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Top 8 Ways On How To Live A More Fulfilling Life

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Top 8 Ways On How To Live A More Fulfilling Life

Last week I’ve had a really tough time at work. Every possible aspect of my character has been put to the test. So as I sat at my desk thinking about how to get of the pit I came up with these 8 easy steps on how to live a more fulfilling life. When offering advice to people I always picture myself in their situation first. More importantly I relate to both sides of their stories to provide a solution. In this post I want to particularly address persons who are surrounded by negative people whether at work or otherwise.

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So here are the 8 ways in which you can live a more fulfilling life:

  1. Meditate and worship. The most important step in this process is being able to mediate on the word of God and worshiping Him at all times. Sometimes our faith is tested and we are put into difficult situations so that God can talk to us and we can listen to Him. Regardless of our religious beliefs and practices, there aren’t anything that pray can’t fix.
  2. Remove toxic people from your life. This is not as easy as you may think. Some of these toxic people are who we have to work and interact with on a daily basis. So in a situation like this it is best to avoid these persons as best as possible. Don’t alienate yourself but simply choose wisely who you have casual conversations with. Negative energies are easily transferable.
  3. Be careful of friends/people you let into your inner circle. While at work we may have little control over the people we interface with that’s why this point speaks specifically about friends. These are the persons we choose to share personal information and some of our most intimate moments with.
  4. Self-awareness and the ability to channel negative energies into something positive. Not everyday we feel our best. There are times when life takes a toll and we become frustrated. When this happens, being unpleasant with our peers is not an excuse. You need to be aware of your emotions and take control of it.
  5. Do what you love and love what you do. One of my favourite inspirational quotes. Whatever hobbies you may have or things you enjoy doing, you should do it. Whether it be travelling, hiking, cooking, reading etc. Doing something that you love doesn’t require much effort which makes it more enjoyable.
  6. Learn to forgive. Holding on to hurt and anger only gives power to the person and makes life more difficult for you. Have you ever noticed how good it feels after you have forgiven someone who have wronged you? The Bible says that we should forgive others so that the Lord our God can forgive our sins.
  7. Be courteous even when you don’t feel like it. Admittedly we all have shortcomings. Times when we don’t feel to be around people. But this doesn’t give us any right to be unpleasant. Remember everyone is going through a battle we do not know about. Put out the energy into the universe that you would like to receive.
  8. Learn how to not take things personal. The final step and probably the most difficult, is learning how to not take things personally. When someone makes a rude remark that offends you, just tell yourself it has nothing to do with you. Fortunately for me I learnt this in the early stages of my work life and it has been one of the best ways to channel negative energy. Every time someone did or said something I didn’t like, I used to say it in my head over and over that it has nothing to do with me, until eventually it came naturally.

Conclusion

In order to live a fulfilling life we have to be first aware of our surroundings and how it affects our behaviour. Being aware if the things that makes us happy and what makes us unhappy. Once we recognise this, we can then find ways to channel any negativity into a positive light.

Take steps to remove yourself from any unhealthy circumstances including relationships and friendships, or any other things that do not add value to your life. Life is too short to spend it being worried, sad, upset or unhappy.

Reflect on your own life and be thankful for all that you have. Be grateful knowing that there’s always someone out there doing much better with less than what you have.

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  • Great list of ideas. I’ve removed some of the toxic people from my life and while it was hard, has led to a much calmer, more focused me.

  • ella

    loveee all of these ideas!!! has deffo left me reflective of some changes I need to make to make my life more fulfilling x

    • Great to hear that Ella. Thank you!

  • Brittany Dyer

    Such a great post! Worship, girl, this is so important! Thanks for sharing!

  • April Kitchens

    Great post. I especially need to work on number 3 and 8. I’m such a friendly person, I let people in easily and they may not always have my best interest at heart.

    • April that is so meee! A lot of times people like us end up being disappointed when we think everyone would be as nice to us as we are to them. Thank you so much for your contribution ๐Ÿ˜€

  • I love all of these but removing negative people and self awareness/acceptance is something that really helped me in this area. Great post.

    • Thanks Ivanna. Good to know this was helpful ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Oooh, #8 is really hard for me. I sometimes even dream up scenarios in my head and I take things personally that haven’t actually happened!!! Great post! <3

    • #8 comes with time. That is something you have to literally force yourself to do then eventually it becomes easy. Thank you so much!

  • Learning to forgive is one of my favorite ways to be happier! Sometimes its hard, but it really does work!

    • Yes it eats us inside a little but its so much more rewarding when we do.

  • Thanks so much for sharing this! I went to Tony Robbin’s unleash the power within last year and one of my biggest takeaways was that the recipe for fulfillment is growth + contribution. If you’re growing and giving, you’ll be fulfilled. I thought that was really powerful… and it looks like you’ve covered that!

    • Thanks Alexa for sharing that perspective! Really something to think about ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Amazing post and such a great and inspirational suggestions xoxo

    https://theninebyivana.blogspot.com/

  • I love your advice on meditating on worship. So much of our joy is dictated on how thankful we are in Him and what He has given us.
    Much love,
    Ashley from Dear Ash

    • That’s right Ashley! Thank you for your input ๐Ÿ™‚ xo

  • Dylan

    This is such a great post. I think my favorite is removing toxic people from your life and mediating. These are things everyone should apply to their everyday life. Thanks for sharing!

    • Thank you Dylan. Hopefully all of us can apply at least one step from this post ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Marlena N Michael Salerno

    Great tips! I practice many of these on a daily basis. Another thing I find helpful is reflection. Sometimes I lay in bed at night and I reflect on all the good thing that happened throughout the day. In regards to toxic people, my mom is very toxic actually. I have struggled with her throughout my adult life and it has caused me some pain. I can not simply remove her from my life, but my therapist has helped me come up with some ways to manage her toxicity. I don’t give in to her fits, I change the subject when it gets too negative, I focus on my own well-being.

    • Marlena thank you so much for commenting and sharing your story. Reflection is also another great idea! Happy to know that you have found ways of dealing with your mom despite the obvious. Thanks again!

  • Love the tips you’ve shared here. It’s important to remember that there are simple ways to keep living a fulfilling life and that it’s not always about work. It’s inspiring to hear that you’ve turned what has been a negative time into a positive thing by sharing these tips.

    P.s sorry to hear you’ve been having a bad time at your work.

    Amanda | http://ldnrose.com

    • Thanks Amanda. I had to remind myself not to dwell on the negativity. I also wanted to help someone else who might have been having a tough time to cope as well ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Liancho ARM

    so nice article, just love it

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