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    Prepare for Transformation: Vision

    “Greatness starts with a clear vision of the future “- Simon Sinek

    In our series of Preparing For Transformation, which involves Vision, Decluttering, and Mindset Shifts.

    I want to focus on the first and most important step in transforming your life, which is, Vision.

    In preparation for transforming any area of your life, you first have to have a vision for it.

    You have to envision your goal as if you have already achieved it. Once you are able to see and believe it, then it will reflect in your reality.

     
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    Vision is having a visual representation of the goal you are wanting to achieve. So, in the process of preparing for a transformation, you have to identify the ideal goal you want. Usually, this is a visualization. If your goal is to have abs in 90 days, you will want to visualize what that looks like and feel like.

    For example, Travel By Dai’s vision is to help people become the best version of themselves during their self-discovery journey. I want to see a community of people achieve their dream life and live intentionally.

    To create more clarity with my vision, I like to write my thoughts down then plan out actionable steps to acheive my vision.

    The Top 4 Tools I Use To Create My Ideal Vision

    Brainstorming

    I also like to call it Braindumping. Braindumping is writing down whatever you are thinking or feeling. While writing, do not worry about it making sense or how it flows, just write it down to get it out of your head. Once everything is out and your vision is becoming more clear then you can refine what you wrote.

    Journaling

    Journaling is my ABSOLUTE favorite way to envision my goals. It is similar to braindumping, but what I like to do is, use a manifestation method called, Scripting . Scripting is a form of journaling were you write your desire outcome in the present moment.

    I am currently wanting to move into my dream apartment. So right now, I write what my day is looks like in my dream apartment, how do I feel, and I express gratitude. Journaling helps me get my vision out of my head and put it on paper so that I can visually see it.

    Create A Vision Board

    Vision boards are visual representation of your goals. I love creating vision boards because I enjoy seeing my goals in reality instead of in my head. I created a video about vision boards with awesome tips.

    Download a free vision board planner in our Freebie Library

    Create A Plan

    Planning helps make the vision obtainable . I recently read a book called the “12 Week Year” and its basically advising people to focus on 12 week goals instead fo yearly goals. The book says “You will acheive more in 12 week than you do in one year “, by focusing on creating quartly goals.

    When you create clarity with your vision, the next actionable step is to plan your vision.

    For example, With my vision/goal of moving into my dream apartment by Feb 2022 , I am creating a 12 week plan with actionable to to achieve this goal.

    As always I hope this was helpful.

    In this series : How To Prepare For Transformation , I notice three areas I tend to focus on when I am ready for a change in my life. The areas are creating a vision, declutting my inner an outer world , and mindset shifts .

    I created a free digital workbook called ” Preparing for Transformation,” in the workbook, you can write down your goals and how you plan to acheive them. Feel free to print it out or use as a digital planner.

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    Prepare for Transformation: Top 6 Mindset Shifts

    A healthy Mindset is the most important thing one can have in life.

    In our series of Preparing For Transformation, which involves Vision, Decluttering, and Mindset Shifts.

    I want to focus on the last step, Mindset

    If you want to change your life, you have to change your mind.

     
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    I am constantly reinventing myself to become the best version of myself and live the life I desire.

    Once, I gave myself permission to live my dream life, I realized how I viewed the world directly affects my reality.

    In order to change my life, my course of action was to fix my thought process and take actionable steps to obtain my desires.

    Mindset is a set of beliefs that shape how you make sense of the world and yourself. There are 3 different type of mindset.

    1. Abundance mindset
    2. Growth Mindset
    3. Positive Mindset

    Having an Abundance Mindset is thinking that there is more than enough for everyone. You are not thinking in a Scarcity Mindset, which is lacking and limited resources. When thinking in Abundance, you believe that whatever you have you will create more of it.

    An example of an Abundance Mindset verse scarcity is, Thinking giving away free items will hurt my business and no one will want to purchase my other product.

    This thought made me feel sad, frustrated, and drained. Then I switch to thinking in abundance, ” I am providing value and trust with my free product and people are enjoying it”.

    With this shift, when I think of the abundant thoughts I feel happy and fulfilled which makes me want to create more freebies to help.

    Bonus: Law of reciprocity -when you send out good thoughts and action, that energy will come back to you.

    Below, Are My Top 6 Favorite Mindset Shifts

    These tips have helped me relax and flow in life to create the life I desire.

    1.I Am Allowing My Path To Unfold

    I use to stress about my life purpose. I couldn’t see working my life away at a job that I didn’t like. I wanted to travel the world, experience new things, but I couldn’t find a job that align with what I want to do.

