Waking up and getting out of bed in the morning can be a drag without a sense of purpose to your day. This is not to be mistaken with waking up with a list of things you hope to get done. Rather, it’s waking up with a general intention for the day.
Below is a short and simple fill-in-the-blank prompt to help find that general purpose to each day.
First, you start with an honest reflection (#1 & #2) on your current situation, and then follow it up with a plan (#3). The plan doesn’t have to be anything elaborate. It can be a simple act or a simple change in attitude. Finally (#4), you recognize what is within your control and what is not.
And there you have it.
Four simple steps to begin each day with purpose.
How to Begin Each Day With Purpose
- Today, I feel my life is __________.
- Because __________.
- I can improve what it is (good or bad) by __________.
- And let go of things beyond my control, such as __________.