Don’t stop trying – tomorrow is another day. Rome wasn’t built in one day, right? So, don’t expect major results overnight. They require a lot of hard work and time. But, that’s what makes reaching those goals so rewarding. To keep that inspiration going, here are three activities you can try.
Try meditation or breathing exercises to keep your thoughts from drifting to bad places. If you’ve had a bad day, make some tea, find a quiet space, and breathe. Make sure you’re focusing on those breathing techniques and listening to some soft, soothing music – anything that may calm your mind.
Writing out your thoughts can be great. This way, you can physically see what you’re thinking and figure out where the potential negativity may be. What’s keeping you down? What’s stressing you out? What is an obstacle that you think you need to confront before reaching that next milestone? Write that out, too.
Talk To A Trusted Friend, Mentor, Or Relative
Pick up the phone, meet for coffee, go work out together – do something you can both enjoy and talk through. Talking things out with someone else can help you bounce ideas off them or find answers through their own experiences. Sharing stories and life lessons may shed some light on an answer you’ve been looking for.
Are you looking for something to help inspire you each day? Do you know someone who needs a little pick-me-up when it comes to making progress in recovery, or getting some sort of help? Check out our recovery workbook 100 Tips For Growing Up by Lindsey Glass.