    I had over 10 different jobs, moved abroad to china, travel to over 10 countries, and just allowed the self-discovery process to unfold. Through this journey, I realized what I like and I knew the answer the whole time. sometimes your life purpose isn’t this big grand thing. it could be as simple as giving people advice, making people lif for helping people become the best version of there self

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    2. I Get To Experience Today

    This is my favorite mindset shift I incorporated. Not to be morbid but the day isn’t promised. We are lucky to have the day. Instead of saying I have to do this as if it is a chore I think in an abundance mindset and express gratitude that I am happy I GET To experience the day and everything that come with it. Truly appreciate the little simple things in life and you will see the difference it makes

    3. It’s Ok To Take A Break

    Rest is a part of growth. You have to give your mind, body, and soul a break from the day. Rest helps you become stronger. In our society, rest is sometimes translated to lazy but if you need a moment to recharge then take it. I recently learned there are 7 different ways to rest, that are extremely important for our growth.

    1. Physical Rest – Normal night sleep
    2. Mental Rest- Silencing your thoughts and relaxing your mind
    3. Social Rest- Taking time to yourself away from social events
    4. Creative Rest- Creating art, solving problems, cooking, using your creative side.
    5. Emotional Rest- Releasing emotions in a Journal or doing things that make you happy
    6. Spiritual Rest- Doing things that bring purpose to your life or volunterring to your favorite organization.
    7. Sensory Rest- Doing things that will not overload out 5 sense, this can be taking a walk in nature and mediate.

    The purpose of resting is to replenish oneself. How often are you resting?

    4.Tiny Steps Lead To Big Things

    This was the hardest mindset shift for me, especially in this day in age where instant gratification is EVERYWHERE. Each blog or IG post I expected to go viral or receive a lot of attention and just instantly become successful. Instead of focusing on what I have accomplished and realizing these small steps will eventually lead me to my overall goal. So, instead of focusing on lack, I shifted my mind to focus on growth

    5. Mistake Are How I Learn How To Get Better

    Making mistake is the best way to learn and learn fast! I often make mistakes, when I travel. I will get lost or mispronounce a landmark but once I make the mistake, I learn from it. I will learn from the experience and remember to not make the mistake again.

    Making mistakes isn’t something to dwell on, give yourself thanks for even trying and then correct the mistake. We aren’t perfect so it is ok. You have now learned from your mistake and will be more prepared next time.

    6.Money Is Energy That Flows To Me

    Who doesn’t want to just have a large lump sum of money deposited into their bank account?

    Who is ready to drink smoothies in a villa in Bali?

    I know I am.

    Guess what?

    This is completely possible! Money is a mindset, money is energy that flows to you when you are ready to accept it.

    I view money as a river, if I have rocks( negative thoughts) in the river, the river will not flow freely, if I clear the rocks from the river,the river will flow easier and freely.

    I believe you just have to create a path without rock(negaitve thoughts) for the river to flow and it will.

    My favorite mantra to say is ” Money is easy and flows freely to me ”

    Preparing for Transformation

    “A changed mind, is a changed life.”

    Having a good perspective in your life can drastically change your life for the better. You will feel more energized, happy, and content in life. You will feel motivated to achieve the things you want and desire. Having a good mindset is the most important thing to have when you are ready to change your life.

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    Prepare for Transformation: 8 Tips to Declutter Your Digital Space

    Declutter Your Digital Space.

    “Out with the old, in with the new! ” This is a phrase we have all heard before.

    Sometimes we collect things that we don’t really need, capitalism. In a world that is constantly telling us to consume.. consume..consume… it’s hard to let go.

     
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    What Is Decluttering?

    Decluttering is simply removing unnecessary items from an overcrowded area.

    When you think of decluttering most people think about their closet, room, or attic. These are all necessary places to clean and are often overcrowded.

    Have you ever thought of decluttering your Digital Space?

    We live in a digital world, and sometimes it can become overpopulated. How many photos, screenshots, and memes do you have on your phone?

    How many people are you following on social media? Maybe, you don’t enjoy their content anymore and just never got around to unfollowing them?

    What about your emails? I m currently at 967 emails ! that is soo unnecessary.

    Well let’s do an 8-day Decluttering Challenge for our Digital Space

    We will focus on one area of your Digital Space and clear it out!

    Here Are A Few Digital Spaces To Help You Declutter

    1.Photos

    Decluttering photos is a pretty tough task because you value each one. I like to start with my funny memes and screenshots. I know for sure I will not want to keep those so I don’t even review them, I immediately trash them.

