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Do the Thing You Fear the Most. If there s one thing that will change your thoughts quicker than anything else, it s facing your fears. 2. Stand up For Yourself A lot of people have difficulty in standing up for themselves. The first time you do it can be very empowering and your thoughts about yourself will change forever. 3. Stop Talking It s great to be silent for just a little while. Our thoughts turn inward and we begin to appreciate ourselves just a little more. 4. Strengthen Your Strengths Sometimes we focus too much on trying to strengthen our weaknesses when we should be concentrating on strengthening our strengths. 5. Take A Walk Around an Art Gallery You might not appreciate art or participate in it but it s great to see the thoughts of others on canvas. It can give us a tiny glimpse of what goes on in other people s minds. 6. Blindfold Yourself for a Day Walk in the shoes of a blind person for 1 full day, it will forever change the way you think about life. 7. Stand on a Chair for 5 Minutes Per Day Building self-discipline is a great way to take control of your mind and your thoughts. If you just get up and stand on a sturdy chair your mind will be wondering what the hell s going on and try and force you to get off the chair. Disciplining your mind is a great way to start changing your life. 8. Dance When There s Nobody There It s a strange sensation to dance on your own, although when I have done this I look like a dog having a seizure, nonetheless it s a great way to let go of your inhibitions. 9. Give Money to Someone Unexpectedly Whether it be on the internet, or in the street, just give a larger than normal donation to someone. This again is liberating and your thoughts about money will change for a few moments (that s all it takes to start the process of changing your life.) 10. Strengthen Your Thoughts About Yourself Reinforce your thoughts about your good points. If you are good at talking to people, tell yourself this often. If you are good at maths, tell yourself often. This has the benefit of reinforcing and strengthening your self image.
11. We ve got to ask why we avoid them in the first place. 17. Take A Risk Life would be boring without ever having taken a risk in your life. This totally smashes the boundaries of your comfort zone and your life could change forever. Most people are so afraid of doing this but it s a great way to empower yourself and let go of another inhibition. I don t mean when you ve got guests in. drop them. Believe In Yourself A lot of people believe their life has been pre-destined and there s nothing we can do to change it absolute rubbish. but just saying hi to stranger in the street or good morning can have an enormous impact on your day and the person you said hi to. Walk around The House Naked I can almost feel the shock at this. what s the worst that can happen? . Lock the door and totally liberate yourself and your thinking of what s right and what s wrong. Meditate Every Day Another powerfulthing that has the power to change your life and your thinking for good. 16. is it something within us that we are avoiding? 15. 18. Talk To A Stranger Again this is breaking our comfort zones. or are negative all the time. now write the article. YOU are the only person who controls the universe. Ask For a Discount When you buy anything from a shop that is over $100. I mean when everybody is out. 12. Write an Article About Yourself Imagine a newspaper has asked you to write an article of 1000 words or less about yourself and your life and they want to know what motivates you in life. think about that and start acting upon it. you are not serving them and they are not serving you and they are dragging your thoughts down. Stop Contact with Your Down People If you have people in your life who constantly drag you down. 19. I wouldn t advise doing it all the time. Read A Book By An Author You Most Avoid reading books by authors we avoid gives us a chance to take control of our minds and lets us see another side to our thinking. Honestly drop them from your life. it s a great feeling. Do something that you didn t want to do because you thought you wouldn t be any good at it. 14. This helps put your life into some perspective and gets you thinking about your childhood and growing up. ask for a discount. but from time to time. Tell the salesman you d like a 10% discount on the item. yes I did mean universe. Your universe is different from mine so you control your own universe. 13. Retreating into your mind for a few minutes every day will do you a power of good.
Share Your Skills Everybody has a skill of some kind.20. This has two benefits: a) You can really listen if you are not formulating the stories in your own head when someone is talking b) you will make the other person feel great as you are actively listening to them. What You Think. Pass On Your Good Books If you ve read a book and it changed your thinking or life in some way. Words on paper are powerful and can help shape your goals. 23. Spend More Time With Your Kids Your kids will grow up very quickly. 26. Be as outrageous as you want and just write about your ideal life and how you interact with it. Risk Embarrassment Imagine if you had seen the person of your dreams on a bus. 29. If you keep your act of kindness to yourself without ever telling anyone the feeling of positive energy lasts much longer. Give Someone A Gift For No Reason We always assume someone buys us a gift for a reason whether it be a birthday. pass it on to someone else who might benefit. Resist the urge to speak your views when someone is talking to you. If this happens to you. do something about it. .. Practice Gratitude We all know what we don t have in our lives because we spend a lot of time wishing we had them. 27. but you enhance your own skill by owning it. spend as much time as you can with them. Is An Impossible Goal If you work toward a goal without expectation you don t care about the outcome as much. 24. 22. Don t Talk Just Listen Enhance your listening skills by not talking when someone is speaking to you. Write Your Future Life Story Start from the age you are just now and start writing your future life story as you d like it to be. Buy someone a gift just because you know they would like it. You never know what will happen and how much your life could be changed. but are we really thankful for what we have? Spend time every single day being thankful for the good things we do have in our lives. Work Toward. you don t have as much expectation. don t keep it hidden. 28. Just say to them you thought you would come over and say how attractive they looked and felt you had to tell them. Do Something Nice And Don t Tell Anyone About It We tell others about our acts of kindness to let them know how nice we are and to seek approval. christmas or special occasion. or at the store and you didn t do anything about it how much would you kick yourself. 21. just listen to them and ask them more open ended questions at the appropriate times. Obviously don t turn into a weirdo and do it with every good looking person on the street. When you share it you not only have the power to help others. When you don t care about the outcome. 25.
