2016 was a tough year and 2017 is set to be full of it’s own challenges: with New Years Resolutions feeling like a distant memory, we are all in need of a little guidance for how to stay positive. The Ups and Downs Journal is the perfect place to let go of the bad and focus on the good.
Give it a go today; jot down your answers to the following questions and feel your worries ebb out onto the page.
First the downs:
This rained on my parade: _______________________________________________
I view this as a problem/challenge, because…__________________________
The Future looks: _________________________________________________________
Would I rather be elsewhere right now? yes/no
If yes, where and why? __________________________________________________
The most annoying person I talked to: ________________________________
The biggest disappointment of the day: _______________________________
Now the Ups:
This was quite good: ____________________________________________________
This unfortunately less so:_______________________________________________ , but it doesn’t matter.
Did I reward myself? yes/no
If yes, how and for what?_______________________________________________
If no, why not? __________________________________________________________
This made me laugh: __________________________________________________
I enjoyed this: __________________________________________________________
This day was my friend because ______________________________________
My resolution for tomorrow: _________________________________________
With space to record the day’s low points followed by the day’s highlights, this journal encourages you to acknowledge the bad, let it go and embrace the good!