    Next, I personally like to print the photos I have collected throughout the year and make a photo album or just print them out 4 x 6. I use Shutterfly to create physical photobooks.

    I also like to use digital photo albums to keep them safe and to clear my phone’s photo album.

    Digital memory photo album
    Digital photo album

    2.Emails

    I am currently looking at 967 emails and asking myself how, how did I accumulate 900+ emails. I haven’t even checked my spam/junk folder yet.

    I found the quickest way to delete emails is to just go to the “Unread” tab and just click delete. Don’t look, just delete.

    There is a website called unroll.me, It syncs your email up to get their software and you can see all of your email subscriptions. Once you see the list of subscriptions, then you can pick the ones you want to easily unsubscribe too

    3.Text Messages

    Decluttering text messages is a little tricky because you want to hold on to the conversations. I personally only delete text message threads for people I haven’t talked to in a while. I also like to unsubscribe from receiving text messages from companies trying to advertise.

    4. Notes In Your Phone

    If you have an iPhone, you may have used the “Notes” feature on your phone. As a person who has a million tabs open in their brain, I literally have to write things down or in this case, use the notes feature, or I’ll forget.

    Well, recently I realized I haven’t deleted any of my notes in a long time, since 2015, and now I have a total of 585 notes. Well, that’s not totally awful for a 6 year period.. or is it .. either way lol go through the notes and delete what is needed.

    I found that I have a lot of grocery list notes lol and random thoughts. I am going to keep the random thought notes but delete everything else.

    5. Apps

    Sometimes decluttering isn’t necessary throwing things away or deleting them.

    Review the apps on your phone, and if you realize you need and want them, keep them.

    What I like to do, is to organize my apps into a folder. I like to create categories for my apps and then organize them into a specific folder. I currently have Productivity, Finance, Social Media, Business, Creativity, Shopping and Food, and Travel folders.

    The apps that fit each category, I place in the folder. It makes everything a lot neater and I do not have to search for the apps on my phone.

    Example from Pinterest

    6. Desktops

    The same goes for desktop, look through your downloads and see if there is anything you want to delete and delete it. If not, create a folder and try to organize any documents, photos, or downloads you have. This makes it easy for you if you know exactly where everything is at.

    I also like to create an organized wallpaper on Canva for my desktop. As shown below, with my wallpaper, I created an area for my vision board to go, I added a few personal photos and a to-do list. I use the sticky notes feature on my laptop to add the tasks I want to complete for the day. In the middle of the Wallpaper, where it says Travel By Dai, I place my frequently used folders there for easy access. On the top left side where it says “You Got It” there is usually an inspirational quote there.

    Here is an example of my desktop.

    7. Bookmarks

    The Bookmark feature on your chrome browsers makes it easy to go to any of your frequently visited websites. It is super easy to bookmark websites but also, easy to forget we have bookmarked websites and now have tons of websites bookmarked

    Review the bookmarks in your browser and remove the ones you no longer frequent anymore.

    This also includes any chrome extensions or extensions you aren’t using.

    8. Unfollow People on Social Media

    Last but not least, and the most important.

    Social Media.

    Remove all social media apps you are no longer using or do not find beneficial.

    Sometimes on social media, for me, especially on Tiktok I find myself following accounts that I am not really interested in. The creator had one funny video and for some reason, I liked and followed. I ended up following 400 people. This isn’t bad, it is just who are these 400 people why am I following them?

    If there’s a lot of people you just follow and they aren’t adding value to your life then unfollow them. This can be friends or family. No one should take a unfollow personally, and if they do, just explain to them why.

    After reviewing the 400 accounts I was following, I realized I was only seeing about 10 of those creator content. I was only engaged in seeing 10 people’s content because they post often and it was interesting.

    I ended up cutting 400 down to about 30 people that I truly liked their content. Each account was helping me in some sort of way. I was either learning how to edit better, blog better, cook, travel, and just things that would enhance my life.

    So go through the people you are following and ask yourself why you are and determine if you want to continue.

    How To Declutter Digital Spaces.

    Well, that’s it, those are the 8 areas in my digital space I would focus on decluttering.

    I hope this helped you. Remember to take your time and really go through each area. Spend a day on each one during this 8 day decluttering challenge. Letting go is a process.

    The goal is to spend 8 days on each of the 8 areas to fully declutter.

    Below, I created A workbook called ” Prepare for Transformation.” I notice when you are ready to transform and change your life, the 3 core areas I found that people focus on before the change are:

    1. Creating The Vision

    2 .Decluttering

    3. Mindset

    Download this free workbook to help you along your journey.

