Monday Motivation…Your Happiness Comes from Within๐Ÿ˜ƒ

Happy Monday friends...new week, fresh start to create your happy๐Ÿ˜€are you ready??? Read on:๐Ÿ‘‡๐Ÿพ

Look we all know life isn't the sweetest candy. Sometimes, when I feel like the world is just too heavy, I look around and find people who continued to live fascinating and wonderful lives. And then thoughts come popping into my mind like bubbles from nowhere โ€“ โ€œHow did their life become so adorably sweet? How come they still can manage to laugh and play around despite a busy stressful life?โ€  Then I pause and observed for awhileโ€ฆ I figured out that maybe, they start to work on a place called "self".๐Ÿค”
So, how does one become genuinely happy? 

Step 1 is to love yourself. 

My old teacher once said that "loving yourself means accepting."  To love oneself means to accept that you are not a perfect being, but behind the imperfections must lie a great ounce of courage to be able to discover ways on how to improve your repertoire to recover from our mistakes. 

Genuine happiness also pertains to contentment. When you are contented with the job you have, the way you look, with your family, your friends, the place you live in, your car, and all the things you now have โ€“ truly, you know the answer to the question "how to be genuinely happy."

When we discover a small start somewhere from within, that small start will eventually lead to something else, and to something else. But if you keep questioning life and how it has never done you any good, you will never be able to find genuine happiness.

I believe that life is about finding out about right and wrong, trying and failing, winning and losing. These are things that happen as often as you inhale and exhale. Failure, in a person's life has become as abundant and necessary as air. But this should not hinder us from becoming happy.

How to be genuinely happy in spite all these? I tell youโ€ฆ every time you exert effort to improve the quality of life and your being, whether it is cleaning up your room, helping a friend, taking care of your sick dog, fail on board exams and trying again, life gives you equivalent points for that. 

Imagine life as a big score board like those which are used in the NFL. Every time you take a step forward, you make scoring points. Wouldn't it be nice to look at that board at the end of each game and think to yourself โ€œWhew!๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿพ I got a point today. I'm glad I gave it a shot.โ€, instead of looking at it all blank and murmur โ€œGeez, I didn't even hit a score today. I wish I had the guts to try out. We could have won!โ€ and then walk away.

Genuine happiness isn't about driving the hottest Formula 1 car, nor getting the employee of the year award, earning the highest 13th month pay, or beating the sales quota. Sometimes, the most sought after prizes in life doesn't always go to the fastest, the strongest, the bravest or not even the best. So, how do you become genuinely happy?  Every one has his own definition of "happiness". 

Happiness for a writer may mean launching as much best selling books as possible. Happiness for a basketball rookie may mean getting the rookie of the year award. Happiness for a beggar may mean a lot of money. Happiness for a business man may mean success. So, really now, how do we become genuinely happy? Simple. You don't have to have the best things in this world. It's about doing and making the best out of every single thing. When you find yourself smiling at your own mistake and telling your self "Oh, I'll do better next time", you carry with you a flame of strong will power to persevere that may spread out like a brush fire. You possess a willingness to stand up again and try โ€“ that will make you a genuinely happy person. 

When you learn to accept yourself and your own faults. You pass step 1 in the project "how to become genuinely happy". For as long as you know how to accept others, you will also be accepted. For as long as you love and know how to love, you will receive love ten folds back.

Again, throw me that same question "how to become genuinely happy?". I'll refer you to a friend of mine who strongly quoted- "Most of us know that laughter is the best medicine to life's aches and pain. But most of us don't know that the best kind of laughter is laughter over self,because then you don't just become happy you also become free."

Have an amazing start to the week…๐Ÿ’ž

Follow Me For More Inspiration:

Instagram

Twitter

Like My Facebook Biz Page:

AshesToBeauty Mentoring

Join My Facebook Group:

Unleashing Your Mask

Advertisements

Monday Motivation….

Happy Monday friends...are you ready to do what feels good this week๐Ÿ˜€ here go:

A thought is an energy. Energy always wants to manifest itself.

Energy can not be stocked or blocked. It will get out anyway. If you do something to prevent your energy from flowing, it will find another way to express itself. If you do not follow your own energy, your intuition, if you swim against the stream of your own flow, energy will express itself in sickness, tiredness, depression, skin diseases, temper tantrums, agressiveness and other not so pleasant things.
So why not follow the road where your energy takes you? This is your road, your way!๐Ÿง๐Ÿฝโ€โ™€๏ธ

Do you know the song โ€œI did it my wayโ€? Well, if you do things your way, if you dare being yourself, you will feel the energy.

As long as you try to be somebody else to please your parents, peers, husband, wife, boss, children, neighbours or whatever, your energy will be stuck.
Ok, you say, but wonโ€™t I become selfish, an outlaw, a social disaster by following my own road? No! You will become yourself. That is freedom : to be yourself. ๐Ÿคท๐Ÿพโ€โ™€๏ธ

See the world like a big wardrobe. Everybody has his own costume. There is only one that fits you perfectly. As long as you try to be someone else, you are walking around with a costume that is either too small or too big for you. You donโ€™t feel comfortable in it. And what else is, you โ€œstoleโ€ a costume that belongs to someone else! That means you are not at the right place doing the right thing with the right people! You took someone elseโ€™s place, someone elseโ€™s costume!

