I found these on the web. They seem like simple enough things to do. Look at the list more closely, though, and you may see like I do, that each one could take a lifetime to master. Still, doing a little of some of these each day really could bring some benefits to myself, to those around me, and likely beyond.
If you’re curious like I am, take the little poll at the end of this article and you’ll see what other people say are their top items.
Tips & pointers for building a spiritual life from scratch
Be aware/Stay awake
Chant and sing
Breathe and smile
Cultivate oneself/Enhance competencies
Cultivate friendship and collaboration
Celebrate and appreciate
Walk softly/Live gently
Be born anew
from Awakening The Buddha Within by Lama Surya Das