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Thursday, January 8, 2009

Things to do for Free

Here are some tasks from a sheet I've had for several years - these items are intended to motivate you and allow you to live a more fulfilling life. I included some editorial comments! (if you can stand them)

- Take a 10 minute walk - every day, and smile - it is the ultimate anti-depressant. The funny thing about smiling is if you walk around with a smile, people smile back at you and they ask you where things are, especially in a grocery store. This makes me feel popular and needed so I smile all the time.

- Sit in silence for at least 10 minutes each day. I have never done this one - I think it might make me crazy to be alone with myself - besides I'm not sure where to go to be alone unless I park on a deserted road....sounds kind of dangerous to me, I think I'll skip this one.

- When you wake up in the morning complete the following statement, "My Purpose is to ____________ today."
This sounds pretty good - I might change this to "the most important thing to do today is...."

- Play more games and read more books this year.
I'm all about that - only not the electronic type of games, actually get dirty outside and use what nature provides! I love doing that.

- Make time to practice meditation and prayer.
I could definitely use more time to meditate - maybe I'll do this instead of sit in silence....maybe I'll listen - you can pick up on so much if you just sit, listen, wait...

- No one is in charge of your happiness EXCEPT YOU.
I forget this often....I let others try to make me happy or I try to make others happy - you can't force someone to be happy, I've tried!

- Don't take yourself so seriously. No one else does.
This goes a long way in showing humility - sometimes I forget it's not all about me and that my trifles aren't foremost in others minds - I know it's hard to believe.

- What other people think of you is none of your business.
I worry about this a lot. I am much happier when being me, instead of that person I want others to see....Me is much more fun anyway, She can be a pain in the kester!

- Get rid of anything that isn't useful, beautiful or joyful. I might be awhile on this one.


Susie said...

Good advice for sure. I need to apply some of these principles to my life. That last little tidbit could definitely take a long time.


Awesome post!

Pear tree cottage! said...

What a great post to read at this time of year.......I am with the others who have left comments "Awesome"

Lee-ann in very hot Australia.

Adventure girl wanna be said...

Hi there! Thanks for visiting me! I love your list! I will think of it all day;) I am in the process of clearing out and getting rid of;)

Daisy said...

What a great post, Melissa. Some very good ideas here. I REALLY need to do that clean things out one. We just have too much stuff that we don't really need or want. Finding the time to go through things is the biggest problem for me. Have a great weekend! :D

Queen of Dreamsz said...

This is ALL so good...I especially like the smiling part because it really can make people wonder what's up, ya know? And you're right people start asking you where things are...happens to me in Office Depot. I must really look like I know something...:0) So many with frowns and too much seriousness going's life, smile!, we aren't getting out of here alive..LOL Have some fun! Enjoyed your blog so much..will be back. :0)

Queen of Dreamsz

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