How can you know if you are at the right place, doing the right thing with the right people? There is a very simple criterion to find out : the questions stop in your mind! This spinning machine in your head that was torturing you for years has just stopped by itself! You can feel it : you feel good, everything is โ€œrightโ€, your talents are asked for and you have the greatest pleasure to offer them to the those around you. Everything falls at his place. Questions vanish and make place for peace.

As long as you torture yourself with all these questions, it means you still didnโ€™t find your right spot on earth. You are doing an activity that somebody else should be doing. And your โ€œjobโ€ is getting done by someone else who is not at his right place either! You see? Itโ€™s like a puzzle : if everyone is at his right place doing the thing he knows the best, everyone would be at peace, filled with energy and health, and everyone would live in wealth.

Go searching for your right place. The moment you stop being harassed by so many questions and you feel your energy flowing in your veins, you know this is it! You are on your road, your road to freedom. This IS freedom!

Look for it, go for it!
Have an awesome week….๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ’•
Remember do this your way and find happiness doing it!

๐“ž๐“ต๐“ฒ๐“ฟ๐“ฒ๐“ช ๐“‘. ๐“ข๐“ฑ๐“ฎ๐“น๐“ฑ๐“ฎ๐“ป๐“ญ

[Life Empowerment Mentor/ Transformation Coach

Monday Motivation…..Setting Goals โœ๐Ÿพ

#goals

Start your week off being intentional about your goals…..in order to be kick ass about them follow these tips:

1๏ธโƒฃImprove Your Physical Health ๐Ÿƒ๐Ÿพโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿคธ๐Ÿพโ€โ™€๏ธ
How in the world are you going to reach any goals with bad health? Remember when you had that cold, fever or aching back? Were you in any kind of mood to work on your life goals? I don’t think so. But when you start eating healthy and working out, all kinds of energy comes flooding in and whether it’s painting a room or starting a business, good physical health makes goals much easier to attain. So get off your butt and start taking care of your body. Good things will follow. Goals will be reached.

2๏ธโƒฃImprove Your Mental Health๐Ÿฉบ๐Ÿง˜๐Ÿพโ€โ™€๏ธ
Living in a culture that bombards us with information, advertisements and infinite choice, as well as inflicting us with downsizing and other incredible job stressors, is taking a huge negative toll on our societies health. We are living in an age of chronic stress. All these stressors create enormous mind chatter and reducing this mind chatter is key. It’s important to realize that this mind chatter takes us away from the present moment. We end up worrying instead of enjoying the world around us. Try this. Take a grape and pop it in your mouth. Roll it around and feel the texture – taste that sweet juice. This is called practising mindfulness. Living in the present moment. Conscious reflection. Meditation. The more you are able to reduce that useless mind chatter, the more you live in the present moment and experience calmness and peace. A little conscious reflection or meditation is astonishingly powerful. Try it.

3๏ธโƒฃImprove Your Financial Health๐Ÿ’ฐ
Money makes our world go around. We like money. There is nothing wrong with money. Money is our friend. The only time that money inflicts pain upon us is when we owe it. And why do we owe it? Because we live beyond our means. Because it is easy to get credit. Because our entire capitalistic society is on a treadmill of endless consumerism. Having good finances means freedom, control and increased opportunity. Bad finances provide handcuffs, stress, worry and no opportunity. So the choice is clear. Forget about status symbols and keeping up with the neighbours. It’s simple when it comes down to good financial health. Live within you means. That’s it. Let me repeat myself. Live with your means.

“What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.”
Zig Ziglar

๐“ž๐“ต๐“ฒ๐“ฟ๐“ฒ๐“ช ๐“‘. ๐“ข๐“ฑ๐“ฎ๐“น๐“ฑ๐“ฎ๐“ป๐“ญ

Life Empowerment Mentor/Transformation Coach

Monday Mindset….๐Ÿฆ‹

For many people happiness is an elusive butterfly in the garden of life. Imagine a young child in the garden on a summer day. The child sees a beautiful butterfly flitting from flower to flower. With eyes of wonder the child wants to see it close up, touch it, and hold it in their hands. The child goes towards the flower that the butterfly is resting on, with arms out stretched, only to find as he just gets in reach, the butterfly moves to another flower. Undeterred the child follows the butterfly to the next flower, and then the next, but the butterfly always stays just out of reach.๐Ÿ˜Š

As adults, happiness can seem just like that butterfly, always just out of reach. It becomes almost an obsession and the words โ€œif onlyโ€ฆโ€ become an increasingly large part of our thoughts and vocabulary. If only I had more money I would be happy, if only I was in a great relationship I would be happy, if only I could have a different jobโ€ฆโ€ฆโ€ฆ.and the list goes on. Even if we achieve one of our โ€œif only โ€œdesires, the happiness we seek is still just out of our reach. The truth of the saying โ€œThe grass is always greener on the other side of the fenceโ€ becomes our focus and perception. If this becomes our focus, we find that dissatisfaction and unhappiness increasingly keep growing in our life and experience.

