Ellen Burgan of If It Brings You Joy shares 3 tips for how to let go of the little things.
Episode 1592: 3 Tips for How to “Let Go” of the Little Things by Ellen Burgan of If It Brings You Joy on Intentional Living
Ellen Burgan is a midlife woman who loves to have fun, yet has a big appreciation for the art of relaxation. She prefers to live spontaneously and go where the wind blows. If It Brings You Joy is a blog that inspires ideas to make life a little better for yourself and others. Ellen has a passion for bringing joy to her life and share her ideas with you.
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by Eleanor again of if it brings you joy, dot com and I'm just a molly happy
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three tips for how to let go of the little things by Alan Bergen of if it brings you joy, die, come.
If ever woken up late in immediately jumped out of bed and into panic mode, you skip your full, more
routine and consequently feel, like all day long
the other family members to hurried up or eat faster, which only makes you feel more eggs now
while saying seems perfect for this scenario, where you think about you bring about that saying is a give reminder to be careful about what occupies your mind. You may not realize it, but your thoughts are like seeds that grow over time. Your day,
a your choice, starting your day and a good frame of mind will set you up to attract more good things to your day. You woke up late and nothing is going to change
fact freaking out about. It does not help anything or anybody making a big dealing
upset, will only make your day. Worse is your choice, whether you let the stress of
A little thing set your emotional state, an intention for the entire day stuck in traffic yelling and fretting, doesn't help spouse leaves or socks on the living room floor. That's a good conversation point
but is it worthy of bringing you to a boiling point spill coffee on your new shirt dang?
but nobody will die. My point is: stop lying little things, mess up your day.
Or worse, letting little things grow into an emotional state that sucks the joy out of your life. There are enough big things in this world to stress about such as Syria,
Illness or death of a loved one. That's big heavy traffic junior commute. It's not a big deal unless you choose to make it a big deal, I'm not suggesting that negative emotions will never happen or
You should ignore them, but you don't have to focus on them and ride them like a wave into the next day room
about a bad experience or annoying situation for days is unhelpful for moving you back on track to a positive mindset, three tips for how to let go of the little things
for years I ve been working on building a positive mindset which includes letting go of the little things most recently
I am a student with Rhonda grins fearlessly
life course certification programme. Through my studies, I ve been able to more fully ingrained the following habits of intention and gratitude and my daily life and help they might also help you gain more energy. Join one, have gratitude for what you do have
purchasing gratitude is a great way to offset negative emotions as they come up. If you find yourself complaining quickly, replace it with gratitude. Something,
your grateful for in the situation, so, MR stuck in traffic and realize your thoughts are making a big makes a bad emotions. Switches. Thoughts to being grateful
for example, is that of ranting about the heavy traffic. Remind yourself that you have a car to get you places the weather is nice,
your healthy enough to be going wherever it is that you're going make gratitude habit dollar, my free
daily positivity journals. He can record three gratitude each day before you go to sleep over time,
help eliminate some negative thoughts before they even get started to empower yourself by living with intention. Expectations are
You think or plan things to go in a certain way, and then you feel disappointed when things don't go as plant expectations are focused on results. That people believe should happen. Some examples of expectations are expecting your spouse. Do the dishes after you cook dinner, is making your boss to recognise the extra hours he put in our work expecting friends to help you move as Rhonda Bryn teaches in her book,
Intentions are the antidote to expectations. Living with intention cannot be stop letting little annoyances ruin your day. Here's a snippet from the book fearless living that explains what living with intention means quote: intention is living purposefully on purpose with purpose proactively responsibly and intuitively. While we intend we erase should from our role capillary there's a committed,
process versus the results you become willing to practise a new way of seeing and acting in your everyday exchanges and quote living within.
Tension will help. You purposely focus on the process of having good day, but the responsible,
body of how your day goes into your hands and shift your focus to start seeing that things are happening for you not to you, intentions are processed driven because they help you practice. Do purposely choose how you'll be present in your day, you commit to the process. Not the results. Here are some examples of intentions. Today I am willing to practice seeing the positive aspects of my spouse term will into practice being organised and productive at work today, I'm willing to practice being patient with my friends. In those examples, the intent
in practice a process not to have your heart set on a specific result contingent on someone else. Instead of focusing on what's going wrong, proactively, decide was important to you and then send intention to get there, and so
Did he caught up on the things we don't have or annoying
behaviors of those around us by focusing on your daily intention
Matters into your own hands and decide where to focus your precious time and energy. Three nuclear, your energy, where you have control, quote
how people treat you is there karma? How you react is yours, Wayne Dire powerful quote by self help growing dire. We can control others,
action. So do you want to waste your time and energy? Try? We do only have control over our son
oh and how we act. Your inner joy is your responsibility, direct yourself laying the blame.
Name for the things that aren't the way you want them in your life. Look within yourself to figure out why you're any
less than who you want to be choices quote: b,
miserable or motivate yourself. Whatever has to be done bits.
Who is your choice when dire
because I'm what you do have, rather than what you don't have reached for more than you
right now and make choices to reach your dreams, no matter what happened in the past, you have the power to change your experience from this point forward. You can't change another person, but you
and change yourself. Are you choosing to react to others around you in a manner that helps you to create more of what you want, what
you spend your energy are getting upset about
things that are out of your control doesn't serve you well it'll, bring you down a path.
That more feel, good and mid, isn't worthy of your energy. Remember what you think about you, bring about you strategies and attentions to change her thoughts. One thought met a time she has to spend your energy focusing on good things that happened
for you, sir, you are likely to bring more good to your life. If you wake up later,
our own. How are you going to react?
Are you going to let you have a downward spiral on your entire day? Are you going to send an intention to practice? Being gentle and forgiving with yourself today be a better version of yourself tomorrow
Do the same thing spend some time listening to your thoughts, to become aware of what seeds are being planted, make sure their seas,
someday you liked to harvest like over the little things he can cultivate a mindset that will grow in her joy always remember in each moment your state of mind is up to you.
You just listen to the post final three tips for how to let go of the little things by Allenby again of if it brings you joy dotcom so is
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and they get Ellen. I, like this statement. Put your energy where you have control forget about the rest. It is truly are
the controlled and there's pretty much no use dwelling on it that visited
We should eliminate all feelings, like sadness, in pain, those things
all part of the human experience, but there's a difference, but
in feeling and letting those feelings come compared to dwelling and really want to change or feel better, but letting thoughts get in the way of healing or moving on
all fine line, but I think this understanding comes with more more practice and hearing these have supposed in trying to implement what we
can into our daily lives, definitely helps brilliant that opium week after a great start thing,
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