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    How To raise Your vibration

    rasing your vibrations is important to manifesting any of your desires . when tyou are in a good mood

    1. Eat a healthy snack

    2. aromatherapy

    3. journal

    4. Positive thinking

    5. watch something funny

    6. make a smoothie

    7. Drink water

    8. Meditate

    9. Compliment yourself

    10. Create ART

    11. yoga

    12. say your favorite affirmation

    13. Listen to Motivational video

  • 17 WILDLY UNIQUE JOURNAL PROMPTS FOR SELF-DISCOVERY
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    17 Wildly Unique Journal Prompts For Self-Discovery

    Learn, 17 Wildly Unique Journal Prompts For Self-Discovery

    We often focus on others, our friends, family, partner, and celebrities, but we forget to focus on ourselves. Sometimes we spend time knowing another person’s wants, needs, likes, dislikes, wishes, but are unsure of our own.

    So, who are you? Who are you outside of your friends, family, and your job? What are your quirks, what do you like or dislike, what is your personal mission statement. When you’re all alone without outside influence what do you enjoy doing?

    Yes, We are hoping right to it. I created a list of questions to ask your self. These questions are great for journaling or just a candid conversation with yourself.

    Journal Prompts: Questions to Ask Yourself

    Its time to get to know yourself more, so here it is,

    1.Who Am I?

    Take a moment to truly sit with this question. Inhale and exhale, then ask yourself the question again. Write down whatever comes first to your mind.

    2. What Is My Favorite Food?

    What is your favorite dish? and asks yourself why? Is it because of the taste, the color, or do you enjoy making it? Is it a traditional meal? How does this cuisine make you feel?

    3. What Do I Like To Do?

    Think of a day where you have zero obligation and can literally do any and everything you want. What would you like to do? Would you spend time on Netflix, Youtube, Playing soccer, creating art, or making music? Write it down.

    4. Do I Love Myself?

    Did you have to think about this? Was there a hesitation? If so, take a quiet moment and think why. Ask yourself a follow-up question “What do I love about myself”. Really dive deep with this prompt.

    15. What Color Relaxes Me The Most?

    Colors sometimes have a direct effect on our emotions. For example, the color red and yellow is often used to incite hunger, Which is why fast food places often use these to colors. So, if these two colors can cause hunger. What colors when you look upon it causes you to instantly relax? For me, when I see the color Sage I immediately associate it with calmness and peace. It brings me instant relaxation. So, What color is that for you?

    6. Where Do I See Myself In 2 Years?

    What does the best version of your life look like? Where do you live? What are you doing? Envision how your life will look like as specifically as possible.

    7. What Am I Proud of?

    It’s ok to pat yourself on the back. It’s also OK to feel proud of any and all of your accomplishments. List them out! List the things you are proud of and congratulate yourself.

    8. Who’s The Most Important Person In My Life?

    Knowing who your “person” is, your day one, the people who have your back, your tribe is vital. Community is everything. Most people constantly talk about self-care but forget to mention there’s actually 6 different forms of self-care and they are all equally important. Social self-care is one of the forms of self-care, which is spending time with your loved one the people you vibe with. So, who is the most important person/people in your life?

    9. What’s my Secret Talent?

    Everyone has a talent. What’s something that sets you apart from others.

    10.What’s My Biggest Secret?

    What’s a secret that you never shared with anyone and I mean not a single soul. Is it a funny, deep dark secret, scary, or happy? Write it down.

    11. Who Do I Talk To The Most?

    Who is your go-to person? And Why? How does that person make you feel? What do you like about them? Do you know them as much as they know you? What subject do you talk to them the most about?

    12. What Are My Hobbies?

    Hobbies are great for relaxation and creativity. List out your hobbies and try to get to the root of why you like doing them. It will help uncover more of yourself.

    13. What Are Some Things I Don’t Like?

    Learning yourself is great. Learn what you like but don’t neglect to learn what you don’t like. Creating this balance will give you a better understanding of yourself so you’ll be able to stand firm with any decision.

    14. What Are My Core Values?

    Core values are values that create the foundation of who you are. These values determine our behavior, perception of self, and others. It’s our compass on how we will navigate the world. A few of my core values are, treat others with respect, treat myself with respect, don’t take anything personally, and more. There is a really good book called The Four Agreements that has changed my life with these teachings.

    15. How Would I Describe Myself?

    Think about who you are in this present moment and you are meeting a stranger for the first time. What is a one-minute elevator pitch about yourself would you tell this person. Think of the key things you would want them to know about you.

