angel's New York Times bestselling book, Getting Back to Happy: Change Your Thoughts, Change Your Reality, and Turn Your Trials into Triumphs, is a guide to spark sustainable action - and to return to whenever needed. It's available online at http://www.marcandangel.com/book/ and on Amazon.

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please share it with someone anyone to talk to keep this podcast going it's with your help rocky this intro short for this friday so let's get right to and continue optimizing alive seven little ways to make life simpler by march of mark an angel dot com can make today more complicated than it has to be the most people will it takes a touch of wisdom to do the opposite our days phillips oh fast and are so frenzied and jam which roma distractions dauphin seem to be bursting at the seams and the crazy as part of all is that we get so accustomed to this kind of chaos we think it's normal we go about each day without ever questioning why we feel so darns dressed out angel and i lived this way for many years until a tie then came a we were dealt a series of harsh reality checks that forced tourism in everything one of the key since we learn through this reexamination is that is not terribly huh
to make our lives a whole lot simpler and happier one day at a time one step at a time today i encourage you to join us on our daily journey of living assembler happier life by following seven stabs i've outlined given my however that while angel and i have fully incorporated each of these steps into our daily lives we did so gradually i suggest choose one right now and begin working on it then revisited less when you're ready to take the next step number one identify what most important and eliminate the rest this may sound like a drastic measure to some but mits really not today will quickly fill up with time wasting activities if you aren't careful does he must remember that being productive isn't just about getting things done it's also about being things undone the simplicity and efficient see of today relies heavily on the elimination of non essential tasks you must identify was most
porn to you and then eliminate as much as you possibly can of everything else number to tee clutter your physical space declaring her physic space not only makes things more organised but also leads to a less cluttered mental space the view distractions in your environment pull on eu industry to you in more ways than you likely realize if your whole on a things you don't need let go and donate them to someone who does give yourself some extra breathing room and remembers just how many or how few things you all that matters is whether you make those things count for example is better to have three great books i your book shelves that you're actually going to read rather than three hundred that only take up space read the more of last for declaring strategies that work no two we read in advance copy of this book in its must read number three schedule at least one distraction free time block each day distractions are nothing more than complications so was you know
focusing on what's important in your space is relatively quota free eliminating all distractions for a set time all your work is one of the most effective ways to get things done just lock your door put a sign up turn off your phone close your email application disconnect your internet connection whatever it takes can't remain in hiding forever they can be twice as peaceful and twice as productive while you are number for least space doing everything on your to do list is something to fill in every waking minute of the day with tasks don't do this to yourself leave space the space between things you do is just as important as the things you do remember the overarching goal is living a life on uttered by most of the things people feel there lies with leaving with space for was truly important a life that is in constant bit es rushing in stress but instead mindful cod collation creation in connection with people
projects that bring meaning into your life number five disconnect from the drama when your data stressful and the people around you aren't helping keep in mind the battle you're going through is never fuelled by the things other people do it is fuelled by your mind that gives these things importance even if you have a good and to be angry unresentful don't channel your energy into thoughts and actions that actually benefit your life build positive daily rituals that build you and ass he moved were positively remember there's a huge amount of play and freedom that comes into your life take nothing personally angel i build positive daily rituals with our students in the goals growth module of getting back to happy number six let go of life's uncontrollable outcomes when you tend to control too much mew com great things and thus you enjoy too little sometimes you just need to let go take a deep breath and love what is make miss
six learn from the realities around you laugh about it all and then move along ways not a minute on outcomes you can't control this i've learned is the best way to be in all walks of life you can stop trying to change people you just let go and dissolve into their presence just noticed they truly are just a priest every idiosyncratic work he can stop complaining by your life come stances by your losses about how the world is it just let go love what is just be just accept just appreciate number seven reflect on the goodness one of the primary reasons we complicate our lives is because we become ungrateful we lose enthusiasm and then we go looking for in all the wrong places with we need or of everything to find it again when in fact we need less we less clutter less distraction less drama unless business so being created phase we once had to appreciate what we have and what we have is
it was more than enough reflect on this never all the things you want make you forget about all the things you have consider how very fortunate you are considerate every day john i discuss this in more detail on the simplicity chapter of one thousand little things happy successful people do differently you don't want the post titled seven little ways to make life simpler by march turn off
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i think you did a good job with this order what each one can kind of build onto the next i love the line about decluttering your physical space while if you declutter your mind it's so true for me i feel so much less cluttered in my head when my space is clutter free so try these out i think these are great ones and all the type of the year was working for you if you want to share with me i'll leave it there for today having a great friday and i'll see you over the weekend where optimal life awaits
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