Yes life is tough, I am the first to admit it, but being a person who has just started to live life on my own terms at 40+, I wanted to create a life of contentment and peace. By contentment I don't mean to take everything life throws at me and to quietly accept it, but to be grateful for what I couldn't change and work towards what I could. So I came up with this list which has become my bible on days when I am not feeling so positive and upbeat about life. It's a list I made to create a life of simplicity and abundance, of utter silence from within and of pure peace.
Here are the ABCs of living a life of peace, tranquility and spiritual abundance:
A- Approach each day with a passion and excitement. Open your arms for all good things that are coming your way
B- Be who you are and stop putting on a mask on to please others
C- Cut the crap- remove negative people and things from your life
D- Dedicate your life to "You" and the ones you love
E- Enjoy the little things in life like a beautiful sunset or a smile from a stranger
F- Forgive, forgive and forgive
G- Give to others in the form of love and kindness
H- Happiness is the key to living a healthy peaceful life , find happiness in everything
I- Invest in your own passions. We do so many things to make others happy but we don't invest enough time to follow our own passions
J- Just relax and enjoy the moment
K- Karma is a bitch. Put good energy out there and that's what will come to you
L- Love IS the answer to everything. Love yourself, the people around you, nature and just love life!
M- Memories are our very own treasure boxes. Use them carefully when you are feeling down
N- Never underestimate your own strength
O- Open your heart and soul to the beauty around you.
P- Pessimism is a silent killer
Q- Quietly accept your flaws and greatnesses, vwork on improving your flaws and be proud of your
R- Relentlessly pursue your goals and dreams
S- Silence and stillness are the strongest tool we have. Only when we silence the chatter in our mind can we find ultimate peace
T- Take time to nourish your soul, even if it's five minutes a day
U- Unload guilt, past disappointments and the fear of the future from your inner being
V- Voice your opinions about things that make you happy and also about things that upset you so people around you can understand you better
W- Walk in the direction of happiness , don't walk backwards and clutter your mind with events from the past
X- eXhale... nothing ever stays the same, good times will come
Y- YOU are the answer to all the questions you have. Look deep within and everything you need is inside of you
Z- Zillion -- the number of reasons you should be grateful that you are alive and breathing, that you have been given this wonderful opportunity and a chance to live a good and blessed life!