I enjoy life. I choose habits that contribute to my happiness and success. My heart is light. I think positive. I look on the bright side.

I motivate myself to take risks by focusing on what I have to gain. I take pride in my accomplishments and give myself credit for making progress. I learn from experience. I view setbacks as an opportunity to learn and grow.

I manage stress. I find ways to relax that work for me. I listen to my favorite music or take a walk outdoors. I calm my mind with meditation and prayer.

I practice forgiveness. I let of resentments and grudges. I wish others well even when they disappoint me. I forgive myself too. I accept myself as I am, and move on.

I cultivate gratitude. I count my blessings and give thanks.

I spend time with family and friends. I surround myself with a strong network of love and support. I plan family dinners and outings. I invite my friends to join me when I go shopping or work out.

I remember to laugh and smile. I tell my family stories about the funny things that happen at work. I show others that I am happy to see them.

Today, I create routines that help me to remain cheerful and upbeat. My heart is brimming over with joy and positivity.

Self-Reflection Questions:

  1. What is one habit I can develop that will lighten my heart?
  2. How does my faith help me to overcome challenges?
  3. Can I control how happy I am? How?