Use Your Strengths
“You have a duty to perform. Do anything else, do any number of things, occupy your time fully, and yet, if you do not do this task, all your time will have been wasted”
Moments, Memories, Achievements, Victories, Awards, Recognition – Big or Small – Cherish Them All!
What Are Your Good Memories?
Whatever your experience or background, take a calm moment to look at your life in a non-judgemental, objective way and allow yourself to remember some of the many good things that have happened to you.
Whether it was having a nice chat with a neighbour or winning the Nobel Peace prize, what matters are the positive feelings associated with the memory. These experiences and associated feelings that have been stored away in your memory are your treasures of the heart. As you re-experience these positive feelings you are more likely to be able to link them with your future goals, increasing the chances of their successful completion.
Create a document of such moments and ensure you give yourself time to savour the good feelings you have with each memory. It may not be easy to do at first but persevere. Don’t let your mind tell you the exercise is pointless. It isn’t. You need to be in touch with these experiences as much as possible to help you through the challenges ahead. They are all poignant reminders of how positive life really can be.