5 Things that will Improve Your Life Today

Why You Need To Do These 5 Things to Improve Your Life

Self improvement can be a big undertaking. With these 5 simple strategies we will begin to improve our lives for the better.

It is so great that you have decided that you want your life to look different, that you want to improve yourself. There are tons of things you can do to help work on improving yourself, including the five things we are about to talk about. These aren’t as common as some other tips and tricks, which is why you should make sure that you include these.

Make a to-do list and focus on it – Start your day with a list of to-do tasks you want to complete and this will help you to stay on task and focused. These days can be far more productive than just going along hoping you’re getting your tasks done. You can make a formal list or create a simple post it. It’s up to you to decide what works best for you.

Acknowledge you have flaws – We all have flaws. Start by acknowledging you have flaws and then you can begin to work on them. You can decide how you can fix your flaws, but to do that you have to first recognize them. It helps to make a list. Yes, that’s right – a list of everything you feel is wrong with you. By doing so you will also recognize that some of the things you think are flaws are actually what make you unique and what others like about you. Be fair when you are analyzing your list.

Learn from those who inspire you – There are people you admire and inspire you. They have certain qualities you would like to have. Good news – you too can have what you admire. Let these people inspire you. Learn from their actions and how they live.

Set huge goals – Dream big, set those goals as big as you can dream. Stretch yourself far beyond your normal capacity – be big and bold. List things you would not normally attempt and then challenge yourself to carry them out. Start working on them today.

Give up a bad habit – We all have at least a couple of bad habits. When we think bad habits, we think of smoking, drinking too much, not exercising, etc. But there are other bad habits. Maybe you slouch or bite your nails. Maybe you are always late. However, big or little your bad habit is, now’s a great time to work on fixing it.

Get into action – If you want to learn you need to take action. Is there something you have been thinking of doing? Why wait any longer? Why not take action today.

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Dhamma Tāpasā*

*Dhamma Tāpasā is a trained former Buddhist Monk and the spiritual name given to Andrew Hallas. A Buddhist Life Coach, Mindfulness Trainer, Motivational Speaker and Published Author.

Creator of the highly acclaimed “The Four Trees” a story of learning how we can all live a more fulfilled and content lifestyle.

By using his unique approach of storytelling, mixed with ancient Buddhist Monk Secrets, all combined with 21st century scientifically proven techniques, Dhamma Tāpasā is able to capture your imaginations whilst teaching you valuable Life Skills and True Wisdom.

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You are Perfect just the way You are

“Today just let your mind contemplate the immense beauty of a flower And how we as Man could never dream and create such perfection because of the secret that it very nature is imperfection”

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You are Perfect just the way You are!

Go out and immerse yourself in nature. Gaze with wonder at it’s all inspiring beauty.

Stare at a leaf a contemplate it’s very make up, How did it come to be?

Not scientifically but like a child seeing something for the first time. Observe and contemplate magically the splenders all around.

Could Man with all it knowledge produce a leaf so perfect as the one your looking at right now?

Man, the all knowing could never make something so perfect with all its imperfections.

Remember this when you next criticise the way you look the way you walk, talk, sing or dance. You with all your imperfections is the most perfect you.

YOU are Beautiful just the way you are!

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*Dhamma Tāpasā is a trained former Buddhist Monk and the spiritual name given to Andrew Hallas. A Buddhist Life Coach, Mindfulness Trainer, Motivational Speaker and Published Author.

Creator of the highly acclaimed “The Four Trees” a story of learning how we can all live a more fulfilled and content lifestyle.

By using his unique approach of storytelling, mixed with ancient Buddhist Monk Secrets, all combined with 21st century scientifically proven techniques, Dhamma Tāpasā is able to capture your imaginations whilst teaching you valuable Life Skills and True Wisdom.

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Positive Distractions

What are Positive Distractions?

I’m not sure if positive distractions is the scientific term, however as a former Buddhist monk I’ve been using these for many years and they really do work.

A positive distraction is something we can use or do to change our mood from a negative, sluggish mood into a more positive and energised attitude. Your own personal mood boosters if you like.

