Marc Chernoff of Marc and Angel reminds us of one reality that we must accept if we expect to live our best lives.
Episode 1775: One Reality You Must Accept Before You Can Live Your Best Life by Marc Chernoff of Marc And Angel
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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one reality. You must accept before he can live your best life by March,
Off of mark an angel Dar come, I woke up this.
Morning to a sunrise of astonishing beauty, so I walked out the front door to experience. It
and ass I stood in the yard, gazing up at the pink orange and blue sky, my heart song and eight. At the same time, instinctively I wanted to share
spread taking moment with Angel Man MAC, but they were still sleeping, not troubled me. I felt a bit down and incomplete without being able to share the special moment with them or with any one. The most beautiful sunrise had ever seen.
was slipping through my fingers. I consider running into the house to grab a camera, so I can at least show angel and Mack a photo of the moment that they missed, but I caught myself and took a deep breath and then acknowledge that there was something else I needed to do in
ed! I knew the let this moment be enough without anything more without needing the moment to be shared or photograph
after uploaded online. So I gazed back up at the sky
oh myself out loud. This moment is enough. Mark this moment is enough, just as it is
Surely there is no good reason for me to feel otherwise, when I'm glad I came to my senses
Of course, I know not alone in this feeling that the beautiful moments of our lives and need to be shared or photographed her uploaded online to be complete, its hath reason, social media.
so prevalent in our lives. Today, too often, we feel like the guy.
Moments of our lives are good enough unless we somehow capture share an solidify them as a semi, permanent fixture in our lives
or, if you like, the moments of our lives, just aren't good enough at all. So we choose to distract ourselves of gadgets and tv shows twenty four slash, seven just to stimulate ourselves. It's like second nature to us, we're so used to feeling, like the present moment, isn't worthy of our full presents, and this mindset of dissatisfaction and distraction of reality never being enough for us trickles into every facet of our.
I've we're continuously thinking about what's to come as if it's not enough to appreciate what we have right now we sit down to relax
moment and then immediately feel urged to read something on our phones, czech, social media, tech, someone as if relaxing for me
meant, isn't enough. We procrastinate when it's time to work, choosing more distractions as if the process of doing good work isn't enough for
We get annoyed with people when they fail to live up to our expectations, as if the reality
who they are isn't enough for us. We resist change,
as in our lives and our relationships and in our careers, because a reality feels like is not enough and we reject situations, people and even our selves bill we feel like none of it is enough for us right now.
But what, if we accept this moment and everything and everyone in it as exactly enough? What are we accepted? That this moment
is slipping away right now, it's all the flu.
Meantime, we have within this moment as enough without needing to share it or capture it or alter it in any way. Think about it. This moment is
not what, if we started acting like a seven Montrose for making, the best of the present moment
Like I mentioned, I often forget to pause and appreciate the present moment for what it is self implemented, a simple strategy to support the practice of doing so. In a nutshell, I proactively remind myself this
meant is enough to situation is enough. These people are enough. I am enough, etc. Man,
meantime a catch myself thinking. Otherwise I pause and read the following. Montrose to myself. I keep them on a folded paper, my wallet, then I take a deep breath and bring my folks and appreciation back to the present number one. If you worry too much about what
could be and what might have been. You will ignore and overlook the beauty of. What is right now. Is life? Don't miss it. Never too, like over everything else. Interests were mine yourself, how fortunate you're, too, experiencing this moment right here right now, the more Europe
He it the better. It will be in July, discusses further and the happiness chapter of one thousand little things happy successful people do differently. Number three stop rushing
breathe, be where you are your, where you're supposed to be
at this very moment. Every step and experience is necessary. Number four
the richest human being, isn't the one who has the most, but the one who needs less to be happy wealth. Is a mindset want less and appreciate more in this moment, number five allow yourself to be a beginner. No one starts off being great and no one is grey. All the time do the best you can until you know better once you know better
you better number six dont, compare your progress with that of others. We all need our own time travel, our own distance focus on your door.
really rituals focus on the step we are taking right now. That is enough angel.
I built tiny, powerful, daily rituals with our students and the goals and growth module of getting back to happy number seven be present there,
few joys and life that equal, a genuine conversation with genuine story, a genuine perspective, a genuine laugh, a genuine hug or genuine friend right now,.
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The documentary on Netflix called the social dilemma is a decent place to get a renewed via social media by the way, so maybe check that one out, I think, I'll wrap it up here, have a great rest of your day and I'll be back tomorrow or your optimal life awaits.
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