. This reinforces someone else strengths or strengthens their weaknesses and makes them feel good about themselves. If you find worries you cannot act upon it means there is nothing you can do to change the outcome of that worry. 31. Or. 34. List All Your Worries Make a list of every single worry you have at the moment. Work On Each Worry In Turn Now that you have all your worries listed. What Is Your Best Quality Today Every morning for 10 seconds just state. 32. Stop Watching Soaps Soap operas actually have the power to alter your state of mind. Remember this when someone acts out of character and behaves in a way you don t approve of. what your best quality is. out loud if you can. Forgive Behavior The way we behave doesn t necessarily reflect our true thoughts. leave a comment and join in the community of people. You will notice that you don t have as many worries as you thought. This reinforces your strengths and weakens your perceived weaknesses. Read About Successful People If you want to change your thoughts and change your life read about people who have already done it and use them as guides. 37. Write A Comment If you visit a blog you like. Being lazy is good every ONCE IN A WHILE and it allows our mind to slow down and relax. 39. Go through them and start acting on them in turn. When you get it down on paper it s extremely surprising that you don t have as many as you d thought. Try and change it every day. tell them how good they are at that particular task.30. so forget it. Allow Yourself To Be A Lazy Git We are so used to filling our time with useful things to do and being productive we have forgotten the art of laziness. be part of starting it. Worrying consumes our thinking and we think our whole life is one big worry. if there is not much of a community. Make A Video Of Yourself And Post It To Youtube Why on earth would you do this? Just because you can! 36. 40. 33. People get so caught up in the emotions of the soap that they experience what the actors and actresses are doing. Tweet Your Moods If you use twitter why not tweet your moods daily and see if there is some kind of pattern after a few months. Tell Your Friends And Colleagues How Good They Are If a friend or colleague does something good. 35. why waste mind energy on something you cannot control at all? Read This Post for More Info 38.
Write To An Author Authors are people just like you and I and they love getting feedback about their work. What Do You Really Want To Do In Life You will find most people cannot answer this question simply because they are plodding along with life. Your Thoughts Really Do Have Power When you realize this. When you know what you really want to do with your life then your life takes another path. 48. I can t tell you that it s true you have to experience it for yourself. If a book touched you in some way or changed you. take your partner away. Hold your hands up and admit you made a mistake. If it s a suitcase full of money. Follow your instincts We don t trust ourselves nearly enough as we should. 43. Follow your instincts more and pay attention to the signals your body is picking up and see where it takes you. take time off work. no matter what the consequences are. You will be much more respected this way. Read This Post for More Info 45. However. Have A News Break What would happen if you never read a newspaper for a week? nothing at all. just thank them. If You Find Some Money Give It To Charity If you find money in the street don t pocket it. you wouldn t run out of things to talk about. This is true of everything in life. sudoku your mind. Just a little turns into something huge. 49. Do Something Spontaneous Jump on a bus without looking at the destination. (expand that boundary). 44.41. Newspapers sell because of their doom and gloom. 50. Do Something Every Day To Improve Your Mind Learn a new word. Change Your Thinking Style If something is not working out. read a stimulating blog post. 46. Don t look for a reply. read it and you are buying into it. You might find that your conscious brain gets in the way of your body signals a lot of the time. 47. try and change your thinking style and come at it from another angle. give it to someone who is homeless or better yet buy them a meal with it. buy your kids a gift. Always Admit It When You Have Made A Mistake Don t blame others or hide behind someone else. book a holiday. anything that will help your mind just a little. read This Post by DragosRoua . don t take the blame for others. do an anagram puzzle. do anything and make sure it s out of character. your life wouldn t change. you would still be as up on the world as everyone else. 42. it will change your thinking in so many ways. that s obviously a different story. take time to write to the author and thank them. read a book.
