LIFESTYLE: Three Important Things

What are three important things that will help us to live a meaningful life?

  1. Commit to enjoying life, regardless of what happens.

  • Stay engaged in life.
  • Strive to do your best in whatever you undertake.
  • Be optimistic: search for solutions and do not give up.
  • Express gratitude for what you have.
  • Be aware of your negative beliefs.
  • Develop positive beliefs.
  • Participate in simple pleasurable activities.
  • Do now what is really important for you.
  • Realize that you have something of value to contribute.
  1. Practice being centered.
  • Let the extremes go.
  • Look inward to cultivate a calm and peaceful mind.
  • Practice meditation, prayer, yoga, stress reduction exercises.
  • Pay attention to your emotions, thoughts, intentions and actions.
  • Relax in the flow of life events.
  • Make responsible choices.
  1. Develop your relationships.
  • Value and care for people.
  • Adopt an attitude of openness and inclusiveness.
  • Take time to listen, to converse and to share.
  • Practice compassion by treating others as you wish to be treated.
  • Look for the good in everyone.
  • Share your positive qualities, talents, skills, experience and kindness.
  • Choose words that are positive.
  • Practice forgiveness.
  • Help others.
  • Practice integrity at all times.

Article prepared by Wally Lazaruk, January 2019