Happiness and contentment are not the same. Happiness is circumstantial - it depends on outside influences that are often beyond our control. Contentment, however, has no preconditions. Contentment can be found by all - rich or poor, sick or healthy, privileged or underprivileged.
When was the last time you fueled up emotionally? Spiritually? Physically? Do you find yourself out of fuel when you encounter trials? We all need to find ways to refill our tanks as we navigate the road of life. If you're feeling overwhelmed, tired, confused, or just plain weary, the solution may lie in refuelling.
In Running on Empty? Joseph Alston gives 12 revitalizing tips for navigating the road of life and the obstacles you'll face. With its conversational style and candid wisdom, Running on Empty? is a practical user's manual for life. As an added bonus, the book doubles as a meditation journal with space for you to reflect on the ideas discussed. Through guided journal writing you will: Write your personal mission statement Get started on your list of 50 life dreams (and your plans of action) Single out your stressors and energy drains Form a plan to simplify and prioritize your life Find ways to get in touch with your inner self Identify your own false beliefs and replace them with truths
Alston is the first to admit that life's unexpected challenges throw us all for a loop from time to time, but his counsel encourages all to add a dose of tranquility and perspective as we face our everyday obstacles and our toughest trials.