10 things you need to be doing for a fabulous life!

10 things you need to be doing for a fabulous life!

by Laura Ann Allahverdi

Having a truly fabulous life requires a bit of maintenance.

Zig Ziglar said it best when he said: "People often say that motivation doesn't last. Well, neither does bathing — that's why we recommend it daily."

Because when you shower, you will get dirty again, you will need to shower again.

When you eat a meal, you will get hungry again, you will need to eat again.

When you buy toilet paper, you will use it up and need to buy more toilet paper again.

When you are happy and motivated you will get down again, you will have to get happy and motivated again.

Nothing lasts forever. It's never a "one and done" type deal, but rather a practice, an evolution and continuation of growth. You have to keep doing things over and over again to keep up your quality of life.

These are 10 things I do [all the time] to ensure a fabulous life.

And you can be doing them too!

(in no particular order)

1. Change my thoughts

If I think something is hard I wonder what it would feel like if it were easy. I constantly monitor my thoughts and change them to ones that feel better. Your thoughts create your reality. When I'm not feeling great, I follow that feeling back to what I was thinking about and I change the thought.

2. Forgive

I forgive you and I forgive me. I let myself off the hook. I'm not perfect, no one is. I reflect on the past and see what still bugs me today and forgive. I let go of anger and resentment that gets carried around like a huge weight on my shoulders. I let myself live without it. It doesn't change the past to keep it, so I let it go. I do this constantly with new stuff that comes up each day. I use the mantra: I forgive you. I'm sorry. I love you. Most of the time I am talking to me.

3. Move my body

If I am not at the gym taking a body sculpting class, Pilates or yoga class, I am walking outside. I just go out the door and go. Often I make it to the beach and walk there. Everyday I move my body. It keeps things in flow all around me…

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