11 Pipers that can pipe down in 2011!


11 pipers piping
Illustration: Amanda Woodward

December 11 – 11 Things

What are 11 things your life doesn’t need in 2011? How will you go about eliminating them? How will getting rid of these 11 things change your life?

(Author: Sam Davidson)

Pipe down: Chaos
Antidote: Organization
Gift: Serenity

Pipe Down: Fear
Antidote: Love
Gift: Less Anxiety

Pipe Down: Judgment
Antidote: Accept what is
Gift: Less need to control

Pipe Down: Drama
Antidote: Avoid toxic humans
Gift: More time and energy to love true friends and family

Pipe Down: Stress
Antidote: Plan and Meditate
Gift: More awareness. More calm

Pipe Down: Gossip
Antidote: Walk away from negative talk
Gift: Less guilt and icky feelings later

Pipe Down: Clutter
Antidote: Discipline to get rid of stuff and fight paper as it comes in
Gift: Austerity and clear space

Pipe Down: Explanations
Antidote: Don’t feel the need to explain, and don’t listen to others give them
Gift: Confidence and more productive communication

Pipe Down: (Creative) Vampires
Antidote: Overcome self doubt. Produce more art.
Gift: Accomplishment

Pipe Down: Excuses
Antidote: (see above: Explanations)
Gift: Ability to accept and deal with reality

Pipe Down: Hypocrisy
Antidote: Address it as I see it
Gift: Honesty

Pipe Down: Comparisons
Antidote: Stop making them
Gift: Love me for me and you for you!

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