    16. What Version Of Yourself Do You Present To Your Friends/Family?

    This is a good question because it holds us accountable. We may think we are one way but in reality, people perceive us in many different ways. You may show different sides of yourself to different people and those friends may have only perceived you from their understanding of what you allow them to know. So think, how do my friends see me than furthermore think about how do I want them to see me.

    17. What’s My Favorite Animal?

    Are you a dog person or perhaps cats? Do you love wolves or more into marine life, like Dolphins or Whales? I read a really interesting article on BuzzFeed about what your favorite animal says about you. It’s a fun little quiz to check out. I do think your favorite animals are a great way to reveal more about yourself, look up that animal and its characteristic see if you identify with any.

    17 Wildly Unique Journal Prompts For Self-Discovery

    Take Away-17 Wildly Unique Journal Prompts For Self-Discovery

    Knowing yourself is the best way to self-discovery and self-love. Only you know who you are and you’re forever changing and growing. This is the best form of a relationship one can have. This knowledge of self will turn into assurance and confidence that no one can take away from you. So spend time with yourself and enjoy it!

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    11 Self-Care Ideas You Can Start Now

    What is Self-Care?

    Self Care is the activities we do to take care of our mental, emotional, and physical self. Self-care leads to self-love. We often find ourselves giving giving giving without anything return and often feels depleted. When you take time out of the day to do something solely for yourself, you are nurturing your soul.

    Self-care is simply doing things you love that make you feel happy and relax. You are always in charge of your own happiness no one can take your happiness away.

    I created a list of self-care ideas you can incorporate into your morning/ nightly routine.

    Here is a list of 11 Self-Care Ideas You Can Start Now

    1. Journal

    Journaling is a great habit to start. Sometimes we store a lot of stress, anxiety, and just the world’s energy inside of us. Journaling helps by writing it out. Write out how you are feeling, write about what you love, write whatever is on your mind. I write in my journal to express gratitude. Expressing gratitude for what you have is a great way to appreciate your life and others around you. When you are grateful and in a receptive mode you are able to manifest more opportunity and abundance in your life.

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    2. Yoga

    Yoga is amazing and it is the practice of breath. Yoga incorporates breathing, spirituality, and mediation. It allows you to focus on the now, the present moment. In yoga, you are focused on your breath and the Sanskrit movements. There’s a lot of yoga teachers on youtube but my favorite is, Arianna Elizabeth. She has a variety of different yoga videos and challenges for all yoga levels.

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    3. Spend Time In Nature

    The good outdoors is the best healing. The sounds of nature naturally improve your mood. I enjoy going to my favorite park and find an isolated place to journal or create art. Hearing the birds chirping, the wind blowing, and seeing the clouds move always elevate my mood.

    4. Create A Playlist

    Music is powerful it has the ability to change our emotions from happiness to rage, and sadness. Create a self-care playlist with feel-good music. Music that snaps you into a better mood with positive vibes. Listen to this playlist when you are feeling down or need a break from life

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    5.Take A Herbal Bath

    My favorite self-care activity is taking a herbal bath. A herbal bath is a hot bath filled with your favorite herb or flower, your favorite scent, and Epsom salt. There’s a lot of herbal bath salt products but I have actually created my own. Inside my DIY herbal bath salt is Epsom salt for muscle relaxation, lavender oil, lavender buds, and Himalayan salt for body detox. After soaking in the bath, use exfoliating gloves. You will feel amazing after and sooo sooo soft.

    6. Art Therapy

    Gives yourself a therapeutic art session. Do a craft , paint a picture, sculpt an object just release into your creativity. Color, coloring is a calming activity. There’s a lot of color books created for adults. My favorite thing is to go on Pinterest and find a guide to a picture I would like to paint and follow along.

    7.Do Something Nice For Yourself

    What brings you the most joy? Whatever it is, do it! If its a product, buy it. Don’t deprive yourself, its good to treat yourself .Take yourself to the movies, buy that dress, buy that chocolate cake you love, go to the spa, whatever it may be do it.

    8. Buy Yourself Flowers

    What’s your favorite flower? Don’t wait for someone to buy you flowers. If you want people to treat you right then the best way is to show them. ALWAYS put yourself first and do things that make you happy. In return, you will give off that aura and those around you subconsciously will learn how to treat you. Always, Treat yourself with love respect, and gratitude.

    9. Take A Nap

    Naps are not a waste of time. Take a break relax your mind and dream. Naps are refreshing. Naps bring clarity. After a great cat nap you will feel better and more relax. This is the energy that is needed to accomplish any goal you may have. It’s better to work on a task feeling refresh than working while feeling drained

    10.Give Yourself A Facial

    Make this a DIY or buy your favorite facial. I have a few favorites such as Avocado Honey and Julep mask. These mask makes my skin look and feels fresh and glowing. After I do a facial I use a rolling blade for a massage.

