3 Steps to Your Best Summer Ever

By: Gloria Marie

 

Sensational Sunday 3 Steps to Your Best Summer Ever

Water, sun and boat: A sonnet in orange, blue, and white

 

Every Sunday the Single, Happy, and Strong Blog will have an exercise for you to do.  This is a wonderful way to start a new week; to reflect, grow, and begin a shift in your life.  This week we are going help you decide on some action steps to make this your best summer ever.

Allow yourself 5 – 10 minutes of quiet time to write out your answers. Sit in a chair, take a few deep breaths and think back to your childhood or a summer when you had a great time.  What were you doing? Where were you? Who were you with? What made you smile?  Your answers do not have to be complicated, simple answers are the best.

Step 1. Get a sheet of paper and a pen.  At the top of the page write, “The Top 10 things that would MAKE THIS YOUR BEST SUMMER EVER”.    Write the numbers 1- 10. Imagine the sun is shining. You’re relaxed, happy, can’t help but smile and are at peace with yourself and the world. What are you doing? What’s going on in your life?  Now, start writing the 10 things.

If your life is busy with not many options right now, find small things you can do for yourself. (a 20 minute walk, dinner with friends, a weekend away) And remember- your best summer ever may be about what you don’t do as well. (Taking a nap, resting)

Step 2.  Below your 10 things, write 3 actions that will move you closer to your BEST SUMMER EVER. These can be small action steps. The important point is that you take these three steps this week.

Step 3. Next week create 3 more action steps based on your 10 things.

What would make this your best summer ever?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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