Does any of this sound familiar?
You are bored as heck wishing your day-to-day life had more pizzazz instead of marching to and from work day-in-day-out like a zombie.
You can’t stop thinking about how everyone else has it so much better than you do.
You constantly ask why something good can’t happen to you this time around.
After going through some sort of life crisis you feel beyond ready to feel good again, but don’t know where to start.
Listen, because I love you I’m going to tell you something meaningful, but also firm. Ready?
You are in charge of your well-being. You are the creator of your life.
I am sending you a heartfelt hug as I say that to you because I understand life can throw some crazy unexpected ish in your direction and there are plenty of things that happen beyond our control. I’m not trying to be insensitive by telling you that you are in charge. Effectively, I am reminding you of your personal power to change your circumstance. There are 101 things that can happen to you. While it might feel as though your life is over, it isn’t because there are also 101 things you can do about it. If you are reading this, it means you’re still alive, which means you have the power to grab your life by the reigns and take it in the direction you’d like to go.
Consider adversity an invitation to make the ultimate comeback.
Before you blast Rocky music then sprint out your front door in a cape, try keeping things simple at first. Sometimes all you need to start getting back on track and make life feel more exciting again is a lil’ somethin’ somethin’ to spice things up. Creating excitement is not an all or nothing trade off. As in, I either move to Thailand or continue my miserable life at home.
Creating a sensation of joy in your everyday life starts with small steps that increase your sensation of happiness, curiosity, change, and play. It’s the little things that matter most because it’s important to take some sort of action right now, instead of delaying your well-being for some unforeseeable day in the future. I repeat: taking small action steps today matters most. If you want to move to Thailand because you think it’ll help that’s cool, make those plans. Getting everything in place to achieve that goal might take a hot second, so in the mean time do something right now to start experiencing that feeling of excitement you crave.
Now that I’ve bored you with my excessive banter, let’s get going. Here’s 50 ways to punch up your day with joy: