Miracle Morning Journal: Get Started & Keep Going

Miracle Morning Journal: Get Started & Keep Going

What are the benefits of keeping a journal? What specifically is a Miracle Morning journal, and how can you get started? A Miracle Morning journal can bring you clarity, reinforce growth, and establish a mindset of gratitude. The Miracle Morning author Hal Elrod sets out three simple steps to get you started—as well as tips to keep you going. Read more to learn the why and the how of the Miracle Morning journal.

Finding Flow Through Yoga, Martial Arts, and Dancing

Finding Flow Through Yoga, Martial Arts, and Dancing

How can you find flow through movement? Why do yoga, martial arts, and dance tend to induce a flow state? Participating in any form of movement can assist you in finding flow as long as it’s in the context of a goal or social setting that offers structure and challenge. Activities such as yoga, martial arts, and dancing fall in this context and tend to be flow-inducing activities. Here’s how you can find flow with movement.

Miracle Morning Meditation: Start Your Day With Silence

Miracle Morning Meditation: Start Your Day With Silence

Does your day start with chaos or calm? What is Miracle Morning meditation, and how might these moments of silence make a difference for your whole day? In The Miracle Morning, meditation is one of the ingredients of a powerful morning routine. Author Hal Elrod provides a simple five-step process to get you started. Read more to learn how you can practice Miracle Morning meditation to set a healthy tone for the day.

Brené Brown’s Guidepost #5: Follow Your Intuition

Brené Brown’s Guidepost #5: Follow Your Intuition

Why does Brené Brown say it’s so important to follow your intuition? What are some barriers to trusting intuition? Can they be overcome? Brené Brown’s guidepost #5 from The Gifts of Imperfection says that you need to follow your intuition to live Wholeheartedly. This can be difficult for many because the brain has an overwhelming need for certainty rather than instinct. Here’s why Brené Brown says you need to follow your intuition.

Finding Purpose in Life—Flow Isn’t Everything

Finding Purpose in Life—Flow Isn’t Everything

If you can regularly reach a state of flow in your life, does that mean you’ll always feel happy and fulfilled? What are the three kinds of life purpose? Even if you’re often in a state of flow, that doesn’t mean you’ll be happy. Finding purpose in life is just as important as finding flow. To live a balanced, meaningful life, cultivate a sense of purpose to guide the goals and activities you pursue. Continue reading to learn why finding purpose in life is so important.

Brené Brown’s Guidepost #4: Benefits of Being Grateful

Brené Brown’s Guidepost #4: Benefits of Being Grateful

What are the benefits of being grateful? Why is practicing gratitude so important for living Wholeheartedly? In The Gifts of Imperfection, Brené Brown’s fourth guidepost for living Wholeheartedly is to practice gratitude. There are many benefits of being grateful, but it can sometimes be difficult due to the fear of emotional pain. Continue below to learn about the benefits of being grateful according to Brené Brown.

The Disadvantages of Living Alone: Handling Solitude

The Disadvantages of Living Alone: Handling Solitude

What are the disadvantages of living alone? What are some things you can do to enjoy solitude rather than drowning in it? It can be easy to feel empty and aimless when you live alone and leisure activities such as watching television can make it feel worse. If you can learn to enjoy solitude by developing new skills and abilities, you will be much happier. Keep reading to learn how to enjoy your solitude rather than wallowing in it.

Relationships With Others: Finding Flow

Relationships With Others: Finding Flow

How do your relationships with others affect your quality of life? How can finding a community help you reach the flow state of mind? Because we depend on people’s affirmation, learning to improve the quality of your relationships will improve the overall quality of your life. Like any other flow activity, relationships won’t stay enjoyable without adding complexity and challenge to them over time. Learn how to find flow in your relationships with others.

Make a Habit in 30 Days: Wisdom from Miracle Morning

Make a Habit in 30 Days: Wisdom from Miracle Morning

Is it a struggle for you to make a habit? Are you sure that you know how to form a habit? In The Miracle Morning, Hal Elrod outlines his life-changing morning routine—a set of six daily habits. He discusses why habits are important and why so many people fail to control them. Then he shares his formula to make a habit in three 10-day phases. Read more to discover how to form a habit in 30 days.

The Paradox Jobs Pose to Flow: Why We Prefer Leisure

The Paradox Jobs Pose to Flow: Why We Prefer Leisure

What do jobs pose a paradox to flow? How can we enter a flow state doing work that we don’t enjoy? In his book Flow, Csikszentmihalyi performed a study to determine whether we entered the flow state more at work or during leisure time. As it turns out, participants enjoyed their leisure time more even though they entered the flow state more often at work. This is the paradox jobs pose. Continue below to learn more about Csikszentmihalyi’s findings.