A collection of feel-good stuff
Weekly writing assignment from Mama Kat: “I need all the help I can get and if repeating something healthy and inspiring to myself several times a day helps, then I’m going to do it!” -What affirmation makes you feel better?
I have a Word document saved on my desktop that’s simply called “quotes.” It’s an ever-growing compilation of little tidbits I come across that speak to me in someway or another. They range from funny to wise to completely random, but each one has meaning.
Whenever I feel low and need a boost, I open up the document and scan the sayings until I find one that fits my mood. That becomes my thought for the day. I’ve found that reflecting on something positive for a few minutes can actually lift your spirits. It might sound cheesy, but it generally works for me.
For example, let’s imagine a crazy-hectic day. Things are piling up. You feel stressed. Nothing seems to be going right. Instead of caving under the pressure and having a breakdown, you take a minute to read these words:
And one more for good measure:
Now, instead of immediately jumping back into what I was doing, I take a minute to really think about what those words mean. If I focus my attention on doing that, I find that my mind quits racing for a minute and I’m able to think a little clearer.
I know it sounds silly, but I encourage you to try it. These little quotes are everywhere. When you find one that inspires you, write it down. Start a list and save it on your computer. Keep it close at hand and read over it whenever you need a little somethin’ to get you through the day.
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