You probably didn't walk on water today, or invent cold fusion. Maybe you didn't wake up in a good mood this morning or eat pickled eggs for breakfast. What else didn't you do--today, yesterday or since your life began? Is there more to say about what you didn't do? Was it even possible to begin with? Are you glad you didn't do it? Include as much detail as you … [Read more...] about You Didn’t?
Maybe you already have a list of things that you plan or hope to do in the coming year. Today, make a list of things that you know you will do. Things that you will do not once, but many times. In other words, make a series of predictions about yourself that you know will come true. Write sentences that fit this form: By ___, I will have ___ many times. For example, you … [Read more...] about Many Times
As the year winds to a close, recall what you have accomplished over the past 365 days. A lot. But some of it was a long time ago. You might have forgotten. Jog your memory be looking back over the year quarter-by-quarter. Leave room for a title at the top of the page. Draw a line an inch or so from the bottom of the page. Divide the remainder of the space into four equal … [Read more...] about Quarterly Accomplishments
We don't always know what new things will be coming down the pike for us, but sometimes we do. Fill a page by writing about things that you know are going to change. Look to the physical world--the changes brought to your situation automatically by seasons and the time of day. Roommates and houseguests come and go. So do chores and opinions. Fatigue, hunger, and moods … [Read more...] about Gonna Change
Write about something--or several things--that are easy for you. What are you good at? Did you have to learn how and practice? Or have you always been good at it without trying very hard. Consider physical activities or mental ones. Describe an activity that is easy for you and tell a little bit about your history with it. Describe another, and another. Until … [Read more...] about What’s Easy