I’ve been thinking about this idea for a long time, and I finally decided to write down everything that comes to mind. It’s something I’ve been doing for ten minutes every day and it has changed my life in a way that I never thought possible. If you’re looking to improve yourself in any way at all, you may want to consider trying this out as well.
Funny trivia questions are a great way to improve your knowledge and memory in a short amount of time. They can also be a fun way to relieve boredom or stress, so why not give them a try?
In fact, if you try it now (just set aside ten minutes) I promise that by the end of this article you’ll be feeling good about yourself and ready to take on anything.
Meditation is all about focusing on the present moment, it can help you to let go of the past and the future, which is important because most of our stress comes from worrying about what’s going to happen.
When you meditate, your mind will become more focused and less distracted by anxiety or other negative emotions like anger, frustration or sadness. You’ll feel calmer overall as well as more productive in achieving goals that matter to you.
If all this sounds good so far but seem too difficult for someone who has trouble sitting still for five minutes let alone ten then don’t worry. There are plenty of simple methods that require no special equipment at all: Try closing your eyes while imagining a bright white light coming into your body; count down from 100 by 7s every time you breathe out (then repeat); visualize yourself relaxing somewhere peaceful like lying on beach with sun shining overhead (then imagine waves crashing onto shore).
Write down your thoughts
In addition to writing down your thoughts, you can also write down your goals. Consider the things that are important to you and the dreams that are in your heart. Write down what it is that you want so badly. Write down how much better life could be if only…
You might want to start by writing a list of all of the things that have been on your mind lately and then go through each item on this list and ask yourself, “How might I improve myself?” If there’s something bothering you, write down what it is and try to devise ways for dealing with it.
You could also make a list of goals: things like becoming more organized or learning new skills so that one day soon there will come a time when anyone who wants advice from me will have no choice but directing their questions my way.
Reflect on the past year
Reflecting on the past year is a great way to identify how far you’ve come and how much further you can go. It’s also a good time to make plans for the future, which will help motivate you when those inevitable times of doubt creep in.
If it’s been too long since you’ve reflected on your life this way, creating an overview of where you are now will bring clarity and a reminder of all that has changed over time:
Visualize your future goals
Visualizing your future goals is a great way to keep yourself motivated. You can do it in ten minutes or less, and it can help you stay on track for achieving the things that are most important to you.
To start, sit down with a pen and paper and write down all of your long-term goals. Then think about how each goal will change your life if it comes true, and who else will benefit from those changes. For example: “Maintaining an active social life is important to me because I want my friends and family members to be happy.” Next, imagine that this goal has already been achieved; what does it feel like? If you’re working towards something that hasn’t happened yet (like getting into medical school), picture yourself attending lectures or interacting with fellow students with ease.
Plan for obstacles
It’s a good idea to plan for obstacles. If you don’t, there’s a chance that they can throw off your whole day or even put an end to it entirely (in the form of feeling down or defeated). If you do plan for obstacles, however, it makes sense that you will be more prepared for them when they arise. By anticipating the circumstances under which you may feel less than motivated and brainstorming ways in which you could handle such situations effectively, you are taking control over how things play out. This allows us all the more freedom in our lives, freedom from what holds us back and keeps us trapped in self-defeating patterns.
Review your dreams and goals in more detail.
Reflecting on your progress is important to stay motivated and identify any issues or challenges in your life. Try writing a list of things you have achieved recently, and also reflect on what has changed since you wrote your long-term goals. Are there any things that are not going as well as they could be? What can you do to improve this?
If possible, keep a diary or journal about how everything’s going. This will help you spot patterns if things aren’t working out quite how they were supposed to – for example, if all the time spent studying starts making you feel tired but not more intelligent.
Re-read the chapter of a book you read something from or watch a video clip of a speaker you admire.
This is a great way to reinforce what you learned in the first place, as well as get more out of it. For example, if you’re currently reading a book on self-improvement and have read a chapter that has particularly resonated with you and inspired or informed some sort of action in your life, re-reading the same chapter can help solidify the lessons for future reference.
Or if there’s a particular video clip from a speaker that caught your attention regarding an idea or concept, going back to watch it again will reinforce those ideas and help them sink deeper into your mind.