1. Start the day with a prayer.
It is always best to start your day with a prayer. Ask for guidance. Never ever underestimate the power of a prayer.
2. Change your life’s perspective.
Life oftentimes leads us to difficult situations. These are situations that we can’t change anymore. What happens, happen. The best thing we can do about it is changing our attitude in dealing with it.
3. Control your thoughts.
Our mind is a battlefield. An everyday battle between good and evil. A collision of right and wrong. Remember, you are the master of your mind. You control your mind. Not the other way around. Don’t entertain negative thoughts. Block them immediately because it won’t do you good. It only steals your happiness.
4. Control your anger.
When things go wrong, it’s so easy to succumb to your anger but you need to ask yourself if it will provide you any good in the long run. Will things be okay if you get angry about it? Close your eyes and take a deep breath. When the anger is still here, go out for a while and take a deep breath. Compose yourself well. Let not anger ruin your day.
5. Learn to appreciate everything.
There is a saying that goes like “Every day may not be good, but there’s something good in every day”. Sometimes, we overlook things and tend to neglect what’s really important for us. Learn to appreciate your family and friends or even your partner. Appreciation doesn’t mean being always thankful for big things. Sometimes, it’s the small things that count.
6. Be kind to everyone.
The way you treat a person speaks a lot about your personality. Stop judging people based on their appearances. Sometimes, your little actions determine your attitude in dealing with others. Don’t be get easily pissed off by a waiter’s mistake or when someone suddenly cuts your driving. Give a chance.
7. Always remember your goals.
It keeps you going. Having goals, whether it’s a short term or a long term, helps you to focus more. Always remember why you are doing this.
8. Learn to say “No”.
Saying “No” is one of the hardest answers one can make. Saying “No” usually denotes being a kill joy when someone asks you out for a night party or being an old fashioned when someone asks you to try a new style or trend. It is so hard to resist when people are constantly bugging you for something but always ask yourself it will bring you any good. Don’t take me wrong. It is not bad for someone to at least try new things but responsibility comes with it.
Devote at least thirty minutes to an hour daily to exercise. At first, you may get easily bored with it but that’s the trick. On how maintaining your discipline. You don’t need to go to a gym for your exercise. You can do it in the comfort of your homes or in office during breaks. They need not to be so crucial. There are many DIY’s exercises found in the Internet wherein you can utilize some household things found in your homes.
10. Do at least one thing that makes you happy.
Whether it’s indulging yourself to your favorite ice cream or treating yourself to your favorite restaurant, you surely need to give yourself a reward after a long day’s work, right?