Enjoy your Saturday! Do something nice for yourself today. Or, even better, do something nice for somebody else.
Go watch a sunrise (or sunset). Go to a park with the kids. Get outside if you can and just take it all in. It’s relaxing. It’s fun. It will make you smile.
If you want to mop the kitchen floor I can pretty much guarantee the floor will still be there when you get home. It won’;t get up and run away if you don’t get to it first thing. But you may miss that spectacular sunset. You may miss those beautiful flowers. You may miss that “ahah!” moment that the kitchen floor will never give you.
Do you keep track? Do you write down your goals? If not, why not?
Just the act of writing then down makes them more concrete. The idea of crossing things you’ve gotten done is very motivating. Get yourself the kind of notebook you like and the kind of writing instrument you like. Make it a pleasurable experience to keep a goal list. Keep it with you and review and update as you see fit.
The act of writing things down helps us immeasurably. Why not give it a try and see if it works for you.
Switch it up- your thoughts. If you think thoughts of gloom and doom and “I can’t” then how will you ever get to where you want to go? You are littering your path eith mental “garbage” and blocking your way.
Think about it- what are you dwelling on as you move through your day. Do your thoughts make you happy or bring you peace? Do they motivate you to reach a little higher?
Or do they bring you down and make you sad?
You have control here- so today think about where you want to go. Think about how you’ll feel when you get there. You’ll feel great, right?
So start by generating a feeling of greatness right now.
Sometimes ya gotta…let go. Sometimes you need to walk away from a situation where you may not be getting the best possible outcome. And that applies to our relationships as well.
If you are not being treated with respect and if you don’t feel good being in the company of another person then it may be time to move on. Waiting for somebody to change may mean you’re in for a very long wait. Yes, people CAN change and often do- but a lasting change is one where the person makes that change because they honestly feel it is in their own best interest to do so and not because somebody else is trying to “make” them do it. Those types of changes never last and the person being asked to make that change may come to resent it- and you.
Always remember that you are worth being loved and appreciated and seek out those who will indeed appreciate you- and then you do the same for them.
Take a good look…at yourself. Look at all those wonderful qualities you have. There is no one in the world quite like you.
So many times, we put ourselves down. We play up the things that we might not be so good at and downplay all those things that we really do well. Somehow those things just aren’t that important; anybody can do those anyway.
But that is not true. You may have a way with words, while another does not. You might be good t math, while another (and I’m one of them) needs a calculator for everything. You might have an artistic flare while another can draw only stick figures.