Harness the Ability to Gain More from Each Day
feels more in tune with the details of their life. So, keeping this definition in mind, imagine being able to gain more from every sensation that you experience. Imagine making a positive experience an exhilarating one where happiness feels limitless. It's all in your ability to be aware. The more aware you are of a sensation, the more you will gain from it. You will feel more real and powerful. Imagine being able to banish boredom as you find interesting perspectives on seemingly ordinary situations. Imagine being able to flip the switch on negative circumstances as you become aware of changes that need to be made to feel better.
Okay, now you're probably wondering, "That sounds great, but how do I become more aware?" I will tell you exactly how. Awareness is a lifestyle choice- just like when you decide that you want to make regular exercise a part of your life. The more you exercise, the better you feel and the stronger your muscles become. The "Awareness Muscle" works the same way. Practicing awareness on a daily basis strengthens your ability to benefit from each day.
THE FIVE SENSES: by sensing more, you can gain more insight and perspective on a given event, situation or person.
What foods do you enjoy eating? Next time you eat that chocolate mousse cake or apple crumble pie with ice cream, take a moment to focus on just the taste. Pause for a moment on the conversation you are having. Let the noise and bustle of the restaurant you are sitting in settle at the back of your mind. Notice the details of what is in your mouth. Is the food you are eating sweet? Sour? Salty? Spicy? Why do you like what you are tasting so much?
What music do you listen to? Notice what you enjoy so much about the songs that you never get tired of. Pay attention to the way music makes you feel. Listen to the various qualities of your own speaking voice as well as the voices of the people you talk with. What tone are they speaking in?
Observe the world around you. Notice the different people you see on the bus, on the street and at work. What are they doing?