In keeping with the talk of “change” it is an excellent time to talk about the ideals of human behavior that could possibly bring about a change. First, a change in people’s hearts and minds and then in society itself.
Every day, researchers discover new benefits of laughter. Let me ask you this question: “Can you use a good dose of belly-shaking laughter every now and then?” Of course you can. What you are waiting for? Go a comedy club or rent some funny movies.
Allow yourself time before the presentation to prepare and focus. You’ll want to have everything you might need at hand, so think about it ahead of time. (Will you need a sip of water from time to time, did you visit the bathroom, is the temperature comfortably cool?) Then spend the last few minutes doing some relaxing stretches, deep breathing or Zen Baltimore to make yourself as calm as possible.
Being more efficient with your time is irrelevant if you don’t know how you want to spend it. In managing time, the compass is more important than the clock. Know where you want to go and spend your time on the things that get you there.
Brahmacharya: Keeping celibacy when single, which is a principle (or should be) in one’s youth, but it also means being faithful to one’s partner in marriage. Promiscuity wastes the life force and causes emotional and psychic damage.
I am increasingly interested in why we have created a world where war and pain are default, while peace and serenity are on the outside of normal. Studying various spiritual beliefs and religion reveals that most fighting is the result of greed. One group of people wants things one way, while another group of people desires a different result. This is not our normal state of existence, yet we embrace the concept of fighting so very quickly.
Try keeping a regular fitness routine for a while, twice a week go for a jog at a similar time. Wake up earlier and go for a long walk before work – take your neighbours dog if you don’t have one. Find a yoga studio close by and join a weekly class. For a big dose of motivation and a change of life find a retreat.