Monks are great inspirations for simplifying your life. In fact, most of them live their life based solely on that principle. However, people don’t exactly have direct access to these monks since most of them live in temples and monasteries.
If you want to know how to go about simplifying your life the way monks do, then let me share with you just how these guys do it.
Step 1: Slowly But Surely.
What’s the rush? In your haste to do your homework or get to school, you end up forgetting a bunch of different things. That then leads to you making a mess out of everything. One thing leads to another, remember?
If you want to simplify your life, don’t rush everything you do.
If you’re worried about being late for class because you wanted to be slow and sure in preparing your things, then wake up early so you’ll have enough time to do things slowly and surely. Monks are quite famous for being early birds too, you know.
Step 2: One At A Time.
Simplifying your life shouldn’t be too hard. But if you’re the type who just loves to multi-task, then it’s no wonder you’re all over the place.
Why don’t you try doing things one at a time? Make sure you plan your schedule well, so that you’ll have time to do all that you have to do today.
If you really need to multi-task, however, make sure that you pair the easy tasks with those requiring more concentration. For example, you can babysit while studying for your exams or you can make breakfast while you’re catching the morning news.
Step 3: Discipline Yourself.
To be honest, simplifying your life is easy. Sometimes, people make things complicated. They’re the ones who are inviting all the drama into their lives. Think about it. You always have a choice whether or not you’ll entertain something in your life or not.
So one of your co-workers (who you’re not attracted to) has a crush on you – it’s up to you how you want to interpret it. If you want a simple life, then don’t pay any attention to that fact. Unwanted office romance – that can get pretty complicated, don’t you think?
These are the necessary steps to simplifying your life. After reading this article, I hope that you can now sort out your life and have a very simple yet very fulfilling life. You don’t have to be exactly like a monk to have a peaceful life, but it sure doesn’t hurt to make like one!