True success is in the mind!

I am always fascinated with peoples ideas about success. Younger ones can have much grander ideas of course. However, I have met some elderly people full of life and still loving what they do and planning more. For me success has been more about overcoming defeat. I have experienced some major set backs in life. Most do as we get older, but for me, it started at forty. Some tips in recovery. Always use your energy for the present situation. Trying to fix old mistakes is impossible mostly. Never live in regrets, everything has its purpose. Yes, even the most awful experience teach us valuable skills. Hitting rock bottom is hard, however, rising from their is very rewarding. Getting old is not a problem: not looking after yourself is! Eating healthy is the best thing you can do for yourself. We are made to move, exercise stops a multitude of aches and pains. No point making comparisons between people. Thinking

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Pausing may just change your whole life

The more the metropolitan areas grow the harder it is for the average family to enjoy some quiet time. This is also true with the frantic pace that most occupations have to deal with in our modern world. What do we do when we seems like its impossible to get some quiet time to read, meditate or even get a good sleep… Perhaps it might be our perception and unrealistic expectations or even overdeveloped bad habits. Don’t get me wrong I like peace and quiet as much as the next guy, possibly more as I have aged. Consider this article below… P.38,39,40 The Power of Mindfulness Ven. Nyanaponika Thera ‘Under the influence of pausing for bare attention, the average rhythm of our everyday actions, speech and thoughts will also become more quiet and peace- ful. Slowing down the hurried rhythm of life means that thoughts, feelings, and perceptions will be able to complete the entire length of their natural lifetime.

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