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As counter-intuitive as it sounds, the secret to successful meditation is to meditate without having any expectation whatsoever for anything. To simply sit, in the now, and peacefully work at nothing, no thoughts. Being gentle with yourself dovetails into having no expectation. Let thoughts and dramas pass.
I live alone, in a small village without gym facilities. Roads are narrow and traffic ridden, paths are muddy and bumpy, good for turning ankles or spraining joints! So how do I exercise? I walk up and down the corridor - it is a long one and fifteen circuits make 1 km. I do jumping jacks every commercial break when watching TV and march in place when watching the show! I tune to a music channel when cooking or cleaning and jig around doing the chores!
After you wash and dry your sheets, fold them then take one pillow case and store the sheet set in the pillow case. That way everything that matches is together. no hunting in the linen closet for matching sheets and pillowcases.
I have found that a smile goes a long way. Want to go the extra mile? Add a cheerful greeting or say something nice. Take just an extra 10 seconds to ask somebody how their day is going (look them in the eye and mean it!). Not only does it make them feel good, but it will make you feel good for the rest of the day! Try it!
I have been one who falls hard. Blowing a meal turns into a whole day, then a week, an then even months. I have decided that if it happens again, I am going to reward myself with 'prize' as soon as I get back in the saddle. This will make me get back on track immediately instead of falling off the wagon for months.
I find that weighing often is a downfall for me. I like to keep favorite clothes in my closet that are too tight and try them on at least once a week. It gives me a size goal and not just a weight goal. When I can feel comfortable in the clothes, I can get rid of larger ones and have immediate replacements.