There comes a time in everyone's life when you have to go through crises. Whether it is a physical or mental health problem or financial difficulties or loss of a job or loved ones or organizational problems, if you implement proper crisis management techniques, then you can overcome these difficulties with a positive change.
A new year brings hope! See how you can experience joy and gratitude in the coming year. In times of crisis, it is hard to be hopeful. But it’s not impossible—and maybe the key to mentally surviving a crisis like this. Despite the burdens of the recent past, you can look to the future with the likelihood of positive change. You can turn turmoil and crisis into opportunity. Discover your primary inner strength that will bring you through the problems that life gives you?
Share your experience in spinning the gratitude wheel. Draw a big circle on a piece of paper; divide it into 4 sections; in each section write what brings you joy; spin a pen and share your experience with whatever joy it lands on.
Now here’s how you can turn a crisis into an opportunity! Don’t let a crisis deter you from what you love. Sometimes taking back control of your life starts with rediscovering what makes you tick, or learning to take care of yourself, or making time for the people and things that you love. Many successes are born out of uncertainty. While the world has thrown a lot at us, there are ways in which you can take control. It’s important for you to see how you can grow. What’s holding you back?
Share with us a video or photo of you catching an imaginary curveball, defending yourself with a warrior scream.
This, this, this! This is what learning from the past is all about.
Whatever you experienced last year could have made you feel good, satisfied, engaged, invigorated, inspired, and even in the flow.
What made you the happiest last year? How can you learn from this? Can you share how you felt when you were writing these down?
Share a video of yourself doing power moves to “I’m a Survivor” by Destiny’s Child or to any other powerful upbeat song. See what people say about how you’re surviving.
I love it when I see people really achieve their intentions. The secret to creating resolutions that will last is creating plans with intention. You succeed when your plans are aligned with your big-picture goals.
Tell us what your goals are for the year, and how they align with your resolutions. How do you plan to put your intention for this year into action?
Share your wish for the year, and tag two other friends in your picture.
A positive mental attitude goes a long way in changing the world around you. Positivity keeps the world going strong. I’m so glad you’re keeping it upbeat.
What an awesome message, my friend! Tell us if anyone responded. I love the hope you’re showing. Who else will be especially important to you for the coming year?
Post a short video where you dance with positivity to a song that’s trending.
Get rid of what doesn’t bring you joy! Be like Marie Kondo! When you decide to let go of what didn't work in 2020, you will open up to new possibilities in 2021.
In life, there can be a great injustice, but if you learn to let go of that pain and what didn't work for you, you can create new possibilities in 2021.
We all need to learn to let go and go on. How do you feel now?
Write down what you want to get rid of from 2020, and show us a picture of yourself tearing up that paper — and everything that you want to forget from last year.
Healing is essential to our continuing happiness. Even after a terrible year, it’s important to learn to move on and take care of yourself.
When you take care of yourself, you can get closer to keeping your intentions. If you don’t heal, how can you grow? How do you feel now?
How are you helping the people around you heal?
Share a video of you pulling an imaginary sword from your sheath and hold it up high — pretending you are cutting the ties with the pain that holds you back.
Nice! It’s so great that you can help people heal by being present for them and creating a space for them to share. Now that's what I call letting your inner child run free! How did you feel afterward? What do you think has been keeping you from giving others space and being present for them?
Share your biggest challenge of 2020 and what you want to change in 2021. Then share one thing you’ve learned during the past week — and tag a friend who needs to hear about it.
How great that you will embrace physical actions to mentally reset yourself to get better this year. It’s a terrific example of taking charge of your life.
Don’t let a crisis deter you from taking care of yourself. We all need to do something to keep us grounded and emotionally sound. It’s important to enjoy your passion guilt-free, even amidst a crisis. Did you feel any guilt or shame?
Share a video or photo of your breathing techniques to get rid of tension — and tell us how you feel.
