Words fail me

  I have a confession… I am feeling a teensy bit of pride. Pride is something I feel very uncomfortable with – it was considered a lowly, dishonourable trait by most of my family. But I’ve heard on the grapevine, feeling a sense of pride in yourself can be a good thing – just don’t […]

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My Mighty Month: March Week Three

The Mighty are running monthly self-confidence challenges all year. I religiously did the daily writing in January. Was too exhausted to do whatever the February challenge was! But I’m going to drop in late and start the March Challenge. The week three task is: Continue to focus on accomplishing the task list you made during […]

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My Mighty Month: March Week Two

The Mighty are running monthly self-confidence challenges all year. I religiously did the daily writing in January. Was too exhausted to do whatever the February challenge was! But I’m going to drop in late and start the March Challenge. The week one task is:
Make a list of your top five strengths. If you aren’t sure what your strengths are, ask a friend or family member. You can also take the VIA (Values in Action) Survey of Character Strengths.

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My Mighty Month: March Week One

The Mighty are running monthly self-confidence challenges all year. I religiously did the daily writing in January. Was too exhausted to do whatever the February challenge was! But I’m going to drop in late and start the March Challenge. The week one task is:
Make a list of your top five strengths. If you aren’t sure what your strengths are, ask a friend or family member. You can also take the VIA (Values in Action) Survey of Character Strengths.

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31 January

Personal Prompt: List five goals you’d like to accomplish next month. Develop a short strategy that will make each goal a reality.

Creative Prompt: You’ve been commissioned to create a statue for your hometown. Describe the statue.

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30 January

Personal Prompt: Write an instruction manual for taking care of yourself.

Creative Prompt: Plan a surprise party for a friend. Who is the party for, what are you celebrating, where is the event being held and how will you decorate?

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29 January

Personal Prompt: Write a letter to someone who has treated you poorly. Explain to them how their actions hurt you and strategize a way to move on. Cut and pasted from a time I did write a letter to someone who treated me poorly… And as far how I can move on? I just got a […]

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28 January

Personal Prompt: You sign up for a pen pal and are connected with someone who lives in a country on the other side of the globe. Tell them about your life and where you live.

Creative Prompt: You are on a baking competition and have to make a dessert that will impress the judges. Describe your prize-winning dish.

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27 January

Personal Prompt: Name one thing that scares you? Discuss why it scares you and think of some ways you might be able to minimize your fear. Everything scares me. I’m a big baby… I pick dogs. I’m scared shitless of dogs. I haven’t always been – I used to love them. But now I find them […]

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26 January

Personal Prompt: Describe a time when someone treated you poorly. Looking back at the situation, is there a way you would have liked to respond to express how you were feeling? I was treated very poorly in my last job. Not all the time – just at the very end. In fact the one time I was […]

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25 January

Personal Prompt: For those living with health issues, if you could cure yourself, would you? Why or why not? I don’t have health issues… Not major, incurable, long term issues. I’m getting older. Does that count? As to whether 50 is “old” – well that depends how old YOU are! If you’re 20 or more years younger […]

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