The unhappiness within us can not be completely satisfied by external events or circumstances. To find happiness in life we must first be at peace with ourselves internally. External events and circumstances can bring us happiness in the moment, but they do not have a lasting effect on our inner self. Life experience brings a mixture of good and bad circumstances to everyone. To rely on lifeโ€™s experiences for our source of happiness would mean living life in a constant emotional roller-coaster ride.

๐Ÿ˜ƒHappiness comes from within. The inner contentment that survives the roller coaster ride of life has its roots deep within our being. The source of happiness comes from finding and embracing who we are as a person, and living a life of purpose. We need to find peace in every aspect of our life- the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual. To discover acceptance, purpose and peace in all of these areas will give a sense of completion in life. If we neglect any one of these areas, we experience a sense of emptiness and feel something is missing. There is not a solid foundation for building happiness within, but we then, typically start to try to fill this incompleteness by looking for outside solutions. That is the point when we can fall into the โ€˜elusive butterflyโ€™ syndrome, and experience such frustration.

Is happiness an elusive butterfly for you? Spend some time in quiet reflection. Are you neglecting one of the four important parts of who you are and experiencing a sense of emptiness within? The more you discover, embrace and accept your uniqueness and purpose, the more you will experience the butterfly of happiness alighting on your shoulder.

Sending positive vibes friends….๐Ÿ’‹

Daily Reminder…Monday Motivation

Yes…it’s Monday again!!!

A fresh new day for a fresh new start and if there were some goals you wanted to accomplish last week, start today!!!

Start by visualizing yourself getting shit done…๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿพ

Visualizing your dreams coming true makes it easier to work toward achieving it; it keeps the achievement alive in you.

This is a very important part of your journey that may help you access how much you want that certain thing that you have been wishing and hoping for!!๐Ÿ˜Š

Have an awesome productive week my friends…๐Ÿ’‹

3 Keys To Knowing (And Getting) EXACTLY What You Want – xoNecole

I’ll admit it: I’ve been getting a little annoyed by all of the memes, statuses and reminders that 2020 is right around the corner. Partly because I consider my birthday as my own personal New Year, but also because many times, our Instagram feeds look like a buffet of other peoples’ accomplishments
โ€” Read on www.xonecole.com/keys-to-knowing-exactly-what-you-want/

#mondaymorivation

Monday Motivation…Organize Your Life๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿพ

#mondaymotivation

Sometimes you are so overwhelmed with endless work or studies, family and friends. You find that you donโ€™t have the time to do anything. So how exactly, do you organize your life and create more hours in a day?

1. Get yourself a plannerโœ๏ธ๐Ÿฝ๐Ÿ“’

Write down everything that you need, your groceries list, your phone, your appointment dates. Write everything down inside there. Then in your planner, make a to-do list for your day. Donโ€™t make a list that you canโ€™t achieve. Like for instance, you would like to complete a paper by today. That is impossible isnโ€™t it? Break your large tasks into small actionable tasks. Then make a to-do list for the week. This is an extension of your daily list. What you canโ€™t do today, you can do tomorrow for that week.

2. Be effective with your activities

Do all your shopping at one go. Donโ€™t go to the store to buy your milk now, then in the evening, drop by to buy toilet paper. You are wasting your time. Compile a shopping list and do all your shopping at one go. Another example will be to pay your bills all at one time instead of paying them at different times.

3. Multitask

Do you have to wait at the dentist for an appointment and at the same time you have to write that important paper? So whilst you are waiting for the dentist, bring your piece of paper and brainstorm about the ideas you use to write in your paper. Load the washing machine and whilst waiting for it, send some emails, or do your calls.

4. Assign a time frame๐Ÿ•›

Set a timeframe for your tasks each day. Give a time slot for each item and plan your day properly. For example, you have to go to the dentists at 11 and you also have to buy groceries. So while you are out of the house, put your groceries shopping at 10 in the morning and then you can go to the dentist after that. Then you can go straight away home. You are saving time and saving on fuel too instead of two trips out of the house.๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿพ

So what are you waiting for? Get your life organized and you will find that you have more hours in a day to do everything! ๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿพ

๐“›๐“ช๐“ญ๐”‚ โ€˜๐“žโ€™

Daily Reminder…Monday Motivation๐Ÿ’ž

#dailyreminder

Remember taking action requires you to have faith in yourself โ€“ especially when everything and everyone around you is telling you that you cannot do it. In the end, you have to remember that you know yourself best. You know what you are capable of, and if you believe that your vision is within reach then don’t โ€abort the processโ€ when difficulties arise.

God created your vision for you…๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿพ

Have an awesome โœจ and blessed week!

๐“›๐“ช๐“ญ๐”‚ โ€˜๐“žโ€™