What is Zen?

Zen is a total state of focus that incorporates a total togetherness of body and mind. Zen is a way of being. It also is a state of mind. Zen involves dropping illusion and seeing things without distortion created by your own thoughts.

Monday, January 17, 2011

A Brand New Life

Let's start the new year being thankful for all that we have!  We all have somethings to be thankful for, even if it is as little as having our health.  I am just as guilty of over looking all the wonderful things that are going on in my life.  This year is my year!  So many bad things happened last year, but already in its short time so many good things have happened.  This is my first New Year's Resolution for you and me.  I have three other goals that I want to accomplish this year as well.  Three words: purge, organize, and lose.  I know that some are saying we shouldn't have resolutions because we are just setting ourselves up for failure, but if we don't set goals at some point where will we ever go? 

Start small and work up to a higher achievement.  For example, I know I want to unclutter my life so I have vowed to learn to purge in all areas of my life.  Not only does it feel deliberating, but life feels less caotic!  First begin with something small like your purse, or your inbox.  Then gradually work up to things like your closet and then even maybe the garage.  Have a place planned out for everything planned to keep and a new home for things you can live without or don't need.  It feels good to give unwanted things to people that you know need and appreciate them.

I have also promised to get organized.  Again I have started small.  First I cleaned out my purse and put everything I needed to keep in its own place.  Credit cards went into a card holder, coins into a coin purse, beauty products in a makeup bag, and keys in the zipper pocket.  I have saved so much time just getting my purse organized I am still in awe!  No more digging in my purse for lost keys!

Lastly, Ihave written in stone that I will lose that extra weight I have gained since all of my stress has left me.  It truely is amazing what a lot of stress will do to your whole self image!  It truely isn't worth it...if you are dealing with stress that is truely too much, I say ditch what is causing the stress!  Never tell yourself..."but I can't..."  Your life is not worth that.

and remember....if you forget all else...God does not shut a door, without opening the door to opportunity!

1 comment:

  1. You always say things just the right way. I miss you!


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