I paced my way through university. he was a caring man. The thing is the ones who might say something bad. This way your mind is focused on them for at least part of the day. thank the person and look for an opportunity to give someone else a compliment. this makes the blood flow. If you don t eat that much. I hopeless at it. Always Have A Good Breakfast We underestimate the power of food to keep our brains healthy and our minds alive with energy. What Would People Say About You If You Died This is not a morbid thought. ask for them from people who can give you them. We have a radio station over in the UK called gold http://www.uk/ and it plays music from the 60s. give a gift to someone else at an opportune time. Sing Your Heart Out I love to sing.co. 70s and 80s and I sing at the top of my voice as there is always something on that s good.mygoldmusic. Pacing Whilst Studying This has helped me a lot over the years. My sons are not very pleased about it though 57. the important people are ones I would care about most and I would like to develop my life s values based on what people would say about me at my funeral. 58. 53. Love The One You re With Always let your partner know how much you love them by telling them and showing them. I can t really not invite because I ll be dead. Always pay it forward. 56. However. Read this post on eating by Vin Miller 55. My theory is that the body and mind is being stimulated with the exercise you are doing whilst walking. I mean literally ask and metaphorically ask. Make New friends Whether it be online or offline. When you want a big house or a mansion. 52.51. he had integrity etc. he was a family man. . 54. Asking for your wants puts it out there. make sure you have a good breakfast to set you up for the day. If you receive a gift. 59. he always told the truth no matter how hard it might seem. Ask For What You Want In Life If you don t ask you won t get. Keeping yourself busy socially is stimulating for the mind and lets you see the world from others peoples perspective. Pass On Your Knowledge Knowledge is for sharing. When Someone Does You A Good Turn Pay It Forward If you receive a compliment. but I often think about what people would say about me at my funeral. ask out loud and send it out there. but I love it. let others know what you know if it s appropriate. Blood flow to the brain help you to study and remember. When you want the smaller things in life.
63. you ll discover some great information on during your research. However. Travel Often Travel really does broaden your horizons especially if you really get into the local food and culture. or at least watch something educational. Tidy House Tidy Mind There really is nothing better than clearing your house or office space to clear your mind. therefore your life. It helps the brain recuperate. If you look for evidence of your beliefs such as what is the evidence that sea water is blue or green . 70. Exercise your mind and read a book. Look For Evidence Of Your Beliefs This will develop your mind and your critical thinking. reading. 68. read this post on Micro Naps 67. Make Love Regularly Releasing the feel good chemicals. 61. but sometimes it s great to lie in bed for a few hours longer than normal. Listen To A Book Instead Of The Radio Getting downloadable books from Amazon. playing chess. sudokuetc. reading different philosophers views about the world will stimulate your mind.com is a great way to spend long journeys and learn something at the same time. 66. endorphins. office and workspace is totally clean and tidy it frees your mind to concentrate on work or your family at home. When the house is not tidy there is always a niggling at the back of your mind. anagrams. Turn Off The TV There s nothing more brain numbing than having the TV on all day every day. Listen To Music This stimulates the mind and can have tremendous benefits for your thoughts. I love rousing rock driving during the day and dance trance music at the weekend whist driving 62. I have to admit to feeling much more creative after making love. Take Micro Naps Taking a micro nap for 10 minutes a few times a day does wonders for your brain energy. into your bloodstream is a great way to stimulate the mind. Read this post by Vin Miller 65. all help to increase the minds capacity for learning.com or Audible. Exercise Your Mind Not Just Your Body We all know the benefits of exercising the body but exercising the mind by doing crosswords.60. I love listening to Baroque music whilst driving at night. Read Philosophy the beauty of philosophy is that there is no right and wrong. read this post at DumbLittleMan 69. When the house. Have A Sleep In I am not a big fan of sleeping longer than I have to. 64. Read this post by Tim Ferris . maths puzzles.
New theories in psychology are especially interesting albeit quite thin on the ground. Drink Coffee And Tea Despite evidence to the contrary coffee and tea have been shown to help the brain. beauty and intelligence. Read this post by Brandon Lindell 79. Watch A Motivational Video On Youtube First Thing In The Morning This is a great way to start the day. sort by view count and watch a few videos. 74. 76.Readthis post by Jonathan Wells 77.71. Only those whose thoughts keep searching will stay intelligent for life. The less stress you have the less your mind has to cope with. Antioxidants and/or caffeine may help fight the onset of Alzheimer s by 30-60% drinking 30 cups a day is obviously not good but 3-5 cups per day is okay. 75. Make the object of your desire more precious by saving up for it. The more action you take the more your mind will help you to keep going. if we see something we like we want it now and using a credit card is too easy. is a propaganda machine feeding you information to manipulate your thinking. do your own research and make up your own mind. and goals can only be reached by taking action. 80. whether deliberate or not. Tackle the biggest stressors first and work your way down. Take Up Yoga This is meant to be one of the best ways to relive stress and exercise both mind and body. Take One Action Toward Your Goals Every Day Your Self confidence. 78. watchthis video togetyoustarted . ConfrontingYourStressors Whatever you are stressed about the most tackle first. The government and large corporations. Keep Up To Date With New Theories Whatever field you are interested in keep up to date with new theories and discoveries. Just type in motivational into youtube search box. Carry Yourself With Confidence People can tell by the way you walk if you are confident or not. Ditch The Credit Card We have forgotten how to wait for the things we want in life. Never Let Your Mind Go Out Of Fashion Keep up to date with the latest research on health. Walk with purpose and have a purpose to walk. 72. Make Up YourOwnMind When reading or listening to the news. self esteem. This will discipline your mind as well as your money spending habits. 73.
