Are you in a rut spiritually, physically or emotionally? Maybe your life is feeling a bit hollow; lacking something you can't define? There are so many things we can do to make life better.
I've put together a couple dozen ways to improve your physical, emotional and spiritual life. Everything from sleeping on a Tempurpedic mattress to attending a non-secular retreat to reading a good book. Take a look... I bet you will find some that work well for you.
MAKE YOUR physical LIFE BETTER
- get better sleep (light darkening shades, white music if you need it, and a tempurpedic mattress if you can swing it) - exercise most days of the week in ways that you can learn to enjoy - eat properly most of the time and get help to do so if you need it - learn how to meditate or do yoga - get massages from a licensed massage therapist - learn deep breathing and practice it often - trim down and hire a coach or nutritionist if you have to - feed your brain (soduku, crosswords, Nintendo zenses, on-line puzzles) - be affectionate with your partner, friends, parents, pets - see your doctors regularly, take your medications religiously - have an active and healthy sex life
MAKE YOUR emotional and intellectual LIFE BETTER
- mentor a child - befriend a senior or a group of seniors at an assisted living facility - engage with your family often - keep friends close and nurture them - foster a dog or cat, it might save their life - live green - give back to your community through volunteer work or scouts or adopt a road - take classes, learn to do new things, develop new hobbies or interests - read the book "Emotional Intelligence" by Daniel Goleman - read for enjoyment, even if it's been ?? since you finished a good book
MAKE YOUR spiritual life BETTER
- create the circumstances of your life by living with intention - take proactive steps to ground yourself and be centered in how you live - develop your talents and special gifts - determine whether you are accountable to someone or something for your life - rebuild the faith you may have left behind - if you practice Christianity, examine your habits of prayer, spiritual reading, church, fellowship, retreats and renewal