7. Accept What You Cannot Change

There’s a reason why this is part of the famous serenity prayer. Sure, there are things that we can change, but there are plenty of things that are outside of our realm of control. Just because you choose to let go of something doesn’t mean you are in agreement, it simply means you are no longer going to waste precious energy by putting it into something that will not benefit from it.

In very simplistic form, mindfulness is “stopping to smell the flowers” and giving yourself time to think and breathe. Sounds easy, doesn’t it? But we all know there are more pressures in life we care to think of. Right? But let’s give it a go. I’m ready to make an effort. Who’s with me?

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