28 Apr You REALLY should read this and you REALLY should start making time for these 21 things!
As I've written many times before, happiness and success is largely about making the right choices.
And making the right choices for happiness and success is largely about making more time for things that have a positive influence and spending less time on things that have a negative influence.
Sounds easy, right?
Well if you're struggling to know exactly what to spend more or less time on then check out this great list from Life Hack's Esther Litchfield-Fink…
You wonder where time goes. It’s easy to think that “tomorrow” will be a better day to do things that will lead to a better life. Somehow there will be more money, a better relationship, a move, and only then will you have the time to stop and smell the roses.
Here are some things that you should start making time for. And little by little, you will see that by doing so, your life is richer, and your relationships, both with yourself and others, improve.
1. Take better care of yourself.
Start with the little things. Get a haircut before you really need one. Go to sleep a little earlier. Eat your veggies. Pick one thing at a time, like drinking more water one week, and the next have an extra fruit for breakfast.
2. Indulge in passions and hobbies.
Do what you love, even if it’s just checking out a website about a passion or hobby. Go to a specialty shop during your lunch break or on your way home from work one day just to look around.
3. Initiate long and intimate conversations with loved ones.
Instead of waiting for the perfect moment, go ahead and start a deeper conversation with a loved ones, even if you’re in the middle of the kitchen. Don’t wait for them to be the one to start; make time to go for it in the moment. It will feel awesome.
4. Listen to others without judgment.
This takes intention rather than a lot of time. Next time someone that you usually pass judgment on or have expectations of speaks, just take the time to listen instead of speaking.
5. Read great books.
It may seem like it’s going to leave you with less time to read through the latest gossip magazine or website, but you’d be surprised how easy it is to fit in reading a classic piece of literature. Check one out and leave it on your counter top or bedside table for a few nights…
…keep reading the full and original list/article HERE