23-117 Hang in There #5

Today’s Mandala Message: Count What’s Valuable

This week I’m working through Principles #21 and #22 from Jack Canfield’s “The Success Principles” entitled “Keep Score For Success” and “Practice Persistence”, respectively. I set my intention today to ponder the idea of counting what’s valuable, counting what matters, keeping track of the wins. Canfield states: “We keep score mostly of what is good, because that is what we want more of.”

In essence, it serves us best to count the number of times we got up versus the number of times we fell down. Comedian Jerry Seinfeld has this philosophy he uses called “don’t break the chain”. The gist of it is: if you want to become a better comic, you need to write better jokes, and in order to write better jokes you need to write every day. We can use that same strategy for tracking our daily wins.

So how about you? Are you more likely to keep track of when you “fall down” or when you “get up”?

is a simple exercise.
It works because it brings
moment-to-moment awareness
to the actions you take
in the area of your life
you want to improve.”

— Darren Hardy


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An Invitation

I invite you to color along with me this year as part of what I’m calling “The Year of Self-Exploration and Expansion” with all of my “Mandalas of the ___” (day, weekmonthyear). If you’re interested in more of a self-exploration approach to coloring, check out my “Coloring Mandalas as Meditation”. You can download this mandala at MandalaoftheWeek.com.


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