Inspirational English, Issue 40, 2017 Inspirational English, Issue 40, Sep Oct2017 - Page 26

1. Choose happiness. Radiate it. Happiness is a choice and an energy you can cultivate on a daily basis. Do your best to live in high vibration energy like love, peace, fun and joy – for your own well-being and fulfilment, and for the positive ripple effect it has on those around you and the entire world. __A)___Decide that no matter what happens, you will keep your heart open. 2. Enjoy the pleasures of life. You are the Universe experiencing itself through you. Show it a good time. ___B)____Get up early and watch a sunrise, swim in the ocean, devour fresh salads and juices, put on your favourite tunes, throw a dinner party, try a new recipe, relax in the park with a great book, have a second coffee, and do the things that make you feel fully alive. 3. Make empowered choices. You don't have control over everything in life but you do have control over your choices. Make choices that are loving and kind to you. Feel good about your choices. Make them with the right energy – wholeheartedness, joy and permission. Use permissive verbs – I can do this; I choose this. 4. Live in gratitude. Gratitude is deceptively simple yet incredibly powerful.___C)____ Say thank you numerous times a day. Thank you for fresh air, blue skies, rain drops, nourishing food, warm clothes, loved ones, and life itself. 5. Own your gifts. You are the only you in the history of humankind. There will never again be anyone else like you – with your unique and magical blend of talents, passions, quirks, ideas and energy. When you think of how many "sliding doors" moments and events in history had to happen for you to be here today, you may realize for a moment how incredibly precious and worthy you are. Shine your light. Own your gifts. Share your true authentic self with the world. 6. Listen to your heart. Become less centred in your circling thoughts and more centred in your heart and soul. When you can listen to your own soul instead of the noise of the world, you've mastered your life. Your inner guide will always tell you where to go, what to do, what to say, and to whom. Your soul knows exactly what is needed for your own highest good, growth and happiness. Following your bliss is a reasonable action plan for your life, because when you do, you open the floodgate to ideas, energy and inspiration. 7. Be creative and curious. Make time for soul journaling, dancing, art, and creating, adventuring, and solo dates to get to know yourself better____D)______ When you do, you become more present and alive, because you can no longer rely on your default autopilot half-asleep mode. Have endless curiosity towards life, and positive expectations. 26