Get Enough Quality Sleep. Quality sleep is essential to having good memory, concentration, energy and mood. It is also one of the easiest things to improve. Eat Well. Your body makes the brain chemicals needed to help you focus and stay motivated from the foods you eat. You don’t have to be a health nut, but getting adequate protein and a variety of dairy, grains and vegetables is essential. Begin with the end in mind.
Mindfulness is the process or act of being aware of what you are feeling emotionally and physically, what you are thinking, what you are needing and what is going on around you at any point in time FLOAT:
Focus– Clear your mind of noise and focus on the present moment. Let go of judgement. Observe your thoughts. Awareness of your environment. Thankful for the experience…
There are many aspects to working a recovery program or developing a Happiness Lifestyle. Each day presents it’s own unique challenges, so it is important to have the basics in place which include: Mindful self-awareness, and an action plan which includes social support and vulnerability prevention to deal with life on life’s terms. All of these are tools to working a well-rounded program. No one thing is more important than the other. In a Happiness Lifestyle you will not always be deliriously happy, because life always has challenges, disappointments and irritants. However, you will have the knowledge that you deserve to be happy, and the distress is tolerable and will not go on forever.