All posts tagged: simplify

If Complaining Won’t Fix Anything,

What will? It’s seems like there’s always something to complain about. The day could be flowing smoothly and out of nowhere, oops, a mistake, a complaint, a misunderstanding. Last week I caught myself in complaining mode. Too much on the work to-do list as always. No surprise there. Have you noticed that when complaining becomes a routine habit it takes away the beauty of life? If complaining won’t fix anything, what will? Feeling gratitude, simplifying, finding support, taking a break, slowing down the pace, creating a plan, and changing your attitude are simple ways to get out of complaining mode. You don’t need to apply every single one of these strategies. Choosing one of them is enough to help flip your day around. Feel Gratitude Look at your situation with gratitude. If a new expense came up this month, you can say, “I am grateful to have the money to pay for this expense.” This shift in perspective reminds you how blessed you are for having the means to solve a problem. Another way to …

Celebrate the Little Things

Give yourself permission to celebrate the little things. It’s totally okay to feel accomplished on the days when you only had a few things to do. So what if today’s to-do list was simple? So what if you’re not going at the pace you’d like to? Celebrate that one step you took out of courage, out of hope, out of determination. Maybe you took that one step that brought you healing. Maybe today you took that one step that you know is making the world a better place. Maybe you took a step that brought you closer the the completion of a long-term goal. Maybe today you chose to cook a meal for yourself instead of buying fast-food. Or you talked to someone you hadn’t talked to in a long time. Maybe today you helped someone with something they would’ve struggled with had they completed the activity on their own. Maybe today went slower. Maybe there were more challenges. Maybe you did some waiting. Maybe you did all of the things that we do out …