Writing in a journal each day is such a wonderful way to help you check in on your thoughts and feelings. It is a beautiful ritual that has so many benefits for your life and wellbeing. Taking the time to think about the day just gone is a great way to live with more mindfulness and to set your intentions for the future. It can be so much more than just putting pen to paper. It can be time for reflection, creativity, exploration, experimentation – anything you wish! To get you started, we’re sharing our favourite 20 ways to use your journal. Enjoy!
Life is full of ups and downs, sometimes even times that feel completely upside down and sideways for that matter! Curve balls, tricky situations, unexpected change and sometimes sad and troubling times are unfortunately part of this complex life we live, and while we can’t predict or control them, we can try to control our attitude and our overall outlook. Something we find truly helpful, especially during more challenging times, is taking a moment to shift our mindset to seek out silver linings. Explore some simple tips below to help you focus more on the positives, even during negative times.
There are two quotes we often refer to at kikki.K. The first is ‘Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it.’ And the second? ‘Gratitude shared is happiness doubled.’ The reason we come back to these regularly is that they truly capture the importance of expressing your love and thanks. Something truly wonderful happens when we share our feelings of gratitude and show others how thankful we are. Happiness spreads. Joy spreads and it’s a beautiful thing.
At the end of the day, there’s so much to be thankful for, and expressing that thankfulness leads to positivity and kindness, and it really is one of the simplest things we can all do. If you need a little help, here are our top five ways to share your gratitude the kikki.K way.
One thing we know for certain is that our world is constantly changing, sometimes positively, sometimes in unexpected and not-so-welcome ways. And while we may often feel out of control and unsure when these unwanted moments and chapters of our life arise, these (more than any other time) are the times we can benefit the most from finding – and focusing on – the positives – for yourself, for others, for the world. Seeking those silver linings to help you through the challenges.
As we turn the page on another chapter and continue to focus on creating the best 2020 Pt. 2 that we can, we’re shifting our mindset to Focus on the Good – and are here to help you do the same! Plus, we’ve created a FREE downloadable to help you on your way.