20 Ways to Feel More Alive

There are times when you know just what to do, and life seems to rise up and support you and your ideas.  And then there are times when it is all a little murky, and you might feel a bit lost.  Try these 20 tips, hopefully it will energize and invigorate your day!

 

 

1

Start a breathing practice.

2

Express gratitude before meals.

3

Ride the bus or your bike instead of driving.

4

Begin each morning with a stretch.

5

Get a massage on a regular basis.

6

Smile at strangers.

7

Plant a garden.

8

Take a class.

9

Write a letter.

10

Move your practice outdoors.

11

Enjoy a 15-minute afternoon siesta.

12

Annoint your feet with oil – and a little massage.

13

See an Ayurvedic doctor to discover your dosha.

14

Smile in the mirror every morning.

15

Make dinner for your neighbors.

16

Take a media fast.

17

Visit an elderly relative

18

Return to a hobby you love.

19

Sit under a tree for an afternoon.

20

Tell your family and friends how

Much you love them.

 

By Nora Isaacs

(Yoga Journal February 2008 )

Photograph of Praying Flags in Thong La Pass, Tibet taken by G. Budianto

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