There are a few simple tasks and exercises that we can do to collect together some of these personal mood boosters. These then become our tools to battle when any negativity or dwellings on the past that arises in our minds.

I’m going to share Two with You Today!

This first task is all about realising you have more good happening in your life than bad. Unfortunately sometimes as humans we have the tendency to focus to much on the one or two problems we have in our lives, becoming consumed by these thoughts. We forget to look at the bigger picture and neglect to notice all the good we already have in our lives.

The One Bad Apple

Story demonstrates this point very well.

Our first positive distraction:

Finding the 7 Wonders in Your Life

Finding the 7 Wonders of your life will start to shift your perspective from those negative thoughts to focusing more on the positive we already have in our lives. Once this little task is completed we have our very first little tool to combat negativity.

Now let’s create an army of these tools so negativity has no chance to linger longer than needed in our minds.

Our Second positive distraction:

The second Positive Distraction

There is a scientific rule discovered by Abraham Hicks called the 17 second rule. This means that if we bombard the mind with 17 seconds worth of positivity it has the ability to gather it own momentum and produce further thoughts of the same.

The 20 Second Meditation is using this same scientific approach and turning it into a meditation. For 20 seconds we saying positive things towards ourselves out loud and with passion. Really mean what your saying even if it feels a little alien at first. This is for just 20 seconds so keep going and after a few more moments you start to feel the belief that was your saying to yourself is true. Keep it up for 20 seconds and the mind has shifted into a positive state. It will also have momentum and start to generate its own positivity.

The 20 Second Meditation

A word of advice; even if your depressed this will change your mood, even if for a moment, the momentum will be there but it’s like pushing something heavy up a hill it will need a constant boost of energy now and again to get that momentum from stoping.

Kind regards

Dhamma Tāpasā*

*Dhamma Tāpasā is a trained former Buddhist Monk and the spiritual name given to Andrew Hallas. A Buddhist Life Coach, Mindfulness Trainer, Motivational Speaker and Published Author.

Creator of the highly acclaimed “The Four Trees” a story of learning how we can all live a more fulfilled and content lifestyle.

By using his unique approach of storytelling, mixed with ancient Buddhist Monk Secrets, all combined with 21st century scientifically proven techniques, Dhamma Tāpasā is able to capture your imaginations whilst teaching you valuable Life Skills and True Wisdom.


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What is the Secret to Life?

The art of life or the secret to life is to just breath and let go!


That’s it a simple as that!


Let me explain:


If you and me attach too, hold onto all those emotions and thoughts running through our minds, we suffer


The way out of suffering is simply not to hold on, just watch. Don’t attach to those angry thoughts, those self pity thought, just breath and be!


To achieve this ending of suffering, just breath and watch each moment as it arises and passes, arises and passes. Become present in the moment.


Meditation helps us learn this vital skill to just breath and let go, never holding onto that which causes us to suffer.


Just breath and be! Let go and watch each moment come and go like the tide in an ocean! Come and go!

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*Dhamma Tāpasā is a trained former Buddhist Monk and the spiritual name given to Andrew Hallas. A Buddhist Life Coach, Mindfulness Trainer, Motivational Speaker and Published Author.

Creator of the highly acclaimed “The Four Trees” a story of learning how we can all live a more fulfilled and content lifestyle.

By using his unique approach of storytelling, mixed with ancient Buddhist Monk Secrets, all combined with 21st century scientifically proven techniques, Dhamma Tāpasā is able to capture your imaginations whilst teaching you valuable The works of Buddha comes to life Life Skills and True Wisdom.

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The 20 Second Meditation

I’ve got another little trick called the 20 Second meditation that I would like to share with you quickly today.

The reason why this is called The 20 Second Meditation is because a meditation is a one pointed concentration on something, generally we focus on our breath. The 20 Second Meditation however is a focus on positivity and similar to that of a mantra meditation.

There is no need to sit crossed legged on the floor, or with your eyes closed I do this walking in the countryside or taking a shower or simply wandering down the street.

Scientifically Based

When in negativity, science tells us that 17 seconds of continuous positivity changes our thought patterns and generates more positivity on its own.

