Allow yourself 5-10 minutes of quiet time to write your answers in the spaces below.
If you get stuck, think back to your childhood or a summer when you had a great time - what were you doing - or not doing? Top tip: If your ideas seem overly simple, it's a good sign.
Life too busy? Find small things you CAN do ex. a 20 minute walk after dinner, a weekend away instead of a vacation, organize dinner with friends on a restaurant patio if you're too tired to cook.
Need more ideas? Read a book, go rock-climbing/whitewater rafting/kayaking, visit friends/family, go to the beach, go fishing, meet new people, do something new, create a veggie bed, plant a fruit tree, play outdoor games, have a picnic, get out in nature or something completely different!
Final Tip: Your best summer ever may be all about what you DON'T do...
1) List below the Top 10 Things that would Make THIS your BEST SPRING /SUMMER EVER:
Imagine the sun is shining. You're relaxed, happy, can't help but smile and are at peace with yourself and the world. If this IS your best summer ever, what are you doing and what's going on in your life?
2) Now write below 3 Actions that will move you closer to YOUR BEST SPRING / SUMMER EVER:
Your actions can be as big or small as you like, but must be easily do-able.
Action ideas: Want to try new things? Try reading a book about it, doing online research or booking a course. Want to be more social? Start contacting people and making arrangements. Want more alone-time or to relax, block out space in the diary - now.
1st Action - something you can do Now! (right away or by the end of today) _____________________________
2nd Action ________________________
when ________________ (this week)
3rd Action ____________________________________________ By
when ________________ (this month)LET'S GET THINGS STARTED !!!
THE 3 STEPS
STARTING YOUR JOURNEY
I. WHAT'S HOLDING YOU OF BACK, KEEPING YOU STUCK?
- LET GO OF PAST MISTAKES, FAILURES, DWELLING THERE ONLY KEEPS YOU
FEELING STRESSED AND UNMOTIVATED.
PARALYZED WITH PROCRASTINATION.
IT'S TIME TO RELEASE IT AND FORGIVE YOURSELF.
II. DECIDE WHAT YOUR GOAL IS
- WHAT YOU WANT TO CHANGE, TO MAKE YOUR LIFE BETTER.
BE CLEAR WITH YOURSELF AND GET FOCUSED ON THAT ONE
III. WRITE IT DOWN !
- KEEP IT SIMPLE, THIS IS FOR YOU TO BRAINSTORM. GET YOUR PLAN SET UP
INTO STEPS THAT CAN KEEP YOU ORGANIZED.
REMEMBER COMPLETE ONE STEP BEFORE MOVING ONTO ANOTHER
ASK YOURSELF "WHAT CAN YOU DO TODAY, TO MAKE MY FIRST STEP ?"
YOU MUST START, DON'T PROCRASTINATE. NO MATTER HOW SMALL A STEP,
YOU TAKE IT.
IT'S NOT ABOUT HOW FAST, FORWARD MOVEMENT MEANS PROGRESS
SET YOURSELF A REALISTIC AND REASONABLE TIME FRAME TO ACCOMPLISH
IT. SET YOUR PACE.
THIS IS A CHALLENGE TO YOURSELF, YOU CAN DO IT. BELIEVE IN YOUR VISION,
STAY FOCUSED AND PERSISTENT. YOU ARE ON THE JOURNEY OF CHANGE IN