How To Build Peace Within – 3 Tips

Life can be a whirl wind, blowing you every which way. With these three Emotional Fitness Training, Inc tips, you can find peace within. Tip one:

Tips for finding peace within..

Building peace within takes time and practice. the sooner you start, the better.

Dr Anders Ericsson, expert on what it takes to be a star in any field,  said  it takes 10,000 hours (20 hours for 50 weeks a year for ten years = 10,000)  of deliberate practice to become an expert in almost anything.

The good news? Emotional Fitness Training’s (EFTI) exercises promote starring in your life, not on the stage or the athletic playing field. Each exercise strengthens your Emotional Intelligence (EI) and that has been proven to be more important than IQ, social class, or wealth in getting to the good life.

More good news:  Good enough gets you there when it comes to everyday life.

And more  good news: Emotional Fitness Training’s (EFTI) Twelve Easy Exercises  turn everyday happenings into exercises that strengthen your EI. To be most helpful each exercise must be practiced with full awareness or with what Ericsson calls deliberate practice.

That is done by meditating before and after the exercise.  Sound too difficult?  Not once you have learned and practiced  EFT’s One Minute Meditation.

A One Minute Meditation designed to give you time to remember what matters

Once you have mastered this, use it to make your practice of EFTI’s exercises deliberate. OMM before  and after the exercise.  The first four steps are a Calming Breath and can be taken to re-establish during an exercise if you become aware your mind is wandering.

And a final bit of good news: Most of you already practice some of the exercises that built emotional intelligence.

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Note: The Mission refers to every person’s responsibility to make their part of the world more peaceful and help bring peace on earth.


Emotional Fitness Training Tip One: Practice the OMM until you can do it comfortably and without having to read the exercise.  That takes as little as five times for some, twenty-five for others.

Emotional Fitness  Training  Tip Two: Review the list of exercises above and add those you do not already practice one by one, until you are doing one or another throughout the day.  This was why each was designed to be practiced in minutes. Even move your body can be practiced as a one minute stretch.

Emotional Fitness Training Tip Three: Be patient but diligent, peace will come.  For more detailed tips about bring peace to you buy my book: Self-soothing to Create Calm in your life. As always my ebooks cost less than a latte or a movie and have more value.


This quick video shows how a teacher taught her children to meditate. It will help you teach your kids. A good time to practice is right after the bed time story. Daniel Goleman’s Breathing Buddies


Remember sharing is caring and the easiest way to practice kindness is to share this post if you found it helpful. Share it even if it doesn’t speak to you, it will speak to some. Didn’t like it? Comment and tell me why and how to improve.


This post was not inspired by this WordPress Daily Post  Middle Seat – It turns out that your neighbor on the plane/bus/train (or the person sitting at the next table at the coffee shop) is a very, very chatty tourist. Do you try to switch seats, go for a non-committal brief small talk, or make this person your new best friend?

However, remembering what matters, I would practice kindness and listen for a while, and then as nicely as possible I would eventually, say “I need to nap” and put on my eye shades and nap out.  An alternative might be “I need to finish this book as I have to write a review to get into the mail tomorrow.”


These links are for those not familiar with Emotional Intelligence or the idea of Emotional Fitness.



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