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January 2017

mindfulness

MLK-inspired post | What are you doing for others?

As humans we have the potential to achieve great things. Great things usually start from humble beginnings. What one thing you can do today to make this world a better place? It doesn’t need to be grand or time consuming. A kind gesture may be through text, phone call, letter or in-person. When we help others, we are, in turn, helping ourselves. Let Martin Luther King, Jr. be a reminder of us to dream big and take actions. “If you can’t fly then run, if you can’t run then walk, if you  ...

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What is true happiness?

What is your definition of true happiness? Is there such thing as true happiness? Why is it that when we are surrounded by material wealth that we feel something is still missing? Is true happiness felt from the inside? I invite you to consider what makes your heart happy. How often do you feel moments of true happiness? For me my heart is happy when I dedicate time for self-care, go to the temple, surround myself with positive, supportive people, or simply be present in the present moment.  ...

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Daily routine

How are you spending your time today? This question may reveal your interests and priorities or the lack thereof. Dissect your morning routine, afternoon routine, and/or evening routine. Track the time you spend doing an activity. Observe your feelings completing an activity. This is one way to cultivate mindfulness in your daily routine.  

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mental health, wellness

Support system

It’s truly hard to survive and thrive in this world alone. Identifying your support system/tribe/squad/community is super important. No one should ever have to feel alone. Life is already tough enough. Getting through each day is a challenge in itself. There are different forms of support system such as online, phone, and face-to-face. Consider who your support systems are. If you don’t have one, find one/make one. You can make that choice today. Your support system can life you  ...

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