|Posted on February 24, 2020 at 8:15 PM||comments (87)|
Mad, Sad or Glad Mindset
Your mindset is key. Your brain is amazing (of course it is, tucked right inside the REST of the amazing body of yours!). When we think of mindset, we think of the power to change your mood, change your outlook.
Growing up, our mom would hand out horrible, unattainable tasks such as ‘make your bed’ or ‘vacuum the living room’ (she was a monster) and in our grumblings to get them done, she would say, ‘It doesn’t matter HOW you do it… as long as it gets done. You can do it ‘mad, sad or glad’- that is up to you. But if you do it ‘glad’ you will feel happier, and, heaven forbid, you may even feel good about yourself while doing it. You might even be proud to be part of a beautiful clean house. Over the years, I can’t say I have always done dishes with a smile on my face, but it stays in my mind. The choice is mine. Even with small tasks. Choose ‘Glad’, as often as you can…. You have the power.
|Posted on January 30, 2020 at 2:20 PM||comments (93)|
Gratitude can change your life by quite literally improving the quality of it. You’re the sum of all your parts, and it’s gratitude that can help to benefit each of those small parts. Your mental health and wellness, your emotional and spiritual aptitude, and even your physical strength can all be derived from simple of gratitude.
Studies have uniquely linked gratitude with satisfaction of life and it’s no secret that people who are grateful for things are far more satisfied in their lives. When you can appreciate the importance of things in your life, no matter what shape, size or form factor they might take on, it improves all the parts and pieces of you.
Hugs from Kris
|Posted on January 30, 2020 at 2:15 PM||comments (39)|
Life is all about focus. Whatever we focus on, we move towards. When we live in a state of troubles and negativity, we see more of that. It’s easy to see something in a negative light when you’re focused on that. It’s easy to see all the problems surrounding a situation when your thinking is habitually geared towards that.
On the flip side, it’s also easy to see things in a positive light, even when problems come. If you’ve ever met a super positive person, you know what I mean. They look for the silver-lining in the all situations (even when things go sideways). AND, if they can’t find one, they try to find solace in the fact that whatever they are going through will either pass or make them stronger.
But it’s not just about being a positive person; having gratitude can change your life because it breathes positivity into everything you’re doing. It’s a monumental shift in focus, a new way of seeing things, one that involves a wild-eyed appreciation for the beauty of all things. You move from living in a state of lack, to living in a state of sheer abundance in every possible way.
Still, this doesn’t happen overnight. This shift in focus requires time and a habitual retraining of the mind. But it does occur. You can easily move from a negative state to a positive state by recounting all of the things that you have to be grateful for on a daily basis.
Hugs from Kris
Hugs from Kris