A simple question spawned a day of reflection: What one-liner about what you do, at a fundamental level? If you were to answer this question, what would you say? Would you lean on your job? Your family? Your personal goals? How do you answer this question?
A stoic technique for increasing gratitude used by Seneca was to set aside days to “experience” poverty. How could this technique change impact outlook?
Blame comes in many forms, and they can all weigh you down emotionally. Learning how to handle blame from others and release blame can lift that weight.
If you cannot get your mind off a topic, try this mindfulness exercise for reducing stress and giving yourself permission to move on.
At the end of every year, I write a post detailing what I accomplished. Not only is this great to look back on, years out to remember, it helps me feel more accomplished for the year and move on to the new one.