You make lists of what you need to do, so why not make a list of everything you’ve already done so far this year? Be proud of what you’ve accomplished and give yourself some recognition for it.
Did you start a new job?
Get a promotion?
Resolve a difficult situation with spouse, friend, co-worker, sibling, or your boss?
Start eating more healthfully?
Take a great vacation?
Learn something new?
Read more books?
Start writing a book?
Start a new business?
Deepen your spirituality?
Help your child/a child learn something new?
Find a new hobby?
Watch less TV?
Take a moment right now and start a list of everything you’ve done this year. Think in terms of broad categories to get you started: Work. Spouse. Children. Friends. Hobbies. Spiritual goals.
Acknowledge yourself and all you’ve done, and know that you’ll be able to do that much or more in the future. Recognizing what we’ve already done reinforces our success with our subconscious, making us feel more confident about accomplishing new goals.
What’s one thing you’ve done that you’d like to tell us about here?