“If we look at the world with a love of life, the world will reveal its beauty to us.” ~Daisaku Ikeda
When was the last time you felt a sense of wonder or experienced one of those ah-hah moments? Have you been paying close enough attention?
We all have times when we feel overwhelmed by the world around us and our day-to-day routine can leave us feeling a little... meh. We may be going through tough times or just need a break from the stress of life. In these moments, it can be hard to stay positive and remember that there is so much beauty in this world. Read the weekly affirmations below out loud to start rediscovering your excitement for life and the people around you!
My life is full of fascinating people, places, and things. Each day, something new happens to me.
No moment in time is actually like any other, even if they sometimes seem that way. Because of this, I am inspired by the world around me.
If I ever feel bored, or like nothing changes, I remind myself to pay closer attention. Everything is always in flux, whether that’s grass growing, a different meal to prepare tonight than I had last night, or a change in the rhythm of my breathing in response to an emotion. When I notice these things, my life takes on color and dimension.
Also, I take particular note of the things that inspire me. I may take a snapshot, blog about them, or simply etch them into my memory. With these experiences, I fill my inner well of images. This way, I never run dry.
The world around me feeds my creativity and leaves me lush with ideas.
My desire to live vibrantly is rekindled each day as I look for novel ways to approach challenges. I revel in the abundance of ideas presented to me and try to incorporate them into my life whenever I feel they might benefit me, which is often!
Today, I make time to contemplate the inspiration that surrounds me. I am thankful for my many opportunities to learn and grow through experiencing the world. And I seek out new ideas and experiences frequently to help keep me inspired.
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