So here in the UK its finally shifted away from the dreary grey winter and the need to have the heaters on all the time. The changing seasons and the rising light levels makes it easy to start thinking about shifting things within your own life, but it should be something clearly marked on our calendars wherever we are in the world.
Throughout the year I like to have little review points, every three or four months, take a look at my habits and routine. This is different from the daily or weekly to-do list, these are more long-term goals, whether at home in your career, that offer the big picture rewards.
It's something I suggest to my clients too, and they often find this reflective exercise useful.
It’s important to challenge ourselves with these big questions. We love our career, home and family, but if we don’t step back occasionally and try and view it objectively its easy to miss small healthy changes - as the cliché says, can’t see the forest for the trees!
By taking time to refocus, to renew and review, we can “zoom” on the little things (a resilience exercise from my Return to Work with Confidence Program) that give us pleasure and spot where we can improve. It could be something as simple as not spending our spare 20 minutes scrolling through social media and instead doing a restorative meditation (here’s a link to my De-Stress download which may help) or changing the chore routine at home, like cooking something new and adventurous.
Either way, I’m putting aside time to do that this week. To see what my life ‘road map’ looks like and make sure my journey is heading in the right direction.
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