    11.Mirror Work

    Look at yourself, examine your face, your body, and thank yourself. Give yourself a compliment. Have a good honest conversion with yourself for at least 5-10 minutes.

    So there it is, the 11 Self-Care Ideas You Can Start Now. Hope this helps.

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    How To Meditate As A Beginners

    How to meditate as a beginner?

    How to meditate as a beginner? Simply, just start. Start now. The goal for mediation is for mindfulness. Sit down and breathe for a designated time, let go of all worries and concerns, and just BREATHE. A tip I have is to use guided mediation to begin your practice.

    I know as a beginner that is hard to hear but don’t blow it off, mediation is breathing and being in the present moment. It’s mindfulness which is being aware of your consciousness. We are constantly on autopilot just doing things without being present Have you ever left your job and then realize you were 1 min away from your house but don’t remember the drive? That drive home has now become a routine. I bet if you close your eyes and drive to work with your mind’s eye you are able to do so. Your brain knows how to do it, so it no longer needs to focus on the drive, which sometimes causes you to drive home on autopilot. This applies to a lot of things we do throughout our life. We aren’t as focus on things as we should be because it has turned into a routine. Well, meditation allows us to be more aware of ourselves, aware of ourselves inwardly and outwardly. Aware of the present moment.

    How To Meditate As A  Beginners

    What is Guided Meditation?

    Guided mediation, is a teacher or another person guiding you through your mediation via audio. In life when starting anything new it is best to have a teacher to help you until you are able to do it on your own. A guided mediation basically helps you focus on meditating. Sometimes our minds wander during mediation, through the practice that’s a skill you will improve on, but in the beginning, it may be a little difficult. Guided Meditation helps you stay focus.

    Here are a few guided mediation apps for beginners :

    Calm

    Calm was voted Apple’s APP of the year in 2017, Google editor’s choice in 2018, World’s Happiest APP, and has over 700,000 downloads with 5 stars. They have great features for sleep, focus, and anxiety. Also, a new feature called sleep stories, bedtime stories for adults.

    Headspace

    The story of headspace is pretty cool. Andy Puddicombe, the founder, quit his second semester of college to become a monk. He traveled for 10 years across the world and return back to the UK with the intention to spread mediation and mindfulness to the world. Headspace offers guided mediation, animated stories, articles, and videos.

    Youtube

    We all have attended Youtube University before right? Youtube is the 2nd largest search engine with a lot of information to use in your daily life. There’s Guided meditation from many different creators from different backgrounds are available on the platform ..for free! Just search “guided mediation” and pick which every video you feel the most attracted too.

    Insight Timer

    Insight timer gives you a lot of free options. They have this really cool feature where you can pick a mediation and see how many people are currently mediating to it at the same time you are. They have 40,000 free meditations and music tracks, courses, and stats for tracking your progression. My favorite feature is the milestone tracker. With the milestone tracker their two categories consecutive and minutes. The Consecutive category tracks how many consecutive days you’ve mediated. Minute category track how much time you have spent meditating on the app.

    My favorite out of all would be Insight Timer, you get a lot of options for the free version and I really love that you can see how many people are using the App when you are. Some are mediating ,some are listing to a podcast, and some are entering a course to better themselves. It’s really beautiful.

    That’s it ! How to meditate as a beginner

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    The 21/90 Rule: How To Form a Habit with the 21/90 Rule

    Create the Life you want with 21/90 rule

    How To Form A Habit With 21/90 Rule

    The 21/90 rule is a rule that states that it takes a minimum of 21 days to form or break a habit and an additional 90 days to make it a permanent change in your life.

    Do you have a habit you would like to fuse into your life? Creating a habit can seem hard but just stick with it for a minimum of 21 days of pure consistency and momentum and in no time you will have to develop a new habit into your lifestyle.

    I often use the 21/90 rule in my life when I want to improve myself. I have received using the 21/90 rule for my journey in Yoga. It has been a challenge at first but after a while, I have developed a system that has taken the edge off and helped me build a habit faster while having fun

    If you are ready to make some positive changes in your life than Here are some tips to help build any habit in no time

    How to Create lasting habits with the 21/90 Day rule.

    1.Set Your goal

    What is the habit you want to achieve? Why do you want to achieve it? How will it benefit you in your new life? Ask yourself these questions. Make sure you write you write it down. The best way to achieve a goal is to give 100 percent so do one habit at a time.

