5 Steps To Living Your Best Life

19 June

LIFE ISN’T MEANT TO BE EASY!​​​​​​​ We all go through ruts in our lives. We face difficult and sometimes heartbreaking circumstances that leave us feeling less than motivated to be our best. The key is to not linger in these dark places that lead to a bitter and unfulfilling life. Instead, face the negative emotions, deal with them head on and let them fuel you to be a better, not a worse human being. 

Feelings can break you down into tiny pieces. But Don’t let it!

  • Feeling burnt out, exhausted and stuck ?
  • Feeling anxious, depressed and irritable ?
  • Having a perpetual string of bad luck moments ?
  • Turning to food, drinking, drugs, television, or something else to numb the discomfort, “take the edge off,” or just avoid dealing with life ?
  • Having a “just don’t care” or “f-it” attitude  ?

If this is you and you’re tired of the struggle, I have good news. You CAN feel happy again and it doesn’t have to be hard. By making a few simple tweaks in your day, you can start to feel better almost instantly. Continue reading to learn my 5 tips to turn your buts into a nice butt. If you’d like more support, reach out, I’d love to work with you one on one!

5 ways to turn your buts into a nice butt

Practice gratitude – it may sound silly but I assure you, it works! Make a list of 5 things you’re grateful for at least once per day and additionally every time you start going down a negative or feel sorry for yourself space. You have more things to be grateful for in your life. YOU probably just don’t know it yet. START WRITING!

Get out and move – it doesn’t matter what it is – walk, do some squats, hire a trainer, just get your blood flowing! Movement is life and without it we die quickly. Your brain, heart, and muscles will thank you in the long run. Get up of your you know what and MOVE. It’s better than sitting on your butt for so man y hours everyday.

Practice being present in the moment – set an alarm as a reminder twice per day to just stop, look around, notice the sights / sounds / smells / etc.. around you and take a few deep breaths as you become aware of these things. Awareness will open new potentials and shine light on your ability to be great!

Nourish your mind, body and spirit – no matter what your beliefs are, all 3 are connected and you must nourish all 3 to feel fulfilled and true happiness. Get outside and enjoy nature, find a positive affirmation that makes you feel good and repeat it to yourself throughout the day, intentionally move your body and break a sweat daily. Tell someone how much you love them an do’t be afraid to give them a hug. Hug them for 30 seconds or more and make them feel completely uncomfortable. LOL

Surround yourself with positive people – whether it’s calling up a friend who makes you feel good about yourself, listening to a motivating podcast or reading a good book, take control over who you spend your time with and what you’re doing.  Your surrounding can make you or break you. Choose positive and remove the toxic crap out of your life. YOU DON’T NEED IT!

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