The rest of the world may be rushing from one thing to the next, but that doesn't have to be your pace.
This week's recommendation is a simple one: slow down and stay present. Plus, announcing the winner of our Gratifeed Giveaway!
Happy Monday! Here in the U.S. we just celebrated Thanksgiving and are preparing for a busy Christmas season ahead. Gift buying. Decorating. Parties. Work. Kids.
It's exciting, but it can also be exhausting.
That's why, today, our recommendation is a simple one: slow down and stay present.
The rest of the world may rush from one thing to the next, but that doesn't have to be your pace. "Patience" is one of our community values because we believe in long-term progress and purpose, not short-lived success and shortcuts.
If you're ready to be more present and become a better you in a sustainable way, check out this week's recommendations below.
P.S. Thank you to the 25 of you who shared your gratitude on our Gratifeed over the past week. As promised, our giveaway winner was picked at random and is shared at the very end of this email 🎉
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Let It Be Easy: Simple Ways to Stop Stressing & Start Living
By Susie Moore
What We 💙
Most of our stress isn't from life happening to us, but from our reaction to what happened. So why not make it easier on ourselves? Check this one out to learn how to defuse reactive triggers and recast failures into successes.
Staying Present and Breaking the Illusion of Stability
How to Build a Happy Life
What We 💙
The How to Build a Happy Life podcast by The Atlantic is a new favorite and this episode is 🤯 It explores why it’s uniquely challenging to “live in the moment,” how we limit our own curiosity by assuming that we know best, and why the illusion of stability pulls us from living every day fully, and in the moment.