    2.Habit tracker /Timer

    This has been the most helpful tool for me to use. A habit tracker is a tool you use to measure whether or not you did your habit. So for me, my goal was to do 7 days of yoga for 20 minutes. I would create circles on my calendar for each day of the week and when I completed 20 mins of yoga that day, I would fill in the circle. The circle was a representation of completing my goal. Kind of like a reward system.

    Tracking your habits helps show your consistency in your new goal and added motivations. I create a Habit Tracker free to download and use here.

    3.Habit Stacking

    Instead of pressuring yourself to create a brand new routine in your life, instead, attach a new habit to an already existing routine. Before I began my new yoga routine, I created a morning routine of journaling one full page. So to make things easier for myself, I would journal a full page and do 20 mins of yoga immediately after. This took the pressure off trying to find time in my day to incorporate a new habit. Just add a new habit to an existing one.

    How To Form A Habit With 21/90 Rule
    How To Form A Habit With 21/90 Rule

    4. Mindset

    Have you ever heard of the Law of Cause and Effect? If not, the Law states what you put out is what you get. An effect can not happen if there isn’t a cause. So, if you keep that in mind, that in order for you to form a new habit you have to show up and put in the effort. Having a good mindset is the ultimate key to unlocking anything in your life. The hardest part of any new journey is starting. If you are reading this then you are halfway there.

    5.Commit

    Commit to yourself, know your why, and do it. For a new habit to form it needs a minimum of 21 days of consistency and so forth. It’s ok to take a break but do not give up. Forgive yourself and continue the process. Soon enough you will have accomplished your goal.

    Free resources

    21/90 rule is perfect for any new habit you would like to form. I’ve used this in my life for fitness and have discovered a new love for yoga. Here’s a free Habit tracker to keep you on track.

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    Top 5 Best Self-Help Books of All Time

    Finally, It’s here, A List of 5 best self-help books of all time that will change your life.

    Below, I have created a list of the best books on personal success for your growth. Remember, At any point in time, you are capable of changing your life. The books I recommend below are life-changing for me and the people around me. Reading self-help books helps change your perspective and/or paradigm as Bob Proctor calls it. The list of books below is a mixture of finances, spirituality, mindset, and other areas of your life.

    Enjoy!

    Top 5 Best Self-Help Books

    Best Self-Help Books of All Time
    1. The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho

    The Alchemist is the magical story of Santiago, an Andalusian shepherd boy who yearns to travel in search of a worldly treasure as extravagant as any ever found. From his home in Spain, he journeys to the markets of Tangiers and across the Egyptian desert to a fateful encounter with the alchemist.

    This book is an easy ready and full of manifestation, self-discovery trusting your intuition and chasing your dreams.

    2. Rich Dad Poor Dad by Robert Kiyosaki

    Rich dad poor dad By Robert Kiyosaki Is a story of growing up with two dads — his real father and the father of his best friend, his rich dad — and the ways in which both men shaped his thoughts about money and investing. The book explodes the myth that you need to earn a high income to be rich and explains the difference between working for money and having your money work for you.

    This book has reshaped my paradigm around money. My biggest take away was learning how money can work for you instead of you working for money .

    3.The 7 Habits OF Highly Effective People By Stephen Covey

    One of the most inspiring and impactful books ever written, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People has captivated readers for 25 years. It has transformed the lives of presidents and CEOs, educators, and parents—in short, millions of people of all ages and occupations across the world. This twenty-fifth-anniversary edition of Stephen Covey’s cherished classic commemorates his timeless wisdom and encourages us to live a life of great and enduring purpose

    I haven’t read the book yet but I have taken part in an activity that is in the book which has helped me greatly. The activity is called Begin With The End In Mind. This means setting up your relationship or outlook in life with the end in mind, The end meaning your perceived outcome. How do you want your family or friends to perceive you? How do you want the business to succeed? Start with the end in mind so if your family were to go to your funeral what kind of things would you want them to say about you? For example, she/he was a loving and supportive person. If that’s how you want to be perceived then show up as that person now.

    4. 4 Hour Workweek by Timothy Ferriss

    Forget the old concept of retirement and the rest of the deferred-life plan–there is no need to wait and every reason not to, especially in unpredictable economic times. Whether your dream is escaping the rat race, experiencing high-end world travel, or earning a monthly five-figure income with zero management, The 4-Hour Workweek is the blueprint.

