It’s one thing to say, “I want to get in shape in the next 12 months,” or “I’m going to write my first book in 2019!” But it’s another thing entirely to actually achieve potentially life-changing goals like these.
The best way to actually achieve these kinds of goals, we’ve found, is to build small daily rituals that you’ll practice every single day (or at least every day you’re physically able to).
A small daily ritual is a practice you regard as special, an activity not to be taken lightly, that you prioritize and set apart from the rest of your routine. It’s something you willingly surrender yourself to, not allowing yourself to reject the parts of it you dislike, but instead pushing forward and committing to the full experience for a short time each day. And of course, the small bits of progress you make each day add up to something big, and ultimately change the trajectory of your life.
An example might be a 10-minute daily writing ritual, where you decide to (more…)
19 Daily Journal Prompts that Will Change the Way You Begin 2019 was orginially posted by Marc Chernoff