How do I start

For the first time you do this 20 Second Meditation find somewhere quiet and private.

Now For 20 seconds I want you to tell yourself how amazing you are. And I want you to do this out loud, doing this exercise out loud works better than quietly in your mind. I want you to Just keep praising yourself, tell yourself how proud you are of yourself, how wonderful, how amazing, how great, and do it with passion.

Keep going for the full 20 seconds, and you will see the shift inside yourself. Keep going with praise of kindness and positivity for that full 20 Seconds.

Just 20 seconds

At first it feels a little hard and strange but keep going for just 20 seconds and you will feel the shift inside yourself

It’s a bit like pushing a car, the first bit requires effort to get the car rolling, but once moving it will keep rolling for a bit all on its own. Just like your mind, effort to start the shift keep the momentum up for 20 seconds and you can stop. Your mind will keep rolling for a bit with positivity. We have changed our negativity mindset into a positive in just 20 seconds.

I do hope you have fun with this little exercise, and if you follow this website it’s just another tool for you to combat any negativity that may arise.

Kind regards

Dhamma Tāpasā*

*Dhamma Tāpasā is a trained former Buddhist Monk and the spiritual name given to Andrew Hallas. A Buddhist Life Coach, Mindfulness Trainer, Motivational Speaker and Published Author.

Creator of the highly acclaimed “The Four Trees” a story of learning how we can all live a more fulfilled and content lifestyle.

By using his unique approach of storytelling, mixed with ancient Buddhist Monk Secrets, and combined with 21st century scientifically proven techniques, Dhamma Tāpasā is able to capture your imaginations whilst teaching you valuable The works of Buddha comes to life Life Skills and True Wisdom.


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Resistance to change

Things happen in life, sometimes we associate that with the good other times we think it’s bad. But things keep happening wether we like it or not.

The attachment or resistance to that change is what makes us suffer.

I Dhamma Tāpasā had one of those days yesterday, and if it wasn’t for my training and understanding of the human consciousness, it could have been a whole lot worse.

I have no monetary income and rely on the goodness and kindness of people, everything is freely given to me. I was given yesterday 150 euros from a very kind lady who I helped see clearly her suffering. She was so amazed how I willingly sat and listened without judgment that she gave me the entire contents of her purse.

Now where’s this going, that all sounds like a good day. 😂

Around 4 years ago I was given a car to help me get around and keep safe at night. Again freely given for help received. Yesterday was the day it decided enough was enough.

The car broke down on a very busy road and on a very nasty bend. Two lovely Portuguese people stopped to help and we pushed the car a little further of the bend and more out harms way. A tow truck was called and charged me €153.75 my entire money that was just given to me.

To add injury to that price tag, the tow company wouldn’t drop me on the land I’m living at the moment, because they didn’t want to go down the steep hill. So dumped me on a neighbours land at the top of the hill. But still charged me full price.

Now this is where resistance to change makes life so much harder. So why do we resist this sudden change? There is only one reason you resist this change and is also the reason as humans we suffer so unnecessarily.

We have Intellect, and our intelligence is being held too much in high a degree. We all want intelligence, right? We all want a sharp intellect so we can appear wise or smart, we as humans love intelligence and think this is our greatest advantage. Look at all we have created, we can fly like birds, sail the seas like a fish, and we invented all sort of contraptions to make our lives easier and better.

Yet surprisingly the most educated nations in the world are also suffering the most from mental health issues. The most educated nations are contributing to 80% of the destruction of the planet. Does this sound intelligent to you?

I’m here to tell you that your intelligence is causing you all of your problems and your greatest suffering in this life. You suffer because of your memories and imagination. As humans we stay within our intellegence living from memories or imaginations. Your memories from a moment ago to 5, or 10 years previous. We suffer from our imaginations of how life should be or how you want it to be.

We forget to stay in the present moment, and forget that it is only the present moment we have control over. In the present moment you have a choice, a choice to resist or accept.

What are you going to choose today? Accept or resist your day?