89. Want to start a business? join a group and get ideas for best practice. Try new foods and train your palette to eat better foods. Get A Dog/Cat If you live alone why not go to one of the pet rescue centres and get a dog or a cat. Join An Internet Group Join an internet discussion group to further your education on topics of interest. 90. 84. I feel so much better for giving up smoking and have a lot more energy than normal and my mind can function a lot better. gives you ideas and lets you meet people who are interested in the same topics as you.81. Break yourPattern If you are the one who always goes shopping swap the routine with your partner. Reduce Your Alcohol Intake I had to say this. 85. QuitThe Smoking Yep it can be one of the hardest drugs to give up but it is worth it. . Don t cut it out just reduce it to the recommended safe level. Even if you don t think you have skills you can still help someone out in your community just by talking or doing their shopping for 1 hour per week. ChangeYourHands Practice doing this with your less dominant hand. 88. and show fewer signs of stress. Or if you always go to a particular store. readthisarticlebyelizabeth Scott 87. Want to know more about tropical fish? join a group. Try New Food We have trained our palettes over the years and have gotten used to eating certain foods day in and day out. Thiswayyourmindiskept more active. more active. Practice Deep Breathing Getting plenty of oxygen to your brain is key for a healthy mind. EatPlenty Of Fish There is an abundance on new evidence that eating fish is great for our brains and keeping them healthy. deep breathing can help with this. I am an addiction worker. If you are ambidextrous. 83. People who have pets are shown to be less lonely. start doing it with your feet 82. Stimulate Your Brain By Going To A Concert Whether it be a rock concert or am orchestral concert. If you are right handed start doing things with your left hand and vice versa. This educates your mind. getting out and hearing music live and being with people who enjoy the same music stimulates your mind and your emotions. VolunteerToHelpOthers Volunteering is a great way to give back to the community and help others learn the skills you have. change it and go to the same store in another area. Do anything to break the patterns you have in life. 86. 91.
Don t judge your solutions just put them down on paper until you can t think of any other ways. read this blog byNaoto Matsumoto 93. Stop trying To Multitask Multitasking can t be done except with unconscious processes such as walking and talking. Read this Article at Lifehack. whether they be at home or at work. Stop Faffing And Just Do It Faffing is the art of doing small things to avoid completing a bigger task. 98. on a telephone call can be very frustrating sometimes. you can also put on your child hat for playing around with your kids. If you try to consciously multitask like make the kids lunches.Read this article on divergent thinking 95. traffic jams.org 100. get others involved in this as well. Use free time like this constructively instead of getting angry and putting yourself in a bad mood. For example you put on your parent hat when talking to your kids. Read The Dictionary Learning a new word every 2 -3 days will increase your vocabulary by 120 170 words per year. I am constantly getting on at my son and saying Stop faffing! . 96. We spend too much time faffing instead on concentrating on the task at hand. 94. Practice Patience Waiting in queues. Write A Short Essay On The Books Your Read Doing this will keep your mind active and helps your to read in a different way as you are analyzing books instead of just reading. in my opinion. If you use the time to develop your mind and focus on your goals your frustration will dissipate very quickly. hat for each area of your life.92. mentally putting on different hats allows you to better go in and out of different roles in your life. Allocate Time For Worrying If you are a recovering worrier and you need some help. mental. that was a great book but I can t remember what it was about. Multitasking stresses out minds and helps to produce bad results. for developing your mind. this way you retain more information and in a few years time you don t embarrass yourself by saying yeah. leave it until the next day. . Put On A New Hat Edward De Bono wrote a book called Six Thinking Hats in which he proposed you to put on a different. 99. read this article by Dave Crenshaw 97. Once you ve done the time of worry. have a telephone conversation and try and get the kids ready for school it can t be done nearly as effectively as doing each task separately. allocate a certain time each day to worry about everything. Read The Tao TeChing Has to be one of the best books. Practice Divergent Thinking This is the practice of looking for multiple solutions to problems or issues that arise in your life.
Always Over deliver On Your Promises If you say your going to do something. Your thoughts Why not leave a comment about this article or add to it by giving us your thoughts. don t just do it and get the job complete. . make sure you over deliver on everything you do.101.