How many times have we heard the expression
"Life is a journey, not a destination"?
I heard this quote recently, and it suddenly made
me realize how easy it can be to worry
constantly about the future… and forget to
focus on the now.
You see, when you invest all your energy
into what hasn't even happened yet (and
may never happen at all) sometimes
days, weeks or even months can go by
before you realize you haven't taken any
time to...stop, "smell the roses" and enjoy the
A wonderful young woman by the name of Natalie
passes along three simple tips we can all use to
snap ourselves back to "enjoying the here and now
of life's journey".
1) Appreciate nature once a day.
"Maybe you'll pass a beautiful tree on your
way to work today, or perhaps a
spectacular sunset will catch your attention
as you go about your evening.
"Whatever it is, take a few minutes to stop
and fully take it in. You may be surprised
how quickly you'll shift into a more
peaceful, positive vibration."
2) Compliment a friend or loved one.
"Do you have a friend who always makes
you laugh? Or a loved one who is always
there for you when you need a helping
hand? Let them know you appreciate them
and you'll both enjoy a surge of positive
3) Practice a random act of kindness.
"Take a moment to hold a door open for the
person behind you or even just say, 'Good
morning!' to a stranger on the street. It's
amazing how something so simple can put
a smile on someone else's face…and yours.
"Practice just one or all three of these tips and
you'll instantly raise your vibration… AND
attract even more positive energy to you!"
Thanks for reminding us Natalie that "the best
things in life are always be free" -- and easily
within our reach.