Amazingly I awoke this morning and stuck the keys into the ignition, turned it over and it fired instantly into life. I kid you not. Resistance and life is a whole lot harder.

Without resistance, instantly two Portuguese stopped to help, they organised a tow truck and made sure I was safe, I had exactly the money needed to pay the tow company, even though I usually have no money. I could of awoken this morning full of dread of the task at hand, I didn’t resist and the car started first time. No don’t get me wrong there is obviously something a miss with the car and will get it checked as soon as life allows.

Try this for just one day, notice how we resist change or unforeseen events, watch how your intelligence is fighting you with either memories of past events or imaginings of how it should or could be for you. Now try letting go! See what happens. Nothing will change the situation, but it will change how you feel about it. With a bit of practice you will see how instantly life is there to help you.

Now your intellect, if left alone will still be there, it’s part of us, and as humans it will always be there, and it doesn’t go blunt just because you don’t spend all day wrapped up inside of it. It’s very much like ever other part of your body. When we sit we rest our legs. We don’t let them wander around on their own accord, they also don’t complain we are not using them. And your legs are still there when you next choose to use them. Similarly this is how our mind works. Let it go and relax, it will be there when you ask.

Try it and see for yourself. Truth of life is there for everyone to see and not just for those in some religious role. We can all see this direct learning experience if we only try and observe the process.

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Dhamma Tāpasā*

*Dhamma Tāpasā is a trained former Buddhist Monk and the spiritual name given to Andrew Hallas. A Buddhist Life Coach, Mindfulness Trainer, Motivational Speaker and Published Author.

Creator of the highly acclaimed “The Four Trees” a story of learning how we can all live a more fulfilled and content lifestyle.

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The answer to all your problems

How to end your suffering

I have a beautiful task for you this weekend or the coming week ahead, that I think your going to enjoy immensely. This is going to show you the true reality of Yourself, and free you from suffering.

Are you with me?

If you are suffering from a lack of self belief, self confidence, low self esteem, depression, anxiety or stress then this task will show you a life changing miracle. I’m going to show you that you are not suffering from the process of life.

What you are really suffering from are your memories and imaginations, your intelligence of your mind if you like.

Your problem is one of your memories and imagination, you suffer because of memories from 1, 5, or even 10 years ago and your imaginations of what and how life should be.

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Why is this?

Your body is constantly in harmony with life, and the energy of this earth, your body is continuously part of the universe, breathing in the air, processing the food we consume all perfectly in balance and in harmony with nature. And your not trying to control your body to do any of these things, it just happens naturally.

The same conditions apply to your mind. It’s a little thought factory processing and making thoughts from the input of your 5 senses. Our problems arise because we are always trying to interfere, trying to control. We don’t want the negative but want the positive. We have not learnt to let go and just let things be. We control it by trying to hold onto, grasp or attach to what we want and equally what we don’t want. We completely forget that this process of the mind is in complete harmony with the universe. This is the natural process of our consciousness.

And this is what I am going to try and get you to experience. To have a direct learning experience with, clearly seeing and understanding how those thoughts, memories and imaginations of past and future events and experiences are not really you. Just the natural process of your consciousness.

Once we have this direct experience, seeing clearly this process of mind and dance of consciousness that we have no control over, we naturally put a small distance there. We no longer attach we just let it be.

Your mission if you choose to except it

So this weekend or the week ahead, find the time to get deeply immersed in nature, walk, sit and observe. I want you to explore the structure of a leaf, why does that stone or rock look the way it does? how does that ant move it’s body? I want you to contemplate the immense world around you and see how we can never fully grasp nature in its full entirety, but how we can see this same perfect harmony and its entirety within us.

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I’m going to try and get you to see clearly how we can never understand the full entirety of nature, and how this mind is part of this exact same process of nature and in perfect harmony with it.

It has taken billions of years for evolution to create a mind this large, and we are suffering because none of us have bothered to read the operators manual (admittedly we were never given one when we arrived) 😂. We don’t suffer life, life is perfection, we only suffer our mind. It may seem like we suffer life because we become so preoccupied with our own thoughts, it can indeed seem like we suffer life, but life is just that, LIFE. And life is a miracle and so are you a true miracle of life.

