Last week I made my bed each day. Last week I saw a tangible increase in Mental Fortitude. But was it the bed making or just a positive structural change that made the difference?
A couple of years back, in an effort to help determine why I was low on energy all the time, I started tracking how much time I was spending on work. And it worked, until it didn't.
I'm not a morning person. Even so, I'd like more structure in my morning routine. This week I'm going to test making my bed as an intentional strategy for boosting my Emotional Mana and starting my day off right.
I used to call them "brownouts," times where my personal energy was so low I couldn't muster the energy needed to complete the tasks I wanted (and needed) to do. In other words, I was low on Acuity, the Output of Mental Fortitude. Fortunately, I can leverage the Inputs of Mental Fortitude to increase my available supply!
This weekend, I didn't get as much accomplished as I'd wanted. But we all have off days, so why beat myself up over it? Instead, I'm going to let it go and recommit to improving myself.
Gratitude has a positive impact to our Confidence and Spiritual Energy.
The words we use in our own heads, our own hearts, frame the story of our lives. They dictate what we believe ourselves capable of accomplishing. And that has a tangible impact on what we actually do accomplish.
What's the Situation When I went to bed Tuesday night, I was stunned. I was upset. I was disappointed. I was afraid. For myself. For my family. For my friends. For my country. This Presidential Election has been full of hateful rhetoric. Towards minorities. Towards LGBTQ individuals. Towards marginalized communities in general. There was never … Continue reading Practice Conviction with Acts of Kindness
Yesterday, I voted. I voted for equal rights and fair treatment for all. I voted for opportunity and hope. I voted for an America I wanted to live in. I voted my convictions. Like many Americans, my candidate did not win. We woke up to a world of uncertainty. I do not know what the … Continue reading Moving Forward with Conviction
I believe the willingness to grow and change our minds about what we want is just as important as making our minds up in the first place. So, I practice making Goals with my weekly Definement.