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14 Ways to Refresh Your Life

14 Ways to Refresh Your Life

Refreshment is of key importance in lives so often burdened with pressures and responsibilities, whose demands shut down imagination and creative energy. Many of us enjoy leisure, comfort and affluence, but have yet to find a way of discovering a life characterized by deep-seated well-being. Instead our lives are often marked by a void at their centers.

Some of the following suggestions addressed to greater fulfillment might be of value:

1. The Art of the Commonplace

2. Creativity

3. Gratitude and Praise

4. The Healing Power of Nature

5. The Importance of Relationship

6. Living in the Moment

7. Looking for the Beautiful

8. The Meditative Approach

9. Negative Capability

10. Reverence

11. Seeing

12. Simplicity

13. Walking

14. The Virtues of Silence and Solitude

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Adapted from The Spirit of Silence, by John Lane (Chelsea Green, 2006). Copyright (c) 2006 by John Lane. Reprinted by permission of Chelsea Green.
Adapted from The Spirit of Silence, by John Lane (Chelsea Green, 2006).

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3:38AM PDT on Jul 15, 2012

All good ways to complete a life. Thank you.

12:09AM PDT on Apr 8, 2012

Great tips. Thanks.

12:14PM PDT on Jul 18, 2011

Thank you

7:57PM PDT on Apr 21, 2011

Thanks for the article.

7:24PM PST on Feb 23, 2011

thanks for posting!

1:03AM PST on Dec 18, 2010

Thanks for the info.

5:52PM PST on Nov 21, 2010

Great tips! Seems to me that Mindfulness is key here....that unless you are completely aware of what you are doing and how you are doing it, it will be more difficult to appreciate and go deeper into any activity.

7:50PM PST on Nov 9, 2010

Thank you. Very much.

12:16PM PDT on Apr 28, 2010

Thank you

12:45AM PDT on Apr 9, 2010


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