10 From GEM:
How To Find Contentment
Do you want to reduce your stress level, relax your body, improve your outlook and make life more enjoyable? Then you have to learn how to experience contentment.
Contentment begins with simplifying your life. You need to remove your clutter. The de-cluttering of stuff will reduce your emotional burdens as you realize that the stuff is insignificant to your overall happiness. Obtaining material things may provide instant gratification but the feeling of joy will not last long. It’s fleeting. There you’ll be attempting to fill the bottomless pit of discontentment with things and more things.
Contentment begins when we recognize that materialism does not fill the void of discontent, experiences do. Here are ten simple strategies to get you started.