An Individual Observation Exercise.
“Be mindful. Be grateful. Be positive. Be true. Be kind.” ― Roy T. Bennett
Nowadays quotes are very popular..and I don’t know about you, but I like them a lot! I find it incredible that a few words corded together may have the power to load us with wisdom, energy, and inspiration!
So, here is a fun individual observation exercise that turns quotes into a powerful tool for your personal development.
Try it out!
Read these quotes below and consider how each quote makes you feel. Notice any quote that unsettles you, and those which the most resonate with you.
Here are 10 Quotes to Read and Choose From:
1. “Do every act of your life as though it were the very last act of your life.” – Marcus Aurelius
2. “Mind is a flexible mirror, adjust it, to see a better world.” – Amit Ray
3. “Without giving up hope—that there’s somewhere better to be, that there’s someone better to be—we will never relax with where we are or who we are.” – Pema Chödrön
4. “Breath is the finest gift of nature. Be grateful for this wonderful gift.” – Amit Ray
5. “The present moment is filled with joy and happiness. If you are attentive, you will see it.” – Thich Nhat Hanh
6. “Life is a dance. Mindfulness is witnessing that dance.” – Amit Ray
7. “Mindfulness isn’t difficult; we just need to remember to do it.” – Sharon Salzberg
8. “When you open your mind, you open new doors to new possibilities for yourself and new opportunities to help others.” – Roy T. Bennett
9. “Treat everyone you meet as if they were you.” – Doug Dillon
10. “Stay present for the “now” of your life. It’s your “point of power.” – Doug Dillon
Now, has any of these quotes has spoken to you? Do you feel like reflecting on any? Which could you learn the most from?
If yes, pick the ones you like and write them onto a post-it note, then put them somewhere you’ll see them often (for example your bathroom mirror, fridge or wallet).
Over the next month or so, each time you notice – or think of – the quotes, ask yourself “What is this quote teaching me at present?”, “How could I implement this information into my life?” , “Where is it guiding me now? “
Please leave your comment below and let me know how you get on/what have you learned.
Dream Boundless, Sandra