Even for the simple things, everyone benefits from a reminder every once in a while.
I’ve found I need to remind myself of certain concepts around happiness, simplicity and mindfulness when I start to feel unbalanced.
This happens when something unexpected throws me off guard. When receiving some bad news. Or perhaps when there’s been a long string of hectic days or weeks.
Sometimes you just feel down. Tired. Frustrated. Or perhaps just plain unmotivated to do anything.
Whatever it is you’re feeling, don’t try to suppress it. It will only make it worse. It’s much more productive to let yourself feel with intention—without any apology, explanations or guilt.
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