Today’s challenge was inspired by a message delivered today at Grace Covenant Church and is a way to internally express love.
It resonated deeply because I too believe that simply reflecting on the good things that have happened in the past has mental, physical and emotional benefits. Chemicals are released in the body when we do good, witness others doing good, or reflect on good – chemicals like endorphins, the brain’s natural painkiller, oxytocin, which lowers blood pressure, and serotonin, which combats depression.
So today’s challenge is to pass out notecards to everyone in my household and have each person capture 4 things that went well this year. We’ll consolidate them in a jar and add to the jar throughout the remainder of the year and then review them on New Year’s Eve.