Whatever affected you the most last year — your health, your job, where you live, whatever — you can use it to change for the better.
Thanks for sharing what you’re going to be doing this year. Can you share how you felt when you were making that decision?
Take a video of yourself flipping a coin and deciding on doing something you’re not sure about — heads for option A, tails for option B. Flip the coin and tell us your decision.
I love it when I see people show how they want to succeed, despite everything! We are all in this together. I’m so happy you’re channeling channel energy into what you want to create more of in life.
Tell us how you’re making a plan to succeed. What would you want other people to know about making a successful plan for the year ahead?
Share a brief video of you WINNING and singing “All I Do Is Win Win Win No Matter What” — or anything winning song.
It’s amazing that you are so willing to do something a little uncomfortable to help yourself grow and become happier and more successful in life! Positivity keeps the world going strong. I’m so glad you’re keeping it upbeat.
What an awesome message, my friend! Tell us if anyone responded.
I love the energy you’re showing. What is especially important for you this coming year?
Post a short video where you dance without music for 7-10 seconds.
It’s so great that you know that self-care is essential to a happy life. I’m delighted you’re taking care of yourself this year. Now that's what I call following your bliss. We all need to do what we can to make sure we’re at our best. How do you feel now? How are you scheduling self-care this year?
Post a picture or video of yourself walking in the fresh air or giving yourself a self-affirming talk.
It’s wonderful that you’re taking steps to keep on track this year! Congratulations! Getting past limiting beliefs is so important to moving forward!
When you don’t hold back, you can really take advantage of what the world has to offer. How are you making sure you break through limiting beliefs this year?
Share a picture or video of yourself making a virtual ski run with a victory dance. Celebrate your win!
It’s so great that you have set your goal for how you want to change this year, and you’re figuring out a plan for getting there and staying on course. That’s really setting your intention for the year! How did you feel about this? Has anything been keeping you from reaching your goals? What are you doing to stay on course?
Write down an outcome — such as what you hope to achieve at the end of this 30-day program. Then proclaim it by flipping your hair. If your hair is short or you don’t have hair, just do an imaginary hair flip!
How great that you are setting goals. You definitely belong to 30 percent of the population who achieve their goals! It’s a terrific example of taking charge of your life. Don’t let past challenges prevent you from taking care of yourself. We all need to do something to keep us grounded and emotionally sound. It’s important to enjoy the process toward your goal. How are you doing this?
Write down your outcome for the next 30 days, and hy you must do this for yourself. Take a picture of the outcome and share it publicly.
This is how you move ahead! Take small steps to big goals. I love it! How smart to break up your time into chunks, so you’re processing daily and long-term goals more easily. Thanks for sharing what you’re going to be doing this year. Can you share how you feel about your goals?
Draw a pyramid on a piece of paper and above it write your goal. Inside the pyramid, write out 3 actionable steps. Take a photo of this and post it.
I love it when you celebrate your milestones. It’s great that you are planning both big and small outcomes. This is what really keeps you going — no matter where you are on your journey you can always celebrate! Tell us how you’re marking today’s milestone. What is giving you satisfaction?
Share a brief video of you “raising the roof” and proclaiming to the world one thing you’ve learned this week or that you achieved today.
It’s amazing that you are working so hard yet you know the importance of taking care of yourself. Mindfulness keeps you going strong. I’m so glad you’re doing what you need to be present and fit. I’m happy to know that you have a plan for decompressing, so you can recharge. Tell us, what’s your mode of recharging?
Post a video of yourself being happy! Dancing, singing, celebrating your life! Tell us why you’re happy and share it!
It’s terrific that you are making connection a priority. Especially when so many of us have been cut off from our loved ones! I’m delighted you know you can schedule a regular connection time to connect with friends, loved ones and even yourself. We all need to do what we can to make sure we’re staying social. How do you feel now? What are the ways you’re connecting with others?
