Thoughtfulness. A simple enough concept; yet not always easy to practice. Once mastered, however, it is the greatest gift you can give; and not just to friends and loved ones on special occasions and holidays…but to everyone, always. And, as you establish yourself as thoughtful to others, they’ll begin to appreciate it and may even go out of their way to be thoughtful to others, including you.
Thoughtfulness is a habit; internalized, it becomes a way of life, a part of our being. But it does take practice. Where do we start? Our daily life. Here are some good practice exercises. Do this for 21 days, as that’s how long it takes to form a new habit (actually, we don’t “form” new habits as much as “replace” old, ineffective ones). read more