Spirit Junkie tips for the New Year

Bernstein gets creative.

Each new year I love offering tips for making positive change. Now is the perfect time to make powerful change — your willingness is at an all-time high. Apply these principles, and you’ll kick off the new year with a happier approach to life.

Take a ME break
Commit to a ME break at least once a week. Take time out to focus on yourself. This is a powerful habit to create early in the year. Need some suggestions? Take a long yoga class or prepare a nice meal for yourself. My favorite ME break is to take time out for a massage or facial.

Get creative
This year, I commit to spending more time painting. This creative hobby takes me out of my daily patterns and ignites my inner spirit. Pledge to engage in a creative project or even take a trip to the museum. You’ll find that time spent in creativity heightens your happiness and gives you more energy for the other areas of your life.

Sit back and receive
I work hard to balance my go-getter mentality with my “sit back and RECEIVE” approach to life. This year, welcome stillness and practice receptivity. Begin today with one of my free Spirit Junkie guided meditations, available at www.gabbyb.tv.

Incorporate these ideas into your daily practices and enjoy the positive results. Trust that the universe has your back, expect miracles and be happy!

— Gabrielle Bernstein is the author of “Spirit Junkie.”
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