Navigating Life with Hope: A Roadmap to a Meaningful Life
Life is a treasure trove of unmeasurable value jewels. No matter how hard it can get, you can always find a roadmap to living it as meaningful as possible. This is how Raymond Quattlebaum reflects on his faith, God’s gift, and the beauty of life in his devotional poetry books called Poetry in Motion and Color of Love. These works are brimming with passion and vitality, stretching the boundaries of what devotional poetry may be. The landscape of life by Quattlebaum guides readers to find happiness and the real beauty of life.
Reading Quattlebaum’s works can help you find meaning in your life. If you want to know more ways to do it, then this blog is perfect for you. Here are little things you can do to have a substantial and purposeful life.
Reframe Your Perspectives
Reframing is a translational skill that allows you to intentionally shift your restricting thoughts to bolster your goals, beliefs, and actions. It accomplishes this by breaking with your old harmful mindset and replacing them with new insights and perspectives of reality that are more valuable for your goals. In other words, reinterpretation of your thoughts will allow you to place events and circumstances in a more positive context. So, to put oneself in a more positive and resourceful frame of mind, there is a need to change the meaning of encounters. You can’t sabotage yourself because of the uncontrollable events in your life. Instead, adopt more valuable ways to overcome these.
Surround Yourself with the Right People
Have you ever heard of the phrase, “Your vibe attracts your tribe.” Many people would attest that this phrase is accurate. Energy, positive and negative, can be contagious. That is why building a group with positive energy will do you good. Have you ever walked into a room and sensed a strong presence of negativity or negative energy? You could probably think of one situation that this happened. This is because people emit energy, and the energies we draw back into our life are the ones we emit. But it would help if you always remembered that building positivity with people is a two-way street. What you are, you attract. If we want quality people to spend time with us, we must demonstrate quality behaviors in return. This entails assessing how we treat the people in our life.
Find a Balance
You may take action to fix what isn’t working in your life and regain some control and balance. One way is to minimize toxins in your life. Thus, get rid of the negative energy around you. If they don’t help you exceed in life, they may not be the right people you should be surrounded by. Toxic people can be identified as complainers and whiners. If you can’t entirely avoid them, at least limit your interaction with them and tune them out as much as possible. When you do this, you can find complete peace of mind.
Make a Difference
Your life goes hand in hand with the environment that you are in. One great way to make a difference is by helping the environment strive. Event the little thigns that you do everyday matter, such as using less water daily. Water is one of the essential parts of our lives, but many people from across the world do not have the privilege of having access to it. And you can help in making a difference by minimizing the use of water. If you do this, you can indeed feel the difference in how you feel about yourself. You will no longer feel guilty because you know that you are taking action on this aspect.
Focus on Positivity
Life is full of complex events and hurdles. When confronted with one, focus on the positive aspects, no matter how minor or inconsequential they appear to be. You can always find the classic silver lining in any cloud if you seek it—even if it isn’t immediately visible. This brings us back to the first point, reframing your thoughts. You can focus on being grateful for the things, even the little ones. Practicing thankfulness has been demonstrated to lower stress, boost self-esteem, and promote resilience even in the face of adversity.