Post a video of yourself giving yourself the biggest hug, smiling your biggest smile.
It’s fantastic that you’re giving yourself breaks. You can’t keep running at 100% all the time. I’m so glad you know you realize that healing is an essential part of growth and that you’re giving yourself breaks and also scheduling naps, meditation, reflection time and other moments for stepping back from the rush of daily life. When you don’t take care of yourself, your work and your outlook can suffer. What are you doing specifically?
Share a video of you massaging your head for 15 seconds or so to a soothing song — classical or pop, your choice — it’s a chill-out head massage.
It’s so great that you are figuring out your why for the year. You know that goal-setting is essential in the planning process for long-term success. Without goals, we only guess at our progress. How are you feeling about the coming year? Is anything standing in the way of your goals?
Share a video of yourself holding a victory pose, and saying how you will succeed this year.
How great that you are breaking down your goal into actionable steps, and you’re feeling less overwhelmed about reaching your outcome. This is such a wonderful way to change your life. Try to do something each day that will move you forward. What are your plans for this? How do you feel about it?
Post a video or photo of yourself doing something uncomfortable like taking a cold shower for 10 seconds — and celebrating your win.
This is how you gain perspective — you look behind to look ahead! How smart to zoom back and see what you’ve done, so you can make adjustments to make sure you can still reach your goals. Can you share how you feel about where you are in reaching your goals?
Film yourself asking yourself the one thing great you did this week. Share it and shout yes.
I love that you are learning to celebrate every little goal, not just big ones. You know that celebrating wins moves you forward to the big goal with more energy and joy. This is what really keeps you going — no matter where you are on your journey you can always celebrate! Tell us how far you’ve come — what is making you.
Share a video or photo of yourself assuming a winning pose, whatever you feel makes you look like a winner — and shout out why you’re doing so well.
It’s amazing that you are able to find new ways to make your everyday tasks so rewarding. Creating routines leads to great results — but keeping those routines fresh makes you even happier to keep at it. I’m delighted that you’re doing what it takes to continue reaching your goal. How are you making your routines fresh?
Share a video of yourself looking into the mirror when you wake up in the morning, and saying, “Thank You and I love you.”
It’s terrific that you are protecting yourself from overdoing it and running at full charge all the time by scheduling self-care or downtime. I’m glad to see that you are aware that even the best intentions can be overdone if you don’t give yourself a break. We all need to schedule time off to heal. How are you feeling? What are the ways you’re disconnecting this year?
Share a video of your “me time”. Go somewhere into nature (a beach, a park, your backyard). Sit in silence for 5 minutes (phones off). Write down in pen and paper what came up for you and let us know.
It’s fantastic that you’re practicing gratitude to ensure that you maintain a good attitude as you work toward your goal. Gratitude is a gift for your self-esteem. I’m so glad you know that being grateful to others makes you stronger. How are you being grateful today? What specifically gives you gratitude?
Toss the gratitude ball. Share a video of you saying what you’re grateful for, packing your gratitude into an imaginary ball in your hands, and sending it to the sky. Release your gratitude to others.
It’s fantastic that you’re not concerned with setbacks but with what lies ahead and how well you’ve done. I’m so glad you know that you realize how much progress you’ve already made. You realize it’s not productive to judge yourself if you have any setbacks. Treat setbacks and failures as part of the process. What are you doing to keep yourself moving forward? How do you feel about your progress?
Share your success. Post one thing you’ve succeeded at during this 30-day challenge! Share why this has been so important. Tag two friends.
It’s wonderful that you’ve developed healthy routines in pursuing your goal. Routines are the best ways to move ahead with purpose. I’m so glad you know that you can turn what you've learned into good habits to keep the momentum going. What are the good habits and routines you’re developing? How do you feel after 30 days?
Powerful Pose and Congratulations. Film yourself striking a powerful pose to congratulate yourself on completing the 30-Day Challenge. Shout “Yay!”