#317: Mindfulness – to a happy mind

Here’s how to be more mindful and happy:

  • Watch Your Mind For 5 Minutes: Yeah, it’s often a crazy mess of thoughts you take wayyyy too seriously.
  • You Are Not Your Thoughts: If you had a broken arm, you wouldn’t say, “I am broken.”
  • Label Your Thoughts And Feelings: Put a frame around them. This dampens the emotions.
  • Don’t Just React To Thoughts. Decide: Ask yourself, “Is it useful?”
  • Be Compassionate: Only by being able to get close to the pain of others can you really help them.

Eric Barker,

How to Make Your Mind Happy: 5 Secrets to Mindfulness | TIME

Read the full article here: 5 Secrets to Mindfulness

It’s worth the time.

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#317: Mindfulness – to a happy mind

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