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4 Tips to Finding Inspiration
It's safe to say that everyone can use a little inspiration now and then. Correction, make that everyone can use a little inspiration daily. To be inspired is such a positive emotional experience that it should be cherished, nurtured and remembered. But how do you find inspiration in the first place?

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Do Things Differently

Trying new things or old things in different ways is a quick way to change things if nothing excites you and you’re living a repetitive routine. 

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Nurture Pleasurable Experiences.

If it doesn’t harm others indulge in the experiences you enjoy, the ones you can’t wait to get involved in.

Things that get you so motivated that you lose track of time while you’re do...

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See The Wonders Of Life

Most people have things they are insecure about and unresolved childhood issues. Those tend to dampen enthusiasm and inspiration.

You can change this by deliberately focusing on the wonder...

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Be Keenly Aware

Part of finding inspiration is being keenly aware of subtle changes in your surroundings.

Only by getting out of the office and living within the network participants’ worlds will you be able to notice the subtle changes that magnify inspiration.

Use Your Imagination

To find inspiration is important to have an active imagination, and that needs to be exercised. Turn on your imagination by doing creative things.

Do things that encourage people to find inspiration through the use of “out of the box” thinking. When you support this kind of thinking by not criticizing it, new inspiration will really start to flow.

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Exercise your mind

Reading is to the mind as exercise is to the body.

Make time to read books that help you make positive changes in your life. Then put into practice what you learn every day.

Alone time

Alone time is just as important as socializing time. It is important to stay alone for you to understand your thoughts and emotions at a deeper level.

When spending time alone, put your phone and other devices away. Turn off the television and meditate for a couple of minutes. Sit down comfortably. Close your eyes and ask yourself, “What do I want? “

Listen to music

You can get inspired by listening to good music. If you are feeling tired and stressed out, just listen to good music. It makes you feel peaceful, happy and relaxed.

And you can only get inspired if you are peaceful, happy and relaxed

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Dopamine Explained

We all seek happiness, and there is a scientific way we can find it.

Dopamine, the feel-good chemical in our brains, positively affects our mood, focus, energy and behaviour.

Happiness Centre: Dopamine

Dopamine is a neurotransmitter that controls our brain's reward and pleasure centre. It can help us:

  • Lose Weight
  • Fight against Depression
  • Be Motivated
  • Improve our Memory
  • Feel Happy
  • Stay mentally strong
  • Reduce bad habits
  • Increase Feelings of contentment

How Dopamine Works

The body and mind seek pleasureable experiences, resulting in the neurons creating dopamine in our brain. This can be also overdone using drugs, leaving a negative impact eventually.

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