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How do you start your days?

Tuesday, July 05, 2022 12:00 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

Early in this series, we mentioned looking back at our days to see if there was meaning, if they felt meaningful.

Looking back is valuable--especially when we do that healthy "What went well? What were the challenges? What do I want to try next time?" review, with some notes for "next time." 

And those plans for "next time" are wonderful for looking forward, for reminding us what we already know, what we can stand on to continue to learn and grow. How do you use that resource? 

B.J. Fogg talks about using the Maui Habit, starting each day by saying "It's going to be a great day!" following the prompt of your feet first touching the floor. (and then giving yourself a high five for remembering to do it #Celebration!) He talks about how starting your day with an intention like that is small, but it makes a difference in how the day unfolds--even when lousy things happen. Maybe making that decision early, sets you up to look for the greatness even in the lousy.

If our definition of "greatness" includes some meaning, perhaps it will also help us see the meaning or find the meaning in our days.

What do you think?


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