Category Archives: Contentment

I Love My Life: Guard Against the Yeast of Discontentment

“Content make poor men rich; discontent make rich men poor.” Benjamin Franklin (1706 – 1790) If it were not for discontent and the ill effects it has on so many this blog would not exist.  I started writing this blog … Continue reading

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I Love My Life: Be Happy

“Let us be grateful to people who make us happy: They are the charming gardeners who make our soul blossom.” Marcel Proust (1871 – 1922) What if there were really just five things that lead to happiness in life?  Could … Continue reading

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I Love My Life: Trust the Process of Success

Have you been developing a Contentment New Habit this month?  You may be experiencing great success, great frustration, or somewhere in between.  If you are leaning towards frustration on this scale of success that is ok, frustration means your mind … Continue reading

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I Love My Life: Find Your Passion

 “Many persons have a wrong idea of what constitutes true happiness.  It is not attained through self-gratification, but fidelity to a worthy purpose.” Helen Keller (1880 – 1968) The most popular blog post I have ever written is about pursuing … Continue reading

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I Love My Life: Learn Optimism

 “My friends, love is better than anger. Hope is better than fear. Optimism is better than despair. So let us be loving, hopeful and optimistic. And we’ll change the world.” Jack Layton, Letter to Canada, 08.20.2011 Looking at life from … Continue reading

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I Love My Life: 20 Minute Vacation

Take a 20 Minute Vacation to relax and refocus.  By getting away from the daily grind for a brief 20 Minute Vacation you recharge your internal batteries and return to your daily activities refreshed and motivated. “Laughter is an instant … Continue reading

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I Love My Life: Harness the Power of Consistency

Yesterday I gave you several examples of habits that could be created that would enable us to savor the life we are living.  The habit I have chosen is Invest in Relationships.  Each day I will spend at least 5 … Continue reading

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I Love My Life: Using Habits to Love Life More

Yesterday I blogged about habits and the value of creating habits that support bigger goals; habits are simple actions taken on a daily basis which lead to your desired outcome.  Today’s blog gives you some ideas for habits that could … Continue reading

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I Love My Life: Create a New Habit that Supports You this Month

The times of my life when I was able to glean the most from my experiences, make the biggest impact, and move my life in the desired direction was when I was taking daily consistent actions.  Not giant steps on … Continue reading

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I Love My Life: 18 Ways to Cultivate Contentment and Lasting Life Satisfaction

“Whatever we are waiting for – peace of mind, contentment, grace, the inner awareness of simple abundance – it will surely come to us, but only when we are ready to receive it with an open and grateful heart.”  Sarah … Continue reading

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