10 lessons from Think Like A Monk by Jay Shetty

Think Like A Monk Train Your Mind For Peace And Purpose Every Day

1 Clarify your identity

What are your values? What are your passions? What are your goals? Once you know who you are, you can start to live a life that is true to yourself.

2. Reverse negativity with Spot-Stop-Swap

When you have a negative thought, spot it, stop it, and swap it for a positive thought. This will help you to stay focused on the good things in your life.

3. Get intimate with fear, then detach

Fear is a natural emotion, but it doesn’t have to control you. Get to know your fear, then detach from it and let it go.

4. Hone good intentions

What are your intentions for your thoughts, words, and actions? Make sure your intentions are good, and you’ll be more likely to create a positive impact on the world.

5. Live your Purpose and Dharma

What is your purpose in life? What is your dharma, or your unique path? Once you know your purpose and dharma, you can start to live a life that is meaningful and fulfilling.

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6. Improve your routines and habits

Our routines and habits shape our lives. Make sure your routines and habits are aligned with your goals and values.

7. Master the mind

The mind is a powerful tool. Learn to use your mind to your advantage, and you’ll be able to achieve anything you set your mind to.

8. Build self-esteem, not ego

Self-esteem is about knowing your worth. Ego is about comparing yourself to others. Build self-esteem, and you’ll be more confident and happy.

9. Practice frequent, specific and broad gratitude

Gratitude is a powerful emotion. Practice gratitude regularly, and you’ll start to see the good in your life.

10. Understand and nurture relationships through trust and connection

Our relationships are one of the most important things in our lives. Make sure you nurture your relationships, and you’ll be surrounded by people who love and support you.

These are just a few of the many lessons that can be learned from Think Like A Monk. If you’re looking for a book that will help you to live a more mindful and intentional life, then I highly recommend reading it.

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