Take Notice Of Your Accomplishments And Feel Good About Your Day!
No matter how small you start, start! Do your tasks, chores and work. Take care of yourself and family. If you have completed a day, you got through it and may you live to see another one. If you have set your intent for your day, week and year you will have many accomplishments in your life.
There’s a verse in a song that goes: You gotta get up, get out and do somethin’. You can’t spend all yo time just gettin’ by. Those words always made me think am I doing enough with the time I have.
Was the intent I set for my day big enough?
I have a husband, children, work and chores and I think that I take good care of them. At least I hope and think that I do. I don’t want to just get by or have excuses. I want to accomplish all the things that I set out to do.
“Always believe in yourself and always stretch yourself beyond your limits. Your life is worth a lot more than you think because you are capable of accomplishing more than you know. You have more potential than you think, but you will never know your full potential unless you keep challenging yourself and pushing beyond your own self imposed limits.” ― Roy T. Bennett,
Doing the best that we can do, does make a strong brand and our names do perceive us. So, know that all the little things add up for us and for the people we help and encounter.
“Look at a day when you are supremely satisfied at the end. It’s not a day when you lounge around doing nothing; it’s a day you’ve had everything to do and you’ve done it.” ― Margaret Thatcher
Washing dishes, clothes, chasing kids, photographing a couple for their engagement portraits, folding clothes, feeding my family, remembering to also feed myself and editing photos.
Days can get busy and when the day is done sometimes I sit and think about what all have I done today, was it a productive day, did I make good use of my time, did I leave the people I was around with good memories of me?
This is where journaling and writing out the 5 things I grateful for comes in handy. It also helps me feel better. Seeing my day in written form makes me feel like I have accomplished a lot in my day.
“Do it badly; do it slowly; do it fearfully; do it any way you have to, but do it.” ― Steve Chandler,
Social Experiment: At the end of your day write down all the things that you’ve done today. If you’ve set an intent for today and completed it, highlight it! If you’ve set an intent for the week and are getting closer to accomplishing it, using a different color highlighter mark the things that are getting you closer to your goals. Seeing things written down and highlighted will give you a feeling of accomplishment. How do you feel about seeing your day in written form? Does seeing the highlight colors bring you any joy?
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