Let’s admit, we all want a change
Each of us at some point of life thinks about how much his life corresponds to expectations, desires. How productive we are, what we live for and how to make it so that we live in pleasure and achieve the desired goals.
We spend a lot of time trying to find reasons for failures, new courses or videos on how to get better.
But it turns out that you can wake up in the morning and change your life in one hour. This is what you can read about in the book the “Miracle Morning: The Not-So-Obvious Secret Guaranteed To Transform Your Life… (Before 8AM)” by Hal Elrod.
Morning is magic
Hal came up with a system that helped him to get better every day. He called it “Magic Morning.” That’s what it is.
You set the alarm an hour earlier than you are used to get up. And within an hour, you perform 6 techniques that have a powerful impact on your life:
- say affirmations,
- visualize your dreams and goals,
- keep a diary,
- read books.
The silence or meditation
Try to start your day not with running around, but with calmhess and clarity. The best helper is meditation. Scientists claim that it reduces stress levels, improves concentration and even increases some areas of the brain (for example, the prefrontal cortex and hippocampus).
There are a very large number of techniques, the main thing is to perform them. Here’s the algorithm Hal Elrod gives:
Sit comfortably in a comfortable, but not too relaxing place – so as not to fall asleep.
Concentrate as much as possible on your breathing. To do this, you can use the “square rule” – inhale for 3 seconds, hold your breath for 3 seconds, exhale for 3 seconds and hold your breath again for the same time. Repeat this cycle throughout the session.
Your task is to clear your mind of all thoughts. They will still attack you – just accept it and keep concentrating on your breathing.
Start with 5 minutes and gradually increase this time.
Set your goals. Do it for every aspect of life – whether it’s finances, relationships, or physical health. Describe how you see your ideal life. The brain must know a specific destination.
Answer the question “Why i need this?” A few arguments will help you better clarify your goals and make them more conscious.
Describe what kind of person you need to be to achieve your goals.
Determine the actions that will lead to the goal. Include the exact number and frequency of steps you expect to take. Let’s say, ” I will go to the gym 2 times a week and spend 30 minutes on it.”
Write down your goals and then read them aloud every morning – every day. You can combine this with sports or a shower – the main thing is to do it emotionally and sincerely.
Hal Elrod recommends doing this practice immediately after reading affirmations.
Imagine what you want to achieve. Just create in your brain as vivid and deep images as possible of the life you are striving for. Connect all the senses, imagine the emotions that you feel. In other words, try to relive your future. The more lively it turns out – the more effort you will then make to achieve your plan.
Imagine who you want to be. Imagine with what enthusiasm you will do your job, and with what pleasure you will go for a morning jog.
You may find it hard to force yourself – but you’ll never regret it afterwards. Create some active routine that you enjoy. It can be dancing or jumping on the rope. Make a list of exercises so you don’t need to think what to do. This will bring energy to your day and make you feel motivated to achieve goals.
Whatever you want to achieve – surely someone has already done something similar. And it is very likely that he told about it. Today, there is no point in reinventing the wheel – just read the manual. This is the power of reading-you can go through the path much faster than its discoverer.
Start with at least 10 pages a day-this will give you about 20 200–page books a year.
The diary helps to document events, impressions, ideas, plans – all that is so easily erased from the head. This is a free form of psychotherapy that is available always and everywhere. The need to summarize all the most important things makes you think well and concentrate on the experience you have experienced. And re-reading it allows you to take a fresh look at old ideas and life lessons, as well as trace your development.
There are many aspects of life that you can describe in your diary. You can write about your goals, dreams, plans, achievements, life lessons, and ideas. You can simply describe events and your thoughts about them.
Improve your life and don’t forget to enjoy it. Every day.