    This step-by-step guide to luxury lifestyle design teaches:
    • How Tim went from $40,000 per year and 80 hours per week to $40,000 per month and 4 hours per week
    • How to outsource your life to overseas virtual assistants for $5 per hour and do whatever you want
    • How blue-chip escape artists travel the world without quitting their jobs
    • How to eliminate 50% of your work in 48 hours using the principles of a forgotten Italian economist
    • How to trade a long-haul career for short work bursts and frequent “mini-retirements”

    This book will reshape the way you work . We are trained to have a 9-5 job and spend 8 hours doing an unfulfilling task but what if you can optimize your day and shorten it to only 4 hours and have the rest of the day to do as you, please. This book highlights the value of time.

    5.The Secret By Rhonda Byrne

     In this book, you’ll learn how to use The Secret in every aspect of your life—money, health, relationships, happiness, and in every interaction you have in the world. You’ll begin to understand the hidden, untapped power that’s within you, and this revelation can bring joy to every aspect of your life.

    The Secret reveals the secret on how to use The Law of Attraction and create the life you want. I have use elements of the secret to create the life I want such as traveling, moving abroad , and creating this blog


    Top Best Self Help Books of All Time

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    How To Learn Chinese: 5 tips to learning a new language

    Would you like to learn a new language?

    Are you feeling a bit overwhelm and have no idea where to start? Chinese is known as one of the hardest languages to learn but with these tips, you will learn how to change your mindset and start speaking the language.

    Chinese is spoken by approximately 1.3 billion people natively, that’s roughly 16 percent of the world population.

    Learning a new language can provide you with amazing new opportunities. The value of communication is priceless, so being able to speak another person’s mother tongue and connect with them is such a fulfilling feeling. The world is becoming smaller we are becoming more and more connected through social media.

    As I began learning Chinese, I realized a few things that have helped me along the way and would like to share them with you.

    So, here it is, The Top 5 Tips to learning Chinese or a new language :

    1.Download Learning app:

     We are in a new era, there are apps for everything! Most of them are free for you to use. Download a language app and select the language you would like to learn. For best results use every day at least 10-15 minutes a day. This will help you build a habit of being consistent. There are a few language apps I would recommend one for Chinese and another for any other language.

    Duolingo, Duolingo is a great free app to learn a new language. If you wanting to learn Spanish this app is perfect. You will learn new vocabulary, practicing pronunciation, and quizzes. Also, there’s an option to free talk to test what you have learned. Duolingo also provides Chinese lessons but I have another app that is even better for people seeking to learn Chinese.

    Hello Chinese: Hello Chinese is very similar to Duolingo. The only difference is that it is 100% Chinese. So you will learn vocabulary, watch short videos, take quizzes, and free talk. This is a great tool for learning Chinese.

    2. Practice with a local or native speaker.

    Practice makes perfect. Think of a foreign language as just a new vocabulary word you don’t know yet. If you think of it like this then you will learn any language fast. Language is just repetition, so learning new words or phrases Practicing with a native will help with pronunciation and fluency. If you do not know any native speakers, then no worries you can hire an online tutor such as cambly. Practicing what you learned and applying it just for a few minutes a day, you will begin to see growth

    3. Move Abroad

    GoAbroad.com

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    The fastest and easiest way to learn a language is to fully immerse yourself in the culture. Yes, I know moving abroad seems expensive but it doesn’t have to be.

    There’s a lot of information on google that will help you towards that path but one way is to teach English abroad. I was an English teacher in China. Entering china I only knew two words ni hao( Hello) and Xie Xie ( Thank You) but after 4 months I am able to communicate where I am from, numbers, names of certain foods, and how to order fluently in Chinese/mandarin.

    4.Train your ear

    If you think back or observe children the first year of there life they are simply listening and communicating the best they can but primarily they are listening. So, do the same. Train your ear to the new language. Initially, it will sound like a long glob of noise but after consistent exposure, you will begin to hear the individual word and your mouth will begin to mimic those words. Try listening to youtube videos, that have the language you want to learn or watch movies and TV Shows in that language.

    5. Online Language School

    TutorMandarin and ThatsMandarin are great online language school to learn Chinese. If you would like a structured environment with a consistent teacher, then finding an online language school would be best. The perks of learning online are:

    -You will have a class anytime or anywhere.

    -Lesson plans are already developed

    – Goal tracking to see your progression

    -Live certified teachers, to answer your questions

    This is a great option for people who want to learn remotely and have a busy schedule. these schools usually work around your hour of availability.

    Learning a new language can be overwhelming but just keep your goal and objective in mind. Ask yourself why do you want to learn and let that answer motivate you. Soon you will be fluent in no time.

    Before you go:

    -stay consistent!

    -download learning apps

    -Remember, practice makes perfect

    -Find an online tutor such as Cambly, TutorMandarin, or ThatsMandarin

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