This is going to be a wonderful task for you, I know you love nature a lot and I also know your feeling a little down at the moment. So no matter what, go and spend some time in one of your favourite places, nature. Look at everything around you and see how your body and consciousness are part of this nature. Your thoughts are as natural as the trees growing from the soil or the water flowing over the rocks. And our body and mind are one with this harmony.

If I can get you to look deeply into this, and see clearly this process, naturally we put a little distance between us and our thoughts! This will bring so much comfort and relief. We begin to not take those thoughts so seriously and this natural distance is formed.

This doesn’t mean we abandon our minds, no we detach ourselves from the process, after all it’s a never ending affair of thought after thought. We naturally rest our legs and arms when were not using them, so why not let your mind rest, it will be there when we need it.

So go out to the forests, fields and wild places, contemplate this process of the world around you. Enjoy the warming embrace as you discover the truths I’ve shared for yourself. Go immerse yourself in nature. Go get lost and only then can you find your true self.

How do we contemplate this wonder of life?

Go out and get lost in the wild forests fields or mountains around your area, examine the stones and rocks, the grass and trees. Close your eyes and watch yourself breathing, your heart beat, look at the first thought that comes in without judgement, where does it go? Did it disappear? or merge into the next thought? See the relationship of your body and nature, isn’t it the trees that breath in the carbon dioxide we breath out and then give us the oxygen for us to breath. Life is this symbiotic, a perfectly balanced world and so are you, you just need to see your thoughts aren’t you, just this process of nature.

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Ask yourself, am I, my thoughts right now? Can you truly say that this thought is me, mine or I? Can you see how every thought has the ripple effect to create another. Is this you? Or is it the natural process of nature? And can we truly grasp this nature in its entirety?

What this exercise is trying to achieve is a slight distancing from our thoughts.

This is what I’m trying to achieve for you, even if it’s for just a moment, that is all that’s required to truly see the reality of your existence. Just one moment of not attaching to your memories or imagination and you are free! Even if it’s for one moment, this is all you will need to see the truth in reality.

If you keep going down the same path

What happens when you keep taking the same path in life? A path that has kept you feeling, depressed, stressed, angry, anxious and with a lack of self belief and confidence.

It’s exactly like this analogy, If I were to give you a mango to hold in your hand, the first minute or two the weight of the mango doesn’t effect us. If you kept holding the mango for an hour, your arm is going to ache and start to feel soar. If you were to hold that mango for an entire day, your arm is going to feel paralysed. And the weight of the mango, which hasn’t changed, now feels a heavy burden.

This is the same with those negative thoughts. Thinking of your past bad memories for a moment isn’t going to effect us much, holding onto the negative for an hour and our mind starts to ache. A whole day and we can become paralysed by the weight now on our shoulders.

So I want to show you your true reality so you clearly see your perfect existence in this universe, a perfect symbiotic existence that we ourselves interfere with and try to control.

Imagine for a moment your stuck in heavy traffic going to work. How stressful it feels, right. Now imagine seeing the same traffic from above where you can’t hear the hooting of car horns, you just look at the traffic and it’s looks rather nice, no stress is there.

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So this weekend go out and free yourself, see for yourself the truth I tell. For this leads to a liberation of mind, body and soul.

I wish you much success over this weekend my noble warrior, for you are one of the true hero’s of earth.

Much happiness and kind regards

Dhamma Tāpasā*

Hi I’m Dhamma Tāpasā

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*Dhamma Tāpasā is a trained former Buddhist Monk and the spiritual name given to Andrew Hallas. A Buddhist Life Coach, Mindfulness Trainer, Motivational Speaker and Published Author.

Creator of the highly acclaimed “The Four Trees” a story of learning how we can all live a more fulfilled and content lifestyle.

By using his unique approach of storytelling, mixed with ancient Buddhist Monk Secrets, and combined with 21st century scientifically proven techniques, Dhamma Tāpasā is able to capture your imaginations whilst teaching you valuable Life Skills and True Wisdom.


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